Local Tibetans work to keep Asian rivers healthy

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The name, Sanjiangyuan, actually translates to mean “Three Rivers’ Headwaters.” It’s not only a huge water source for China, water from the plateau also flows into several other Asian countries. In his latest report, Han Bin traveled to the reserve, to find out what local Tibetans are doing to keep this vital water source alive and healthy and how melting snow may be a sign of an impending crisis.

Monastery works to keep Asian rivers healthy

Monastery works to keep Asian rivers healthy

The name, Sanjiangyuan, actually translates to mean "Three Rivers' Headwaters." It's not only a huge water source for China, water from the plateau also flows into several other Asian countries. In his latest report, Han Bin traveled to the reserve, to find out what local Tibetans are doing to keep this vital water source alive and healthy and how melting snow may be a sign of an impending crisis.