Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time. In this illuminating talk, Bhutan’s Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay shares his country’s mission to put happiness before economic growth and set a world standard for environmental preservation.

What do you think of this? Do you think your country should model it’s environmental standards after Bhutan?

Author Kevin Park

Kevin is the Co-Visionary of We Are Wildness with his partner Alissa Wild. He is also Co-Director of We Are Wildness University and the Nature Based Business Network. He's a certified personal trainer and is passionate about teaching natural fitness, natural nutrition, helping other nature-based businesses and living a more nature-connected lifestyle. He prefers to be outdoors in nature as often as possible trail running, cycling, hiking and camping with his partner and husky dog, gardening, chopping wood, lifting rocks, climbing trees, reading books, slacklining, dancing, foraging for wild food and medicine, and swimming in the rivers of Vancouver Island, BC where he calls home.

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  • I had just read an article about Bhutan yesterday and was amazed by their vision of happiness first! Thanks for this video!