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Building a Movement for Happiness - Truth-Out

Building a Movement for Happiness - Truth-Out | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Building a Movement for Happiness Truth-Out But in the past couple of decades, a new science of happiness, driven by advances in positive psychology and extensive studies of the brain, has allowed researchers to more thoroughly understand happiness...
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“Organic Himalaya", A Vision Inspired by Bhutan | PRLog

“Organic Himalaya", A Vision Inspired by Bhutan | PRLog | Bhutan | Scoop.it
The generally promoted high external input monoculture models are unsuitable for mountain eco-systems and are contributing to climate change, loss of biodiversity, water exploitation and pollution. This cannot be the way ...
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Nissan LEAF to help electrify Bhutan - TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog)

Nissan LEAF to help electrify Bhutan - TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk (blog) | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Nissan LEAF to help electrify Bhutan
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The remote and tiny land-locked country of Bhutan in South Asia is to turn to electric motoring with the help of Nissan.
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The Perils of Climate Change in Bhutan | International Rivers

The Perils of Climate Change in Bhutan | International Rivers | Bhutan | Scoop.it
... Jacques Leslie will give a slide presentation on his new e-book, A Deluge of Consequences, which depicts an astounding project in Bhutan to ease the flood dangers of Himalayan glacial lakes formed by climate change.
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Bringing science to the people | The International Union of Forest ...

Bringing science to the people | The International Union of Forest ... | Bhutan | Scoop.it
How IUFRO's Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC) contributes to enhancing forest science communication within the framework of a Climate Change Adaptation Program in Bhutan. Would you like to ...
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Interview with a Bhutanese Tour Guide - GoMad Nomad Travel

Interview with a Bhutanese Tour Guide - GoMad Nomad Travel | Bhutan | Scoop.it
People are now being quite materialistic. It seems like they are actually losing their Buddhist and Bhutanese values. Over the years they are becoming self-centered and the trust between partners [husband and wife] is also ...
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"To be Happy with what we have !"
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Can Happiness be learned? | Learning Happiness in Bhutan

She is currently conducting a major scientific research to understand the psychological, physiological and behavioral effect of meditation, mindfulness and compassion. She shared many fascinating results of her studies and it ...
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The remote capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan wants to transform itself into an ... - Quartz

The remote capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan wants to transform itself into an ... - Quartz | Bhutan | Scoop.it
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The remote capital of the Kingdom of Bhutan wants to transform itself into an ...
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Bhutan, known as something of a real-life Shangri-La, has been hailed as a model of holistic development for years.
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Index of Happiness? Bhutan's New Leader Prefers More Concrete Goals - New York Times

Index of Happiness? Bhutan's New Leader Prefers More Concrete Goals - New York Times | Bhutan | Scoop.it
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Index of Happiness? Bhutan's New Leader Prefers More Concrete Goals New York Times While most of the population is still involved in subsistence farming, a growing number of people are abandoning their traditional single-family...
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Enjoy the latest on #GNH: Bhutan is a well described case study (50 pages) in "World Happiness Report" http://t.co/hCh5CBCTsf
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p.108 : GNH
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Environmentalists Observe Himalaya Day

Environmentalists Observe Himalaya Day | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Hindu: A group of environmentalists and civil society activists observed Himalaya Day and demanded a comprehensive policy to protect the world’s longest and tallest range and its ecosystems on Thursday.
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What makes you happy? - The Courier

What makes you happy? - The Courier | Bhutan | Scoop.it
What makes you happy? The Courier This bit of blue-sky thinking came from Bhutan, a country which recognized the supremacy of national happiness over national income since the early 1970s and famously adopted the goal of Gross National Happiness...
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A Visit to Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory in Bhutan - Core77.com (blog)

A Visit to Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory in Bhutan - Core77.com (blog) | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Core77.com (blog) A Visit to Jungshi Handmade Paper Factory in Bhutan Core77.com (blog) Alongside Bhutan's internationally applauded concept of Gross National Happiness, the jaw-dropping landscapes, and the plethora of Buddhist sights, the country...
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First World Wildlife Day observed in Bhutan | Ministry of Agriculture ...

3 March 2014, Thimphu: : The First World Wildlife Day was observed on 3rd March 2014 at the Clock Tower, Thimphu with the theme, “Bhutanese People and Wildlife to live in Harmony”. Her Royal Highness Ashi Chimi Yangzom Wangchuck ...
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Bhutan's electric cars | DailyFT - Be Empowered

Bhutan's electric cars | DailyFT - Be Empowered | Bhutan | Scoop.it
The earlier Government of Bhutan while holding on to the traditional dependant relationship with India also broke new ground in initiating a dialogue with the People's Republic of China, the Himalayan neighbour to the North.
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Bhutan could be a model for the rest of South Asia.
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Insightful Learning Journeys — Volunteering for Mindful Innovation

Insightful Learning Journeys — Volunteering for Mindful Innovation | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Volunteering process includes long term mentoring to ensure continuity. In the process of giving in Bhutan, lies the opportunity to learn about mindfulness as practiced in Bhutan. With the support of learning experts, we gain an understanding ...
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Marine Locatelli's comment, January 21, 2014 10:37 AM
Inspiring !
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Bhutan begins planning activities : Vegetables Go to School - AVRDC

Bhutan begins planning activities : Vegetables Go to School - AVRDC | Bhutan | Scoop.it
We are busy planning the implementation of VGTS during the winter break. The project was approved by the Gross National Happiness Commission and is pending the final paper work before the start of the activities in the ...
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Bhutan Goes Electric - the Diplomat

Bhutan Goes Electric - the Diplomat | Bhutan | Scoop.it
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The small and exotic kingdom, with a population of around three quarters of a million people, rarely makes news headlines, even in its region.
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Rural Community College Bhutan | Indiegogo - One person CAN ...

Rural Community College Bhutan | Indiegogo - One person CAN ... | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Bhutan's population is young, 60 % is under 25 years. Bhutan has been very successful in education and school enrollment is almost 100 %. However, the educated young people don't go back to the farms of their parents to ...
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Beautiful project with Dr. Rieki Crins !
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The Raven » Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it?

The Raven » Quality Education. How can Bhutan achieve it? | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Before I argue for why these things are happening and possible solutions, let me explain that this article comes out of a year long ethnographic study of Bhutanese schools. Specifically, I did my research on youth with ...
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Bhutan Looks To Become World’s First 100% Organic Country

Bhutan Looks To Become World’s First 100% Organic Country | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Bhutan is renowned for espousing Gross National Happiness but now the isolated Himalayan nation is also looking to become known as a world leader in organic farming.  “We are nearly all Buddhists.
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Bhutan puts sustainability on the curriculum – in pictures - The Guardian

Bhutan puts sustainability on the curriculum – in pictures - The Guardian | Bhutan | Scoop.it
Bhutan puts sustainability on the curriculum – in pictures
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Bhutan's new approach to education incorporates the principles of its index to measure prosperity through Gross National Happiness into the curriculum.

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