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An ecologist’s reflections on the formation of the IAJU

30 November 2018
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by Nancy Tuchman I returned from an extraordinary meeting of the presidents of the 211 worldwide Jesuit universities that has made an impact on me from the perspective of an ecologist who is greatly concerned about the state of our planet. The conference took place at Universidad Deusto in Bilbao, Spain near the birthplace of...
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Climate change and human health: IES-LUC 5th Annual Climate Change Conference

15 February 2018
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The 21st century challenges of climate change and human health are the focus of the fifth Annual Climate Change Conference  and hosted by the Institute of Environment Sustainability of Loyola University Chicago on 15 and 16 March 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. As the changing climate continues to disrupt other countries, the impacts have...
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Active engagement in fossil fuel divestment and reinvestment in other sources needs patient trust

30 March 2015
Día global de la desinversión el pasado 13 y 14 de febrero en Melbourne, Australia. Foto de: gofossilfree.org

John Sealey As we discussed the risks, nuts, and bolts of fossil fuel divestment during the recent Second Annual Climate Change Conference hosted by the Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago, I shared the prayer Patient Trust that Jesuit scientist and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin wrote. “Above all, trust in the slow...
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To tend the earth: 2nd Annual Climate Change Conference, Loyola University Chicago

31 January 2015
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The Institute of Environmental Sustainability of Loyola University Chicago is co-hosting the second annual Climate Change Conference from 19 to 21 March 2015 that intends to move beyond the sterile debate of whether global climate change exists to the theme of tending the earth. To tend means to pay attention to, to act as...
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Healing Earth, Living Text

15 February 2014
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  Healing Earth  is a living textbook of the International Jesuit Ecology Project headed by Michael Garanzini, SJ, President of Loyola University Chicago and Secretary for Higher Education for the Society of Jesus. Scholars from Jesuit universities and social apostolates around the world are writing this text to heighten awareness of environmental issues. The...
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Moving the ecological agenda: An emerging commitment to water

15 November 2012
El misionero jesuita actividad en la región de los Grandes Lagos de América del Norte, con nuevas culturas y paisajes de los que podemos aprender hoy. Foto de: Pedro Walpole

Jose Ignacio Garcia, SJ After GC35, the Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat (SJES) of the Curia in Rome created a working group that wrote a document entitled: Healing a Broken World (HBW).  The intention was to explore the third decree of GC35 on the need for “reconciliation with creation.” HBW aimed to make this...
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Engaging the substance of the world: How do our youth learn today?

30 October 2012
Practicando lo que predicas: Rehabilitación del Lago en la Universidad Loyola y el centro de Ecología (LUREC) en Woodstock, Illinois, USA.

Pedro Walpole, SJ The right to education is recognized worldwide as essential to every community and to the interrelations of a just global village.  Part of that education calls for scientific understanding of the challenges and concerns we face in our environment today.  This includes the challenge to develop textbooks followed by the challenge...
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