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Dreams of Tibet 
In this Frontline site, which focuses on the world's fascination with the plight of modern-day Tibet, there is an excellent section on the origin and practice of Tibetan Buddhism. Other aspects of the site include interviews with various celebrities, such as Richard Gere, about their interest in Tibet and Buddhism.

The Living Edens: Bhutan
The nation of Bhutan, a not-too-distant Asian neighbor of Thailand, has a fascinating cultural history involving Buddhism. Investigate the country's Buddhist history while exploring its natural wonders and learning how the program was filmed.

India: Land of the Tiger
There is a wealth of information about tigers in this Nature series companion. In addition to biological data about tigers, you'll find an interview with an Indian wildlife expert, a tour of different regions of India, and articles about India's 900 million people, and their centuries-old relationship with the country's wildlife.

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Wildlife Fund Thailand 
Wildlife Fund Thailand is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of natural resources and the maintenance of biological diversity and to a balanced environment to ensure long term success in national development.  Established with the objective of balancing our natural system, WFT's main belief is to conserve our natural resources from the peak of the mountain to the bottom of the sea as one functioning living system.

Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand
The Wild Animal Rescue Foundation of Thailand aims to stop hunting and cruelty to wild animals through prevention and education. In addition, the Foundation rescues wild animals, especially those which are disabled or maltreated, and helps them to spend the rest of their lives in a sanctuary in a natural environment. Finally, WAR promotes conservation and the balance of nature with ecological systems.

By its own description, BuddhaNet is "the result of a vision to link up with the growing worldwide culture of people committed to the Buddha's teachings and lifestyle." A not-for-profit organization, BuddhaNet offers its services to all Buddhist traditions. It aims to facilitate a significant Buddhist presence in the ever-expanding realm of computer communications technology, applying this technology to helping make the Buddha's teachings freely available to all.

Tourism Authority of Thailand
TAT supplies information and data on tourist areas to the public, publicizes Thailand so as to encourage Thai and international tourists to travel in Thailand, conducts studies to set development plans for tourist areas, and co-operates with and supports the production and development of personnel in the field of tourism.

The Royal Thai Embassy
At the online home of the Royal Thai Embassy in Washington, D.C., one can find information about contemporary Thai culture, Thai history, the current political situation, the monarchy, the economy and more. In addition, there are excellent links to resources around the World Wide Web.

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