Saving Ladakh

Hanle village and the Indus river in the Changthang plateau of the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Wild ass in the picturesque pastures and landscape at Hanle-Changthang.
Wild flowers near Sumdo village.
Likir village.
A Changpa couple shearing a Pashmina goat in Changthang.
The meander of the Indus on its way to the Hemis National Park.
A wetland near Nyoma, Changthang.
Sunset at Tso Kar.
A view of the Leh valley from the Thiksey monastery.
A herd of yak dot the breathtaking Changthang landscape.
A livestock herd at Hanle.
Marshlands at Hanle.
A garbage dump at the Tso Kar.
The majestic Pangong Tso in the Changthang plateau.
Tourist tents along the Pangong Tso.
The "3 Idiots Cafe" near the lake area.
A black-necked crane at Changthang.
Red fox on rock, Hanle.
Red fox with its pup.
A Marmot eating a biscuit at Pangong. Feeding wild marmots is illegal.
Participants at the two-day Vikalp Sangam held in Leh in July.
Local produce on sale during the Vikalp Sangam.
Solar panels energise the entire campus of the SECMOL.