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Meet the Journalist: Shi Lihong

In the midst of a worsening environmental crisis, with constant reports of contaminated soil and water and record levels of air pollution, China's government is appealing to traditional religions for help. The country needs to construct an "ecological civilization," officials say, and traditional culture has a key role to play. In this video, journalist Shi Lihong discusses the relationship between Tibetan Buddhism and environmental protection. She explains that Tibetan Buddhism has an important role to play in supporting nature conservation.