Wednesday, 29 August 2012

EDD discusses Mining in Tibet

EDD head Mr. Tenzin Norbu was invited by Voice of America to discuss the rise of under regulated mining in Tibet and its impact on Tibetan society, economy, and environment.

Here is the video of the discussion:

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

EDD concludes Environment Awareness Program in South India

The team of researchers of Environment and development desk of DIIR successfully concluded its month-long awareness program among the monastic and lay Tibetan communities in the five settlements in south India.

Recently, EDD concluded its awareness program in south India during a hall-packed gathering in Camp 4 of Mundgod Doeguling Tibetan settlement. The month-long program was well received by people from different walks of life and was well attended by a total of around 5,800 people in five major Tibetan settlements in south India including Bylakuppe Lugsung Samdupling, Bylakuppe Dickyi Larsoe, Hunsur Rabgyeling, Kollegal Dhondenling and Mundgod Doeguling.