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Understanding forests and droughts in Asia Pacific

15 December 2015
Les incendies de forêt en Indonésie depuis Juillet de cette année ont détruit environ 1,7 millions d’hectares de forêts et de terrains ouverts, une activité annuelle dévastatrice prises pour préparer les terres pour les plantations à grande échelle et aggravés par la forte phénomène El Niño de cette année qui fournit des conditions plus sèches. Crédit photo: foodpolicyforthought.com

Kumiko Kubo and Rowena Soriaga Drought is a creeping disaster, slow to begin and almost as slow to end and both its onset and termination are difficult to identify. For people who deeply rely on natural resources for a living, the cumulative effects of disasters can be devastating. Farmers living in or near forests...
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RECONCILING WITH CREATION

8 April 2015
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“Reconciling with Creation” is a resource book for those interested in learning more about the ecological dimension of the Jesuit mission. The publication is an effort of the Jesuit Conference of Asia Pacific (JCAP) and the Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC), one of the institutes providing support to the conference’s work on ecology....
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