Tag Archives: Environment

  • Dalai Lama calls for ‘century of compassion’

    The Dalai Lama has called for a century of compassion and peace in which the gap between the rich and poor narrows and environmental stewardship is a priority. ...

  • Youth dies of electrocution in McLeod Ganj

    A Tibetan youth has died after he was electrocuted while taking pictures for an environment project on Thursday in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • An Irishman’s Diary

    Who knew that the "Abominable Snowman" – one of the most enduring myths of the last century – had an Offaly connection? ...

  • China Gold International announces 2011 exploration plan in Tibet

    China Gold International Resources announces the 2011 exploration plan for its Jiama Copper-Gold poly-metallic project in Tibet. ...

  • Himalayan Viagra leads to violent clashes

    A report in The Guardian has highlighted the violent confrontations that are occurring in Tibet, as people scramble to collect 'Himalayan Viagra'. ...

  • Brahma Chellaney Beware of water wars

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's disclosure that during his recent Beijing visit he raised the issue of international rivers flowing out of Tibet underscores the enormous implications of China's hydro-engineering projects and plans. ...

  • Report says Arctic temperatures at record highs

    Autumn temperatures in the Arctic are at record levels, the Arctic Ocean is getting warmer and less salty as sea ice melts, and reindeer herds appear to be declining, researchers reported Thursday. ...

  • A quarter of mammals at risk for extinction

    At least 25 percent of the world's wild mammals are at risk of extinction, according to a survey released yesterday. Mammals that live on land face hunting and the loss of their habitat, ...

  • World’s common birds declining

    The populations of the world's common birds are declining as a result of continued habitat loss, a global assessment has warned. ...

  • Arctic ice in “Death Spiral,” near record low

    The Arctic Ocean's sea ice has shrunk to its second smallest area on record, close to 2007's record-shattering low, scientists report. The ice is in a "death spiral" and may disappear ...