• A Tibetan girl in a village in the region of Aba. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • Tibetan children in a village in the region of Aba. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A man stands on a bridge that leads to newly built homes, built to rehouse local Tibetans displaced by the Maoergai Dam, in the Tibetan region of Aba.  South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • Tibetans in a village in the region of Aba. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • The town of Heishui, which lies in a valley between steep mountains in the foothills of the Tibetan Plateau, in the Tibetan region of Aba in northern Sichuan province.
  • Tibetans storing freshly harvested corn, high in the mountains of Aba, on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau.
  • Tibetans storing freshly harvested corn, high in the mountains of Aba, on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau.
  • A Tibetan woman collects corn in the mountains of Aba. As temperatures rise on the plateau, communities living on the “roof of the world” will be some of the first to feel the effects.
  • A Tibetan man in a village in the region of Aba. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A Tibetan man in a village in the region of Aba. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • The Dagu Glacier park on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • Streetscene in the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • Tibetan woman looking at a cellphone in the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A man talking on his cellphone in the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • The side of a mountain along a road that leads to the Maoergai Dam. Large-scale damming projects have caused knock-on environmental effects that have altered the local landscape forever. South-east Tibetan Plateau, in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A man walks through a village in the Tibetan foothills near the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • Tibetans harvesting wheat in the Tibetan foothills near the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A Tibetan man near the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A small mine in the Tibetan foothills near the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • A Tibetan man looks out onto a reservoir which lies behind the Maoergai Dam. Three villages were flooded when the dam was created leading to the relocation of hundreds of local residents.
  • A traditional Tibetan house in the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • As a result of increased run-off from melting glaciers and increased rainfall in the region, flooding is becoming a common occurrence in the mountains of northern Sichuan. In Heishui town, a path has collapsed as a result of the disturbance of land beneath it, next to the Heishui River.
  • A young boy in the town of Heishui on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China.
  • The Dagu Glacier park on the south-east edge of the Tibetan Plateau in Sichuan Province, western China. The glacier has been shrinking in recent years, as a result of rising temperatures in the region.
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