TITLE

from wasteland to wetland? NATURE AND NATION IN CHINA'S TIBET

AUTHOR(S)
Yeh, Emily T.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Environmental History;Jan2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study conducted on the environmental projects enacted on the Lhalu wetland in Lhasa, China since 1950. It states that the environmental history of the wetland portrays problems between the competing Chinese state and Tibetan exiles' ecological nationalist narratives. It mentions that both of the two groups have denied the possibility for Tibetans to participate in terms of nature protection and conservation. It notes that environmental projects, which resulted from the series of shifting environmental imaginaries, were employed under the initiative to bind more closely Tibet to the People's Republic of China. In addition, it has stimulated the separation of society with nature and the lose of connection of people to the environment.
ACCESSION #
37270074

 

Related Articles

  • Profiling State Wetland Programs. Thomas, Roxanne // National Wetlands Newsletter;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p14 

    The article presents a study which characterizes state wetland programs in the U.S. as part of reexamining the power and limits of state and wetland programs caused by the reduction in federal protection for certain intrastate wetlands in 2003. Twenty-four states involved in the study use a...

  • Mending Boundaries. STEINO, ANNE // Alternatives Journal (AJ) - Canada's Environmental Voice;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p42 

    The article presents information on the efforts of three African countries including Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to conserve their wildlife, national parks, and humans in rural areas. It discusses the problems caused by the conservation programs of these nations....

  • Wetlands, with a little help. Reiger, George // Field & Stream;Nov99, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p22 

    Features the United States federal programs which pay grain farmers who convert marginal cropland to wildlife habitat in either an annual rent per acre or fair market value for long-term or permanent easements. Partners for Wildlife; Conservation Reserve Program; Wetland Reserve Program;...

  • IV. Wetlands Restoration.  // Environmental Progress Report 2009 - Wetlands;2009, p13 

    The article focuses on the significance of protecting wetlands to preserve the essential functions they render. According to the article, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) showed its dedication to wetlands restoration by joining in several efforts intended to...

  • Wetland Link International -- A Global Network for Wetland Educators. Rostron, Chris // Journal of Wetlands Ecology;Jun2009, Vol. 2 Issue 1/2, p47 

    The article focuses on the objectives of Wetland Link International (WLI), an initiative developed to strengthen wetland education networks through wetland education centers. The program works by integrating the community perception concerning wetland conservation into the approach of wetland...

  • The USDA Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Wetlands. Eckles, Diane // National Wetlands Newsletter;May/Jun2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p5 

    The article presents the wetlands components of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP). Such components include cropland, grazing land, wildlife and wetlands at the national scale of assessment. An adaptive management approach to produce necessary...

  • Past Imperfect: Using Historical Ecology and Baseline Data for Conservation and Restoration Projects in North America. Alagona, Peter S.; Sandlos, John; Wiersma, Yolanda F. // Environmental Philosophy;Spring2012, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p49 

    Conservation and restoration programs usually involve nostalgic claims about the past, along with calls to return to that past or recapture some aspect of it. Knowledge of history is essential for such programs, but the use of history is fraught with challenges. This essay examines the...

  • Citizens' Group Launches New Proposal on La Plata River Project. McPhaul, John // Caribbean Business;3/24/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p40 

    Focuses on the project proposal to protect the La Plata River in Puerto Rico. Efforts to protect the community from frequent floods; Aspects of the conservation and environmental protection projects; Cost of the project.

  • in brief….  // Sustain' Magazine;2007, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p11 

    This section offers news briefs on environmental issues as of July 2007. The Church of England has initiated a program to assess its carbon footprint and roll out initiatives to shrink it, in response to a call from the Archbishop of Canterbury to build green parish churches. Funding has been...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics