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India : About the extinction of the tigers

Despite well-tomtomed conservation projects, tigers ( and other species) are facing an uphill struggle for survival. Since the acceleration of the Chinese economy in the 80’s, neighbouring India has lost out on ecological  conservation. The Chinese, be they in mainland … Continue reading

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Pakistan : Karakoram Highway

The Karakoram Highway is the highest paved international road in the world. It connects China to Pakistan. On its 1.300 kms journey from Islamabad, Pakistan’s modern capital, to Kashgar, a market town in China’s most westerly province, the Karakoram Highway … Continue reading

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Nepal : about the Tibetan exiles

Today, 15 000 out of a total of 110 000 Tibetan exiles live in Nepal, predominantly in the valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Many of these hard-working immigrants have now achieved success in the carpet and handicrafts businesses, to the point … Continue reading

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