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Five Environmental Lessons We Can Learn from Buddhist Monks

July 22nd, 2013 | by Guest Author

My friend Julia recently visited Buddhist monasteries in Nepal and India and was deeply touched by the Tibetan Monks there. Living on less than a dollar a day, the monks she met were models of spiritual humility, happiness and simplicity. She came back from Nepal and the monastery full of life, and more dedicated than ever to service, simplicity, and meditation. In our discussions afterward, we reflected on the following 5 eco-themed lessons we could learn from the Buddhist monks


Fog Collection: Pulling Water From Thin Air

April 18th, 2012 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Traveling long distances for fresh water is common in the developing world; now imagine throwing some mountains into the scenario. In places like Nepal, that's the reality. Fortunately, that reality comes with ample fog... and even the world's poorest people can harvest that fog with simple technology



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