This Fragile Planet: His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Environment

Buddhism of the Future Dalai Lama Eco Action Economics Engaged Buddhism Environmental Issues Ethics Human Rights Photography Sumeru Books Tibet

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11 x 8.5, 120 pages, full colour throughout.

An ethical approach to dealing with the urgent issues of climate change and taking care of our delicate ecosystems.

This Fragile Planet features 80 inspiring quotations from His Holiness the Dalai Lama on environment, matched with 120 eye-catching photos and visuals from a dozen professional photographers — all carefully curated and edited by Tibet expert Michael Buckley.

The book lays out the vision of His Holiness concerning secular ethics and environmental protection, great respect for all living beings, the importance of interdependence, and the concept of universal responsibility for protecting Mother Earth. The Dalai Lama’s 1989 Nobel Peace Prize was the first ever awarded on the basis of environmental protection. Over the decades since, His Holiness has worked tirelessly as an environmental activist, making this one of his key commitments in life. He is a staunch advocate of the value of education of the heart — the need for compassion and ethics, inspiring the coming generations — and has worked closely with educators to realise this vision.

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