Sr. Zenaida Gan, Daughter of Charity and staunch environmental advocate, is challenging a coal-fired power plant in the Philippines. Related FAMVIN Posts:Remembering another war and the Daughters of CharityWhen a school is not a school…Behind the scenes – Daughters of CharityParents and siblings on vocationsDaughters of Charity Pentecost video
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A heirloom seed sanctuary supported by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Vincent de Paul is a finalist for the Canadian Environment Awards is a project. The sanctuary specializes in “open-pollinated” seeds, seeds that allow a bio-diversity generally absent in hybrid or genetically modified seeds. Read the story. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
A plan designed to encourage use of solar energy is, in effect, a regressive tax, according to the manager of policy and research for the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul in Victoria (Australia). Solar energy is a good idea; having poor households subsidize richer ones is not. Read the article. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related [...]
Sister of Charity Marty Dermody had been “hoping and praying” for someone like Jill Russell, Ph.D., an assistant professor of biology at the College of Mount St. Joseph. Read why — and don’t stop at the headline. This avocation helps spread environmental awareness. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
March 22 is the international observance of World Water Day, an initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. For information about the observance, including events celebrating World Water Day 2008, see the website. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
Sister of Charity Paula Gonzalez, co-chairwoman of the Ohio Interfaith Power and Light, believes that “connecting with the Earth is beginning to happen in our culture.” Some know her as the “solar nun.” Read the story. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
The UNDP says that global warming threatens to “lock the world’s poorest countries and their poorest citizens on a downward spiral.” Although climate change will affect everyone, the poor will “face the immediate and most severe human costs” in the form of malnutrition, water scarcity and loss of livelihood. Read the article. Related FAMVIN Posts:No [...]
Recently the weekly feature on systemic change spotlighted Seton Harvest, a Daughters of Charity project of community supported agriculture. The Sisters of Charity of New York also have a project; see their interesting blog. Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
The Holy See affirms that protecting the environment is a grave responsibility shared by every person, but also warns that two extreme attitudes should be avoided. Source and full text Related FAMVIN Posts:No Related FAMVIN Posts
Unless there isn’t enough of it or a health crisis causes reconsideration of diet, most people don’t spend much time thinking about food. But hunger and health — our own and that of the increasingly stressed land — are reasons to think about changing the systems that bring food to our tables. The Daughters of [...]
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