May 2011 News

May 30, 2011
May 29, 2011By Duane ElginHuffington Post A growing understanding of our universe reveals two remarkable dynamics at work that together intensify and expand our feeling for...
May 29, 2011
Full title: Are You Ready for More? In a world of climate change, freak storms are the new normal. Why we’re unprepared for the harrowing future. By Sharon BegleyNewsweekMay...
May 26, 2011
Spring 2011By Richard Conniff The Journal of the Yale School Forestry & Environmental Studies Early this year, at the point in northern India where the Yamuna River...
May 24, 2011
May 24, 2011By Pius SawaAlertnet KAMPALA, Uganda (AlertNet) – When Anglican bishop Nathan Kyamanywa was appointed to his job in 2002, he decided that climate change should be...
May 23, 2011
May 23, 2011By Duane ElginHuffington Post When our physical body dies, will we recognize ourselves as a subtle body of light, love, music, and knowing? Will we recognize the...
May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011By Prabhakar KumarCNN-IBN Bhagalpur: India has the worst record in South Asia when it comes to the sex ratio. Its 914 girls for every 1000 boys under the age of...
May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011By Emily Yehle of Greenwire New York TImes When a Puerto Rican family moved into its new Rhode Island home last year, it didn’t notice anything amiss about...
May 17, 2011
Full title: Spot an Orchid in your Churchyard: Churchyard wildlife watch for UN International Biodiversity Day (May 22)   Church of England May 17, 2011 Shrinking the...
May 17, 2011
Full title: Secretary-General, at Event Marking 2,600 Years since Buddha’s Enlightenment, Urges Remembrance of His Message: Tolerance, Respect for All Religions United...
May 16, 2011
Religious Studies NewsPublished by the American Academy of Religion May 2011 http://www.aarweb.org/publications/teaching-religion-and-ecology-background-and-overview
May 12, 2011
National Open Spaces Sacred Places Awards Initiative May 12, 2011Press Release The TKF Foundation today announced a new $5 million grant program, the National Open Spaces...
May 12, 2011
Observed in over 50 countries on 14-15 May, World Migratory Bird Day 2011 looks at “Land use changes from a bird’s-eye view” United Nations Environment ProgrammeMay 12...
May 12, 2011
May 12, 2011By Pankaj JainHuffington Post An eminent scholar recently came to our university campus and spoke about the role of diverse religious communities of the world and...
May 12, 2011
May 11, 2011ANI Press Release Hindus have supported the call of Pontifical Academy of Sciences to “people and nations” to “recognise the serious and potentially irreversible...
May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011By Rabbi Lawrence TrosterHuffington Post When people quote the Hebrew Bible, they often do so as if it were a single book with a single voice. But the Bible is...
May 10, 2011
May 10, 2011United Nations Environment Programme New York / Nairobi - Mexican President Felipe Calderon, global music legend Angélique Kidjo and adventurer Louis Palmer are...
May 10, 2011
May 10, 2011By Jean Chemnick New York Times When the Vatican released a report last week calling man-made climate change “serious and potentially irreversible” and advocating...
May 9, 2011
May 9, 2011By Brendan Brady / Sorng RukavornTime Magazine For years, the guardians of Sorng Rukavorn forest have drifted through the muted greens and grays of the underbrush...
May 9, 2011
May 9, 2011By Carol GlatzCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Nations and individuals have a duty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and enact policies that...
May 6, 2011
May 6, 2011Catholic Climate Covenant Yesterday, a working group of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, one of the oldest scientific institutes in the world, issued a sobering...
May 6, 2011
May 6, 2011KAIROS Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives The largest oil spill in Alberta since 1975 has taken place on the doorstep of the Lubicon Cree community of Little...
May 2, 2011
The confluence of Good Friday and Earth Day is a reminder of our duty to protect God’s creationBy John R. ScholThe Baltimore SunMay 2, 2011 The world’s two...
May 2, 2011
May 2, 2011  Albuquerque Express (ANI) - Nevada Earth Day 2011 celebrations here today opened with prayers from ancient Sanskrit scriptures and Baha’i prayer in Farsi....