Archive du blog pour June 2015

An Ecology of Well-Being

We place great emphasis on the environment in terms of natural wealth, and the importance of its preservation for the future of the biosphere. But we must also highlight the fact that the presence of a healthy natural environment has a remarkable effect on our subjective well-being. In his book An Ecology of Happiness, Éric… Read more »

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Children Don’t Climb Trees Anymore

Recently I was in eastern France and had a chance to walk in the countryside. A friend who had accompanied me said: “Once upon a time, during cherry season, we would all be up in the trees filling our boots and arms with cherries. Nowadays the cherries stay on the branches. The children don’t climb… Read more »

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Nepal earthquakes: Karuna-Shechen’s action – 2

With our network of partners, since the first quake in Nepal, Karuna-Shechen has helped 140,135 people in 379 villages, bringing essential medical, food and relief aid to the most vulnerable populations. We have also put in place a special program for pregnant women and new mothers. On top of their normal food rations, they receive… Read more »

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Choyu, by Matthieu Ricard – 2

The glacier that comes down in fronf of Choyu, or Cho Oyu, (8,201 metres, 26,906 ft), the sixth highest mountain in the world, located on the Tibet-Nepal border, 20 km west of Mount Everest. “Choyu” comes from the Tibetan name Jowo Yu (jo bo g.yu), “Turquoise Lord”. A few kilometres west of Cho Oyu is… Read more »

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Choyu, by Matthieu Ricard

Choyu, or Cho Oyu, (8,201 metres, 26,906 ft) is the sixth highest mountain in the world, located on the Tibet-Nepal border, 20 km west of Mount Everest.. “Choyu” comes from the Tibetan name Jowo Yu (jo bo g.yu), “Turquoise Lord”. A few kilometres west of Cho Oyu is Nangpa La (5,716m/18,753 ft), a pass that… Read more »

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