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Second Part of Talk Series on Tibet's Environment Begins 24 August

August 24, 2010

Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)
August 23, 2010

Dharamshala -- The Tibetan children studying in
schools based in the South Indian state of
Karnataka are set to receive important facts and
information on Tibet's crucial environmental
issues. The talk series on Tibet's environment is
part of an awareness programme to be jointly
organised by the Department of Information and
International Relations and the Education
Department in commemorating the 75th birth
anniversary of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

The talks on would be Tibet's environment and its
significance, and topics related to general
environmental awareness and wildlife trafficking
and conservation, said Mr Tenzin Norbu, executive
head of DIIR's Environment and Development Desk (EDD).

It would be the second leg of the awareness
programme to be conducted by two researchers from
the EDD. The researchers are Dhondup Dolma and Jigme Norbu, said Mr Norbu.

The first talk is scheduled to start at the
Institute for Small Trade Learning, a vocational
training centre for Tibetans located at
Nelamangla in Bangalore, on 24 August. Another
talk would be held in Bangalore on the next day.

The researchers would then visit the Central
Tibetan Schools (CST) and the Tibetan Children
Village School in settlements in Mundgod,
Kollegal, Bylakuppe and Hunsur. The schedules
are: at CST schools in Mundgod settlement from 27
– 28 August; CST in Kollegal on 30 August; CST
CVP at Dekyi Larso in Bylakupee on 3 September;
CST at Lugsum in Bylakupee on 4 September; TCV
Bylakuppe on 4 August and CST Gurupura in Hunsur on 6 September.
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