Tag Archives: Environment

  • Brazil faces global backlash over Amazon fires

    The Amazon rainforest, often referred to as the lungs of the Earth, has been ravaged by a record number of fires this year, sparking global outrage over Brazil’s environmental policies. ...

  • Tibet’s climate, land use policy not China’s internal affair: Sangay

    CTA President Sangay on Sunday said at a time when climate change is gaining momentum, Tibet’s climate and land use policies should not be treated solely as ‘internal affairs’ of China. ...

  • Four bodies and ten tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    Four bodies have been retrieved from Everest and some ten tonnes of garbage plucked from the mountain at the end of this year's climbing season, Nepal authorities said Monday. ...

  • Three tonnes of rubbish collected from Everest

    A clean-up team sent to Mount Everest has collected three tonnes of garbage in its first two weeks, officials said Wednesday, in an ambitious plan to clean the world's highest rubbish dump. ...

  • Expert warns of environmental catastrophe in Tibet

    Michael Buckley, Tibet specialist and environmentalist, has warned of the looming ecological and environmental catastrophe due to climate change, affecting the lives of billions of people. ...

  • Students around the world join protest for climate change

    Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders. ...

  • China closes Everest base camp in Tibet due to garbage

    China has closed the Mount Everest base camp in Tibet to tourists who don't have climbing permits in order to deal with the mounting garbage problem at the site, officials say. ...

  • McLeod Ganj finally gets attention from local authorities

    Local authorities are at last taking the initiative to clean up McLeod Ganj. Sanitation Supervisor Surindar Shukla said there are proposals for improvements, including adding recycling. ...

  • Dobhi Tibetan settlement affected by flood; CTA yet to reach out

    Life has been disrupted in the nothern Indian states of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir due to incessant rainfall over the past few days. ...

  • Paul Grogan Buddhism and ecologically-sustainable living

    Tibetan Buddhism provides a very powerful over-arching framework for us to address the ecological crisis and achieve more sustainable living for our society. ...