From the pope to the people: Emerging religious environmental movement faces challenges amid global economic pressures
By Dan Smyer Yü* and Mary Evelyn Tucker*
Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)
March 14, 2016
The one bus to the village of Sambha in northeastern Qinghai Province in China leaves in the late afternoon. The setting sun serves as a backdrop as the county bus turns off the provincial highway, and winds along a narrow road between mountainous cliffs and the bluish waters of the Machu River.