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Birds Find Paradise Under Sri Swamiji’s Wings

Appealing for more reverential treatment for birds, Sri Swamiji has founded a lush, serene paradise in Mysore, India, called Shuka Vana, or Parrot Park. The delightful tropical landscape flashes with rainbows of color as rare and exotic parrots, macaws, and cockatoos flit and chatter in this verdant haven. Dr. Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji is the […]

August 3rd

Suriname Tribes Adopt Amazon Rainforest Stewardship

Taking action to conserve nearly half of Suriname, native tribes have joined in the efforts to protect the Amazon Biome. Declaring an indigenous conservation corridor spanning 72,000 square kilometers (27,799 square miles) of southern Suriname, the Trio and Wayana Communities of Suriname presented a declaration of cooperation to the National Assembly of Suriname. Captain Shedde […]

June 15th

Muslims Worldwide Mark Earth Day With Green Khutbah

Challenging all Muslims around the Earth to commit to protect the environment, Islamic religious leaders worldwide are planning to deliver a Green “Khutbah,” or sermon, at the traditional Friday prayer service on April 24 to mark Earth Day. Founded in Canada in 2012, the Green Khutbah Campaign takes place to commemorate Earth Day, which is […]

April 21st

Sacred Jordan River Gets Help From EcoPeace

Gathering in San Francisco for an interfaith workshop on the environment, EcoPeace members shared their excellent example of bridge building between diverse religious groups for the joint care of natural resources, especially the Jordan River. The workshop, entitled Global Greening Through the Grassroots, was organized by¬†United Religions Initiative (URI), a global grassroots interfaith network with […]

April 13th

A World Water Day Interfaith Observation

Sunday, March 22 is the 23rd anniversary of World Water Day. Observed annually with events and activities all over the globe, it was initially proposed in 1992 at the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly officially declared March 22 as “World Day for Water”. Promoting […]

March 20th

Episcopal Fellowships Cultivate Connections to Nature

As a writer for this site, I am always on the lookout for stories that connect faith with environmental issues. Being Episcopal, I was delighted when I came across news about environmental stewardships by the Episcopal Church. Two women in particular are notable, because each has received a two-year, $48,000 fellowship from the Episcopal Domestic […]

February 11th