By 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. ….
Chinese demolition crews, accompanied by police and government officials, have begun tearing down parts of what is considered the largest Buddhist study institute in the world. ….
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. ….
Peace and survival of life on earth as we know it are threatened by human activities which lack a commitment to humanitarian values. Destruction of nature and nature resources results from ignorance, greed and lack of respect for the earth’s living things. ….
At least nine people who were buried by an avalanche in Tibet’s far west were confirmed dead on Monday (18 July). In addition to the human loss, 350 sheep and 110 yaks were buried when the snow shifted up to eight metres on to grazing land on Sunday (17 July). ….
London — New evidence has revealed that a Chinese company is making large profits through bottled mineral water originating from underground water extracted from Mount Kailash, one of Tibet’s highest mountains and a site sacred to four religions. ….