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    an altitude of 4,500 meters."He said the grass had been spared from cattle."Starting from 2005, we banned grazing on nearly

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    4 million hectares of grassland in 27 counties of seven citi▓es," he says.The residents get government subsidie▓s fo

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r downsizing their herds, as well as job ▓opportunities in environmental conservation projects n▓ear their homes, says Zhang.Dradul, a farmer-tu▓rned-forestry worker in Zayul County of Nyingchi Prefecture, earned 14,000 yuan (2,060 U.S. dollars)▓ las

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t year by patrolling a nature reserve near his home and looking after the woods. "▓Before I took the job in 2005, my family of s▓ix made 3,400 yuan by toiling on the farm."Dradul is among 80,000 forestry workers in Tibet. ▓The regional

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and of northern Tibet had increased by nearl

environment protection bureau says ▓their average annual wage was 5,625 yuan la▓st year.Meanwhile, the wide use of methane gas in rural Tibet has also improved the plateau environment and saved at least 1,000 yuan in coal and firewood for each

4," says Zhang. "It's amazing any plants grow at all on the traditionally infertile ▓land of northern Tibet at