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“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

“Those People” A Poem About Mining By Theurang

5 by / on 08/06/2016, 17:47 / in Comment, Poetry

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a new poem by Tashi Rabten, writing under his pen name, Theurang. The poem was written on May 22, 2016 and has been circulating on WeChat since then.

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Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

Chamdo: “If They Obstruct Mining, Monasteries Will be Closed and Villagers Arrested” By Woeser

0 by / on 07/10/2013, 11:07 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on June 22, 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on June 24, 2013. The blogpost follows up on the previous article “Chamdo: Village and Monasteries are Covered in Five-Starred Red Flags”, an article that attracted attention from this Washington Post blog and […]

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“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

“A Gyama Resident Talks About the Disaster Brought About by Mining Activities” By Woeser

0 by / on 02/09/2013, 17:33 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in May 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on May 30, 2013. The post is a follow up to the last two articles on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet, “Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the […]

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“Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the Water Supply Will Continue” By Woeser

“Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Clearly Shows the Contamination of the Water Supply Will Continue” By Woeser

0 by / on 12/08/2013, 15:46 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written in April 2013 for the Tibetan service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on April 30, 2013. The post is a follow up to the last article on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet, “Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?”. To […]

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“Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?” By Woeser

“Was Lhasa’s Mining Disaster Caused By A ‘Natural Disaster’?” By Woeser

0 by / on 06/08/2013, 11:31 / in Comment, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser written on April 2, 2013 for the Mandarin service of Radio Free Asia and published on her blog on April 4, 2013. The post focuses on mining in the Gyama area of central Tibet and is a direct follow-up to the March 30, 2013 post on her blog. Subsequently, Woeser […]

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Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

Landslide Induced by Frenzied Mining at Hometown of Songtsen Gampo is said to be a “Natural Disaster” By Woeser

1 by / on 09/04/2013, 00:02 / in Comment, News, Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an English translation of a blogpost by Woeser written on March 30, 2013, and published on her blog on the same day. The blogpost was written by Woeser in immediate response to the fatal landslide in Gyama Valley in central Tibet that engulfed a gold mining area. As mentioned in the blogpost, Woeser has long […]

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2006 Appeal Letter Against Mining in Amdo, Tibet, Resurfaces Online

2006 Appeal Letter Against Mining in Amdo, Tibet, Resurfaces Online

1 by / on 16/11/2011, 23:17 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost and open letter related to mining and environmental destruction in Tibet. The blogpost was posted on a Sina blog on August 28, 2011 but re-posts an open letter from 2006 by villagers in the Gepasumdo (Ch: Tongde) county which is located in Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) in Amdo, part of Qinghai province today. […]

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Contamination of Drinking Water Caused by Mining: An Appeal Letter from Kumbum Monastery

Contamination of Drinking Water Caused by Mining: An Appeal Letter from Kumbum Monastery

0 by / on 29/07/2011, 21:12 / in News

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an appeal letter from Amdo, Tibet, that was written on June 30, 2011 and published on a TibetCul blog on July 13, 2011. The original post is no longer accessible: http://zongkawang.tibetcul.com/126315.html Located in today’s Qinghai Province in the PRC, as the appeal letter states, Kumbum Monastery is a sacred, historic and very important site […]

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“Mining Tycoon Says: Tibetans Hope to Get Rich from Mining” By Woeser

“Mining Tycoon Says: Tibetans Hope to Get Rich from Mining” By Woeser

0 by / on 29/09/2010, 21:53 / in Woeser

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a blogpost by Woeser that was originally written for broadcast on Radio Free Asia on September 9, 2010 in Beijing and posted on her blog on September 28, 2010.  This is another blogpost by Woeser that deals with mining in Tibet. For previous articles by Woeser on this topic see: Tibet’s Water Pollution and […]

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Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

Ten Years of High Peaks Pure Earth Celebrated at Columbia University, New York

0 by / on 25/04/2019, 06:57 / in Comment, Latest, News

On April 8, 2019, an event was held at Columbia University, New York, to mark the tenth anniversary of this website High Peaks Pure Earth. We’d like to thank all those who attended and have given help, support and encouragement to us over the years.

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