World Council of Churches Greets Hindus on Diwali
Pope Francis Names Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory First African American Cardinal
"The WCC recalls with gratitude the partnership we have enjoyed with our Hindu partners in the pursuit of justice and peace."
U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
Gregory is one of 13 cardinals in the new class Francis announced Sunday, a promotion that comes as he is trying to rebuild trust in an archdiocese rocked by sexual abuse cases.
21 African Countries Are Joining Together to Build a 4,750-mile Wall of Trees
But American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways
TED Talks: "Let's Make The World Wild Again"
Nearly two dozen African nations are now committed to build and maintain the “Great Green Wall,” a chain of forests and woodlands spreading across the entire continent.
How River Yamuna Cleaned Itself In 60 Days Of Coronavirus Lockdown
Earth, humanity and nature are inextricably interconnected. To restore us all back to health, we need to "rewild" the world, says environmental activist Kristine Tompkins.
The End of Meat Is Here
Two months of the Coronavirus lockdown have done what successive governments could not do in 25 years with over Rs 5,000 crore at their disposal - clean up the Yamuna river.
Princeton Researchers Discover That Home Gardening Is Basically The Answer to Society’s Ills
Our hand has been reaching for the doorknob for the last few years. Covid-19 has kicked open the door.
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The study tracked 370 Minneapolis-St. Paul residents’ emotional well-being through common activities like walking, bus riding, shopping, and eating out.
Animal Cruelty Is Officially a Nationwide Felony in the US
Church of England Says Christians Must Repent for Past Antisemitism
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India Air Pollution at 'Unbearable Levels', Delhi Minister Says
Document acknowledges Christians’ part in persecution of Jewish people over centuries.
America’s First Urban ‘Agrihood’ Feeds 2,000 Households for Free
An Indian health ministry official said the city's pollution monitors did not have enough digits to accurately record pollution levels, which he called a "disaster".
Harvard Is Going Vegan to Save the Planet
The Michigan Urban Agriculture Initiative is an agrihood centers around urban agriculture, and offers fresh, local produce to around 2,000 households for free.
For First Time Ever, Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Plant Them to Stop Climate Crisis
Harvard plans to focus promoting plant-based food as part of a commitment to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030.
Whale Populations in New York Harbor Are Booming—Here's Why
The researchers calculated that under the current climate conditions, Earth’s land could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover. That is 1.6 billion more than the currently existing 2.8 billion hectares.
France Is the First Country to Ban Plastic Cups, Plates, and Cutlery
Puri King Urges ISKCON Not to Hold Rath Yatra on Unspecified Days
As water quality improved and pollution levels fell, tiny oceanic life-forms such as algae and zooplankton bounced back, providing a crucial food base for a resurgence in menhaden, a schooling fish favored by whales.
Canada Bans Keeping Whales And Dolphins In Captivity
Do we celebrate festivals such as Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Mahashivaratri, Sri Ram Navami and Durga Puja on unspecified days, asks the king.
The Amazon Is Burning Because the World Eats So Much Meat
In the U.S., SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, which has SeaWorld parks in California, Florida and Texas, announced in 2016 that it would stop breeding captive killer whales and shift its focus to marine mammal rescue operations.
Indian Central Government Plans to Bring Yamuna to Vrindavan Ghats; Parks to Replace Illegal Structures
Brazil shipped 1.64 million tonns of beef in 2018, making it the world largest exporter.
Indian High Court Declares Animals Legal Persons Entitled to Justice
The Municipal Corporation was directed to prepare a proposal calling for horticultural experts and agencies to participate in the project.
Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest
The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has ordered that animals are now to be considered legal persons in the Indian state of Haryana. This means that animals in the state may no longer be treated as “objects” or “property” and are “entitled to justice.”
Schooling the World: A Documentary Explores the Pitfalls of Modern Education
This is a major win for indigenous tribes all over the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. This has definitely set a new precedent regarding indigenous peoples’ rights over the land they live in and offers them a glimmer of hope in protecting their cultural heritage.
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children.