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24april20103

China Admits Dam Construction in Tibet

Dharamshala: China has finally admitted to the construction of a dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo River. The admission follows years of denial, even after satellite images in 2009 clearly showed the construction of the dam. Last Updated on Saturday, 24 April 2010 19:14

 
22january20103

UN Climate Panel: Himalayan Glaciers Warning Not Backed Up By Evidence

Geneva - A U.N. warning that Himalayan glaciers were melting faster than any other place in the world and may be gone by 2035 was not backed up by science, U.N. climate experts said on 20 January — an admission that could energize climate change critics. Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2010 16:12

 

Gyalwang Karmapa Launches Website for Environmental Protection

Dharamshala: His Eminence the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje launched the new website dedicated to environmental protection in the Himalayan region initiated by a network of thirty-six Buddhist monasteries across India, Nepal and Bhutan.

 
24october20096

His Eminence the Karmapa Lama delivers keynote speech for International Day of Climate Action

Dharamshala: Over 4,600 events were held in more than 177 countries today marking the International Day of Climate Action sponsored by the US-based NGO 350.org, one of which took place at the Tibetan Children's Village (TCV) in McLeod Ganj, Dharamsala. The event coincided with TCV's 49th anniversary, and was co-sponsored by the Environmental and Development Desk (EED) of the Department of International Relations and the Clean Upper Dharamsala Project (CUDP) of the Tibetan Settlement Office and Tesi Environmental Awareness Movement. It consisted of a panel discussion, photo exhibition, film screening, and signature campaign. Last Updated on Saturday, 24 October 2009 18:24
 
2september200990

H.H the Dalai Lama took part in a religious talk: A Dialogue between Man and Nature

Taipei: Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Catholic Cardinal Shan Kuo-Hsi took part in a series of religious talks titled "A Dialogue Between Man and Nature" on Wednesday morning, in Kaohsiung city, southern Taiwan. Prior to the proceedings, both parties conducted prayers for victims of the recent typhoon. Cardinal Shan emphasized the necessity of advance government preparation for natural disasters and the reduction of carbon emission. His Holiness the Dalai Lama stressed the need for expert opinions and viable solutions. Last Updated on Saturday, 12 September 2009 10:14
 
18august20094

Mining project in Tibet puts human lives and environment in jeopardy

Dharamshala: Feeling grave danger to both human lives and animals because of the toxic waste from the mining work in Meldro Gungkar located near Tibet's capital Lhasa, the local Tibetan residents from Gyami township have filed a petition urging the Chinese authorities to put an immediate halt to the mining project. Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 October 2009 08:03
 

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