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Minoritized languages moodboard: Hmong

Hmong or Mong (lus Hmoob / lug Moob / lol Hmongb) is the language of the Hmong peole, who live in of southern central China, northern Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Laos.

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One of last year’s baby pandas at Chengdu Panda Base, Sichuan China

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Video by @amivitale. A baby panda lolls at Chengdu Panda Base in Sichuan Province. China’s most famous ambassador was unknown to the outside world until the last century. Habitat loss and reliance on bamboo brought pandas to the brink of extinction, but years of research have helped scientists crack the code to breeding pandas in captivity, and increasing efforts to preserve pandas’ habitat may help ensure their future. With an adult population estimated at more than 1,864 wild pandas and 500 captive pandas, they have been upgraded from endangered to threatened.

Conservation organizations including @conservationorg are now working in partnership with government and local communities to help create and secure habitat in prime panda land. China is one of the few countries where forest cover is actually growing.

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Holy mantra carved into boulders around the sacred lake Yilhun Lhatso in Eastern Tibet. 

The whole circumference of the lake is covered in these carved boulders, some large and some small, some half underwater. There must be thousands of them altogether! 

Huanglong- Sichuan, China

Located in the valleys of Huanglong are some of the best and most well preserved limestone hot springs in the world. There is an ancient Buddha temple at the top of the valley, with the pools stretching over 3kn down the hillside.