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Protecting the Environment

A Particular Way of Caring

Jon M. Sweeney | Posted 06.22.2016 | Religion
Jon M. Sweeney

A Christian education doesn't usually teach us to walk gingerly, plant flowers, or think about the life of the tree that you are cutting for firewood -- or at least, not yet. Pope Francis is about to change that.

Capitalists Are Environmentally Friendly

Blake Kernen | Posted 06.08.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

April is Earth Month. Let's celebrate everybody: the environmentalists and the capitalists who care about preserving and protecting our earth. And just maybe, Hollywood will start rolling out the red carpet for capitalism.

Meet The Man Who Speaks For The Trees

Jim Robbins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Books
Jim Robbins

The list of the services that trees offer is far longer than I can enumerate here, and far more than we know. They do all of these things and self-replicate; what more can you ask? And unless we take care of them we will miss them when they are gone.

A Matter of Trust: What the Next Generation Wants for Mother's Day

Dan Worth | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green
Dan Worth

Frustrated by inaction, teenagers are suing their state and federal governments in an attempt to protect what they see as their common trust and its capacity to support life as we know it.

10 Hindu Environmental Teachings

Pankaj Jain, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2011 | Religion
Pankaj Jain, Ph.D.

Hinduism contains numerous references to the worship of the divine in nature, and millions of Hindus recite Sanskrit mantras daily to revere rivers, mountains, trees, animals and the earth.