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  • Harsh winter, heavy snowfall have recharged Ice Stupas in Ladakh

    Harsh winter, heavy snowfall have recharged Ice Stupas in Ladakh

    These artificial glaciers provide abundant water during summers in the Phayang and adjoining areas of Ladakh where the temperature was hovering around -20 degrees Celsius.

    January 22, 2020
  • Ice stupas to the rescue

    Ice stupas to the rescue

    The cold desert area of Ladakh has gradually started greening as enterprising residents of the area have discovered the technique of building ice stupas (artificial glaciers) that not only store water for irrigation but can also be an answer to the challenge of melting glaciers. The ice stupa technique to conserve water was developed by …

    February 11, 2018