Grasslands in Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve. Studies on the Yellow River have identified overgrazing of yaks and sheep and cultivation without proper protection measurements as one of the main human activities causing desertification in this vulnerable region. Climate change, especially rising temperatures, has also accelerated the natural process.

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Ian Teh/Pulitzer Center/Panos Pictures
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Qinghai
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China
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none
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
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