‘Eco’-Link roundup

Posted by: on May 27, 2011 | No Comments

Thanks to the marvelous work of Nicholas Dion, you’ve seen religion in the news, but have you seen religion AND ecology in the news?

Due to the industrious work of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale University – which gathers emails sent out by UNEP, the United Nations Environment Program – news on religion and ecology is but a mere mouse click away (for an archival inventory of such articles visit FORE). Here are a few to whet your whistle:

  • April 18, 2011 – “EPA Launches Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Initiative/EPA’s coordination with White House effort will support environmental education and healthier families.” Visit Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
  • April 13, 2011 – “Hindu Perspectives on the Environment: Interview with Pankaj Jain:” Paradise Parking Lot. Progressive Radio Network. To listen to this podcast, visit: Paradise Parking Lot
  • April 9, 2011 – “Green Passover: Taking Responsibility for People and Planet,” by Rabbi Edward C. Bernstein. The Huffington Post. For full story, visit: Judaism and the Environment
  • April 2, 2011 – “Tibetan Glaciers Melting, Dalai Lama Claims.” The Huffington Post: NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama said Saturday that India should be seriously concerned about the melting of glaciers in the Tibetan plateau as millions of Indians use water that comes from there. For full story, visit: Tibetan Glaciers Melting
  • March 1, 2011 – “Movement to save the Yamuna gains momentum,” by Brij Khandelwal, Indian News Post: A movement launched by the ascetics and Sri Krishna devotees of the Braj Mandal to save the Yamuna river from pollution is now gaining momentum. For full story, visit: Ascetics to save the Yamuna river from pollution
  • February 20, 2011 – “Hindus back Catholic Bishops on Climate Change policy protecting world’s poor.” Press Release, Merinews: Hindus have commended the Global Climate Change policy statement of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) which says, “Policies addressing global climate change should enhance rather than diminish the economic situation of people in poverty”. For full story, visit: Hindus back Catholic Bishops