Michael Buckley is an environmentalist, an adventure-travel writer and documentary filmmaker who specializes in the Himalayan and Southeast Asian regions. Meltdown in Tibet, published in November 2014 by Palgrave MacMillan, features a preface from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Meltdown in Tibet, which has received widespread acclaim and media coverage, is a shocking expose of the wide-reaching and serious environmental issues in Tibet that have been under-reported, or not reported at all.
Michael is the author of a number of other books about Tibet, including: Eccentric Explorers (winner, biography category, National Indie Excellence Awards, USA); Heartlands: Travels in the Tibetan World (winner, Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award, USA); Tibet: The Bradt Guide; and Shangri-La: A Travel Guide to the Himalayan Dream. You can read more about Michael here www.himmies.com and here www.WildYakFilms.com