Archive for Environmental awareness

‘I want to encourage people to become sustainability leaders’

As a passionate volunteer for Concordia’s Waste Not, Want Not campaign, Annelies Coessens wants to demystify campus composting for students, faculty and staff. “There is so much work that goes into creating and maintaining this campaign,” says Coessens, #CUseenby Instagram curator for the month of April. “I’d like to get people involved and aware about what is happening at Concordia.”

Priest of the Xingu express support for Father Amaro

Between April 3 and 4, priests of the Prelature of the Xingu, together with the Bishop of the Local Church, Dom João Muniz Alves, were gathered at the Betânia Formation Center in Altamira / PA. At the meeting, which preceded the meeting of the Prelate’s Pastoral Council, priests and bishop learned more about the arrest and the latest information about Father Amaro.

Global Recycling Day and the City of Joburg

Justice and Peace along with CYNESA and City of Joburg, Department of Environmental Affairs, PIKITUP and Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development organised for the first Global Recycling Day, an initiative of the Bureau of International Recycling in South Africa.

Environmental Project Gonzaga “PRAGO”

The ecological group is made up of students from the fourth to eleventh grades and is coordinated by a professor of Natural Sciences, who deals with the permanent reflection on environmental issues, campaigns and care of the school’s forest, as well as follow-up on what is refers to maintenance and reforestation of this beautiful lung for the city. On the other hand, this group develops activities that allow it to be in line with the world celebrations, raising awareness and raising awareness about the most important environmental problems to the entire educational community.


We are a group of professors from the San José School that has a special sensitivity for the care of Creation and that seeks to live in greater harmony with the environment. We feel the challenge of sharing with the rest of the educational community this ecological feeling and the message of care and love for our common home (in the words of Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Sî).

Green Squadron in Action

With great enthusiasm the students and professors of the second grade gave opening to the second interdisciplinary project of the degree called: “Green Squadron in action”, whose main objective is to promote the knowledge of the natural riches with which our country counts to establish commitments related to its protection, care and conservation “.