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Buddhist Monks in the Himalayas Learn Fresh Water Conservation

Representatives of about 50 Buddhist monasteries are in the Indian capital to discuss fresh water conservation and preservation of the fragile ecosystem in the high Himalayan ranges and the Tibetan plateau. Tibetan spiritual leader Ogyen Trinley Dorje says studies show that the entire world faces an environmental emergency, but in the case of Tibet and all of Asia this is a “very immediate emergency.” Speaking to VOA in New Delhi, he said, “Among particular concerns I think the...

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