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His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally recognized the Co-Founders of Operation Smile, Dr.
His Holiness Addressed Universal Responsibility & Alleviating Inner Turmoil through Compassion in the 21st Century at a Public Talk at the Forum, Presented by Chase on the 25th and Q & A Session with
LONDON, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark Conference in London on God in the 21stCentury Around 500 delegates from 26 countries attended
"Dalai Lama Awakening" a film that explores the spiritual and life-changing journeys of innovative Western thinkers who have met with the Dalai Lama.
Recent decades may have been the wettest in 3,500 years in North East Tibet – according to climate researchers at the University of East Anglia (UK) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Lanzhou, China).
Genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau likely originated around 30,000 years ago in peoples related to contemporary Sherpa.
Charity single brings together some of the greatest voices in the world to promote humanity's common ground and an international children's charity LOS ANGELES, Jan.
As glaciers melt and sea levels rise due to global warming, coastal regions and islands are beginning to panic. But even places as high up in the mountains as Tibet can face the negative consequences of melting glaciers.
LEEDS, England, January 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leeds-based not-for-profit and educational charity Lhasa Limited acquires new headquarters [http://www.lhasalimited.org/?utm_source=PR/Web&utm_medium=online&utm_campaign=Office%20Move
Scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco say the formation of the Hangay and the Altai mountain ranges may have led to the expansion of Asia’s largest desert.
The Tibetan Pony is a breed of pony native to Tibet, once believed to be bred from ancient Mongolian stock and other Chinese breeds. Horses have been kept by wealthy locals and farmers in Tibet, as well as by the Dalai Lama and other religious figures. Some Tibetan ponies were gifts to Chinese Emperors during the Ming and Tang dynasties. They were also traded for tea from the southern Sichuan province into the late 1950s. The route traveled for this trade activity was a route between Lhasa...
The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), also known as the chiru, is native to the Tibetan Plateau. Its range is nearly completely restricted to China, including Xinjiang, Tibet, and Qinghai, with a few populations occurring in Ladakh, India. This species prefers a habitat on flatlands with open areas and little vegetation. The Tibetan antelope is the sole member of its genus and holds no subspecies. Its genus name, Pantholops, means “all antelope” in Latin. There is one extinct...
The Lhasa Apso is a hunting breed from Tibet originally bred to guard monasteries. The breed often barked a warning to its master until the master came to check on the intruder. The breed generally stands 10 to 11 inches tall and weighs 12 to 14 pounds. The breed should have muscular legs and a tail which is carried in a tight screw over the back. The Lhasa Apso has medium sized dark brown eyes and a black nose. Its coat is double layered. The coat can be nearly any color and is generally...
The Onager (Equus hemionus), is a large mammal belonging to the horse family. It is native to the deserts of Syria, Iran, Pakistan, India, Israel, and Tibet. It is sometimes referred to as the half ass or Asian Wild Ass. There are six subspecies recognized, of which one is extinct and two endangered. Their range has contracted greatly under pressures of hunting and habitat loss. Onagers are a little larger than donkeys at about 640 pounds and 6.8 feet lengthwise. They are short-legged...
The Tibetan Macaque (Macaca thibetana), also known as Milne-Edwards' Macaque, is found in China, Tibet and Vietnam. This species lives in subtropical forests (mixed deciduous to evergreen) at altitude that range from 2,625 to 6,562 feet (800 to 2000 m). The Tibetan Macaque has a long dense brown fur with whiskers but a hairless face. The infants have silver and black fur that changes to its adult color at the age of two. Its diet consists mostly of fruit. It will also consume seeds, leaves,...
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