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Sustaining environmental stewardship at Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview

31 August 2014
Plantadores de árboles de estudiante del colegio San Ignacio de College Riverview

Sue Martin The Environment Committee of Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview in New South Wales, Australia organized a tree planting activity with a group of geography students last 10 to 11 August at the Yamagalli property in Harden that lies in the region’s southwest slopes. The activity was coordinated closely with Ms Trish Murphy, one...
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Listening and accompanying in healing a living Earth

15 August 2014
Monte Rainier en el paisaje de Washington

Pedro Walpole, SJ The groaning experienced over the last three days of the conference Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons conference is in finding ways to relate with all of life, to more broadly network and communicate and to form new channels of hope and compassion not just with 28 universities, not even with...
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Three days of updates, reflections, questions, and calls to action on a just sustainability and hope for the commons

15 August 2014
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Jim Hug, SJ The Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability in Seattle University recently held Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons, a conference that drew attention “on the intimate connections between environmental justice and sustainability” as both are “inextricably connected. True sustainability can only be achieved when all communities have healthy air, water, food,...
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Earth Hour breakfast 2014 at Saint Ignatius’ College, Riverview

15 April 2014
Rassemblement de petit déjeuner Heure de la Terre 2014 au Collège Saint Ignace Riverview

Sue Martin The 2014 Earth Hour breakfast at Saint Ignatius’ College (SIC), Riverview in Sydney, Australia gathered together about 200 people for a very busy morning of linking, learning, and sharing. The breakfast gathering included students, staff, parents, and environment leaders from 26 schools from all over Sydney. There were also members of the...
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The Ignatian Way: Building a responsible and sustainable tourism destination

15 October 2013
Peregrinos haciendo el camino. Foto de: J Lluís Iriberri

Josep Lluís Iriberri, SJ The Ignatian Way  emerged as a source of reflection on the values of responsible tourism during the 7th International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations: Barcelona-Catalunya early this month, with Turismo Sant Ignasi, the tourism school of the Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, Spain hosting the event. Responsible tourism is...
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What must I do to reduce my CO2-equivalent emissions?

30 September 2013
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Guillaume Emin Moral duties are generally not much in fashion today. It is very easy to speak about must-see movies, must-do trips or must-have smartphone applications, but it has become pretty difficult to speak about what every person should do or avoid, for moral reasons. As I share some efficient ways to reduce our...
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Responding and committing to seek solutions to environmental and sustainability concerns through transformative education: Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago

15 August 2013
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The Institute of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago’s new laboratory of environmental innovation, will have its grand opening on 6 September 2013. In a welcome statement in the Institute’s website, Dr Nancy C Tuchman, founding director, shares that the new Institute is committed to developing responsible solutions, in the service of humanity, to environmental...
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Earth Day 2013 webisode on eco-justice work

30 April 2013
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Ignatian News Network  or IN Network , an online news channel on YouTube of Loyola Productions released their Earth Day webisode and shared some Jesuit initiatives on eco-justice. The webisode Earth Day 2013: A Look at Eco-Justice, hosted by Molly McVie, featured Catholic organizations taking up the cause of eco-justice, as a blend of...
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Sustainability in the Pyrénées

31 March 2013
El Comité del Patrimonio Mundial de la UNESCO declarado Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido en los Pirineos como sitio de patrimonio mundial en 1997. Foto de: spain.info. Foto de: spain.info

Maria Laguna Marin-Yaseli, PhD Long before Spain joined the European Union (EU), a growing concern for the future of mountain regions had begun within Spanish society. Mountain regions are rugged, hostile environments for human societies.  But in spite of the many challenges people face in these places, mountain towns in Spain have historically managed...
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Schools collaborate and deepen relations around their river catchment: Lane Cove River Catchment Day, Australia

31 March 2013
Del río Lane Cove. Foto de: commons.wikimedia.org

Sue Martin Since 2011, we have held during Water Week the annual Lane Cove River Catchment Day, a combined project of the schools of the Lane Cove river catchment team where whole group and small group activities are held based around local catchment issues.  The Lane Cove river catchment is 95.4 square kilometres and...
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