Collaboration among different organizations in Cordoba, Argentina, saves an endangered plant.
"Those who have contributed least to the problems of climate change are those who will suffer its consequences most," said John Carr, secretary of the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ panel on social development and world peace.
"The world is in urgent need of Catholics who work to protect the environment," Pope Benedict XVI said at a meeting with 500,000 young people in Loreto, Italy.
Some 80 scholars and experts from 20 countries participated in the International Conference on Climate Change and Development organized by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in Rome. Pope Benedict XVI spoke of a lifestyle that respects the environment and the needs of all around the world.
Mathematical models have helped scientists clarify how animal group behavior is more than the sum of its parts.
The Sustainability of Progress was the first international conference sponsored by Eco-One, the Focolare’s center for the environment, in May 2005. Following is the Focolare founder’s message to participants.
An environmental ethicist and philosopher explores the delicate relationship between humanity and the world we live in.
The Pope wrote recently on the occasion of an Orthodox-Catholic joint meeting, "...all Christians will be able to offer together to the world a credible testimony of their responsibility for the protection of creation.”
The International Ecotourism Society defines ecotourism as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.”
The recycling rate for the world’s and America’s most recycled material—steel—increased to 75.7 percent in the United States in 2005, the highest rate ever recorded in the United States.