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Girl Scouts Meet With Pope Francis

Image of Girl Scout Catherine Riordan with Pope Francis courtesy of “L’Isservatore Romano” SCV On the day of the Epiphany in 1965, twenty-one Girl Guide associations established the International Catholic Conference of Guiding (ICCG). It was a time of radical change around the world — from the Vietnam War, to civil rights movements, to a growing […]

June 30th

India’s Aligarh Muslim University Focusing on the Environment

Focusing on “Environment and Commerce,” Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in Uttar Pradesh, India, recently held a five-day workshop to widen promotion of ongoing environmental protection and conservation programs. The AMU workshop was launched in conjunction with a World Bank funded project on “Environmental Assessment Capacity Building in South Asia,” partnering with the Indian Institute of […]

April 1st

Buddhist Monks Teach “Children of Flowers”

In the midst of rapid economic development, industrialization has created an unprecedented amount of pollution. Nowhere is this more evident than in China. However, the good news is that there has been increasing interest in sustainability and environmental action in China lately. Although images of Chinese people wearing masks for protection from smog are common, […]

December 17th

In India, the Taj Mahal Is Suffering From Environmental Pollution

From the nearby Rajasthan Desert, yellow sands are slowly suffocating the life out of the most exquisite building in India. Arguably one of the more beautiful buildings on Earth, the Taj Mahal is suffering sadly from environmental pollution. This famous “monument to love” gives awe-inspiring testimony to the incredible skills of early Muslim architects, but […]

October 27th