Yaks grazing by a lake surrounded by sand dunes in the Sanjiangyuan (Three River Sources) National Nature Reserve at an altitude of 4300m. Desertification at such a high altitude is a rare occurrence globally but it has become increasingly common in the past years. This region, Madoi County, has desert accounting for 35% of its total area.

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Ian Teh/Pulitzer Center/Panos Pictures
City
Qinghai
Country
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)
2.9 MB size on disk
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