On any given weekend around the Milwaukee area, you can find a group of Catholics out along hiking trails, taking part in conservation projects or, in the case of a recent excursion, tapping trees to make maple syrup. The activities are arranged by the Laudato Si’ Project, a local nonprofit inspired by “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home,” Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment and human ecology.
Archive for Environmental Education
After a decade long experience in environmental education, we felt the need to initiate an innovative environmental education program which develops leadership qualities for environmental protection. The program thus was designed and experimented as a pilot program in 2014 with 25 students at St. Joseph’s High school, Vadodara.
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 “.
Agroecology is an encompassing concept related to the environmental, socio-cultural, economic and political spheres of our society. It involves a way of producing, distributing and consuming food as well as developing food policies that is mindful of concepts like equality, solidarity, democracy, empowerment and ecology.
The Earth Hour Breakfast is a yearly event held by St. Ignatius College, Riverview aimed at bringing communities together to inspire action beyond Earth Hour through talks, presentations, and engaging activities.