Liang Congjie

Buddhist sculpture and art

Is China Getting Serious About Going Green?

Is China getting serious about going green? Bolder-than-usual statements out of some of China’s top officials suggests that the brakes may be tapped on the country’s red-hot economic growth in order to address mounting environmental...
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Tibetan Buddhism Flags

The Liang Congjie I Know

I didn’t know what to expect at Mr. Liang Congjie’s memorial service, or specifically, how to dress for it. In any event, I put on a full black outfit, a bit on the formal side...
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Rice Terraces in the south of China

China loses one of its first environmental crusaders

We were saddened to hear of the passing at age 78 last week of Liang Congjie, a pioneering Chinese conservationist to whose legacy we owe a great deal. Though unheralded and relatively unknown outside of...
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