Post Tagged with: "Environment"

Tibetan Environmentalist Kunga Tsayang: “Without Outside Influences, We Would Not Need to Protect the Environment”

Tibetan Environmentalist Kunga Tsayang: “Without Outside Influences, We Would Not Need to Protect the Environment”

0 by / on 09/10/2019, 18:20 / in Comment, Latest

High Peaks Pure Earth presents an article about Tibetans and the environment, originally published in Chinese by the TibetSheep WeChat channel on October 1, 2018. The article is the seventh in a series of write ups from a group calling themselves the “Social and Natural Resources Study Group”.

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“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

“Superstition Is The Cause Of Environmental Destruction” By Thubten Phuntsok

2 by / on 11/09/2019, 18:03 / in Comment, Latest, Society

High Peaks Pure Earth presents the English translation of a Tibetan language article by Tibetan scholar Professor Thubten Phuntsok which was posted online on July 16, 2019. That day corresponded with the Buddhist festival of Universal Prayer Day or Dzam Ling Chi Sang.

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Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

Guest Post and Music Video About Tibetan Nomads

0 by / on 27/09/2017, 12:48 / in Comment, Guest Post, Music, Music from Tibet

High Peaks Pure Earth presents a guest post by Tenzin Choekyi. Tenzin Choekyi is an environmental science and policy graduate. She has previously worked as interpreter, translator for Restored Voice Project, a non-fiction book project about exiled Tibetan nuns. 

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The Shocking State of Niubei Mountain Captured by My Camera Lens!

The Shocking State of Niubei Mountain Captured by My Camera Lens!

0 by / on 10/05/2017, 22:42 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a Chinese language post by Tibetan photographer Namkhar and distributed via a WeChat channel called MiPai on April 5, 2017.

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“Tibetans, I Ask You to Go On Pilgrimage In A Civilised Manner!” By Reba Gerong Tsering

“Tibetans, I Ask You to Go On Pilgrimage In A Civilised Manner!” By Reba Gerong Tsering

1 by / on 02/11/2016, 20:38 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated an essay that was originally written by Reba Gerong Tsering in 2015 but circulated more recently on the official WeChat channel of Tibetan poet Gade Tsering on August 15, 2016.

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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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“A Way to Remember” – Tributes to the Late Khawa Nyingchak

“A Way to Remember” – Tributes to the Late Khawa Nyingchak

0 by / on 10/05/2016, 22:47 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth presents English translations of blog posts written in tribute to the young poet, writer and environmentalist Khawa Nyingchak who tragically passed away on June 26, 2015.

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A Reflection on the So-Called “Ten Virtues” By Khenpo Pema Tsering

A Reflection on the So-Called “Ten Virtues” By Khenpo Pema Tsering

1 by / on 19/01/2016, 16:30 / in Comment

High Peaks Pure Earth has translated a commentary on the new “Ten Virtues” by Khenpo (Abbot) Pema Tsering that has been circulating on the popular mobile phone app WeChat since July 2015.

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“Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” By Liu Jianqiang, Translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh

“Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” By Liu Jianqiang, Translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh

0 by / on 10/01/2016, 22:44 / in Reading List

Published in December 2010 by Lexington Books, “Tibetan Environmentalists in China: The King of Dzi” by Liu Jianqiang and translated by Ian Rowen; Cyrus K. and Emily T. Yeh weaves together the life stories of five extraordinary contemporary Tibetans involved in environmental protection.

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“Fire & Ice” By Jonathan Mingle

“Fire & Ice” By Jonathan Mingle

0 by / on 05/08/2015, 10:51 / in Reading List

Published in March 2015 by St. Martin’s Press, “Fire and Ice: Soot, Solidarity, and Survival on the Roof of the World” by Jonathan Mingle looks at black carbon, the second largest contributor to global warming after carbon dioxide.

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