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  • Posted On November 27, 2017
    Water is precious. And its quality is as important for our survival as its quantity. Many recent Lha articles have been about the quantity of water. Either about water exploitation or misuse of water resources,…
  • Posted On October 4, 2017
    by Mary Trewartha. Herding yaks on Tibet’s uplands is helping to save the wetlands from desertification. A report by chinadialogue – an independent organisation dedicated to promoting understanding of China’s urgent environmental
  • Posted On September 22, 2017
    By Lodoe Gyatso Tibetan nomads in China’s northwestern Qinghai province are being forced to abandon their traditional grazing lands.
  • Posted On March 24, 2017
    When we think of the impact of climate change on the world’s ice, we usually think first of the North and South Poles.
  • Posted On March 16, 2017
    Researchers have found the earliest known fossil of a primitive woolly rhino in the Himalayas, in addition to many

Keeping Dhasa Clean and Green

25488439_1511225368931722_8136672186717468980_oClean and GreenLha’s monthly mass clean up for December was held on the 16th with about50 participants, as usual Lha students and volunteers came along to help. This month we picked up litter around the main temple, Kora pathway and below Potala road. Even though we clean the area every month, there is a truck full of garbage every time. ….

Mass Cleanup

21753079_1427845737269686_2638590048875122150_oLha staff, students and volunteers gathered on September 16 for a cleanup around the main temple. Around 60 people took part in the day which was a part of our monthly mass cleanup programme. This monthly mass cleanup takes place every third Saturday and all offers of help are very much appreciated. For further ….

World Environment Day

18766678_10213685320225508_7734912871780729788_oBy Lobsang Tsering World Environment Day – which is observed on June 5 every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action. On the day, Lha Charitable Trust held a Mass Cleanup, which includes an awareness programme with talks and the distribution of pamphlets in three different languages – Tibetan, English and Hindi. ….

Connecting people to nature

By lobzang Chosdon; first position.

The environment is the natural world which consists of human beings, animals, plants and other living and non-living things. ….

Connection People to nature

Karma Tenzin; 2nd position. Advanced class.

There is no sentient being who is disconnected from nature. But in this modern day, despite the technological advances and scientific ….

Connecting people to nature

By  Dorjee Zangpo; 3th position. English advanced Class

From the smallest microorganisms to the largest animals, all life on earth has a common ancestor. Everything is connected to ….

Chinese Workers Dismantle Tibetan Study Site, Evict People

BEIJING —
Chinese government workers are dismantling buildings and evicting residents at Larung Gar, one of the world’s largest centers of Tibetan Buddhist learning, according to overseas-based Tibetan groups, though a local official said the site was being renovated. ….