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Water at the wrong place, wrong time: How can we cope?

15 September 2013
Manggahan floodway, sur de Metro Manila, Filipinas. Foto de: P Walpole

Rowena Soriaga and Wendy Clavano The World Water Week 2013  closes with a Stockholm Statement calling on the UN and its Open Working Group to propose in the post-2015 development agenda a Sustainable Development Goal on Water. Three outcomes are aspired by 2030: 1) a doubling of global water productivity, 2) a realisation of...
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Reconciling with Creation, Source Book

31 May 2013
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Mariel de Jesus For more than 20 years, people in Asia have been involved from the local to the global level, in their concern and action for the environment. In the last three years, Jesuit people have been involved in a serious discourse and commitment to strengthen the relationship of faith and gratitude for...
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Local witness and global awareness

30 April 2013
Recogiendo leña en la estación de lluvias, Myanmar. Foto de: FAO

For the Jesuits, local witness and global awareness are calling many individuals, and the Society of Jesus as a whole, to do new work on the front lines of the ecological crisis. This work looks very different at times. Fr. Amalraj Chinnapan helps communities in Myanmar to find housing and restore their livelihoods after cyclones...
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Sustainability science from the mountains: The Bendum Ecology and Culture Center in Mindanao, Philippines

31 March 2013
Limpieza de los árboles de Bendum a ser utilizados en el momento de albañilería de la escuela y la nueva siembra de especies autóctonas de la comunidad, que aún está a la espera de derechos de uso de la tierra final. Foto de: P Walpole

Pedro Walpole, SJ Rio+20 concluded with a loose package of commitments for action and agreement by world leaders for achieving the “future we want” – that is for all.  Civil society is called to take up a participative role in this though the process is not clear.  Many agree that sustainable development goals must...
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Finding Peru in Bukidnon, Philippines

11 January 2011
An evening discussion in Bendum.

Kang Sonza and Sylvia Miclat For Father Jorge Beneito, SJ, being in the Philippines is not an “alien” experience as the tropical weather of the country is what he was used to in Peru, having lived in the mountains and cool areas of Cuzco. He spent 49 years of his Jesuit life in Peru,...
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