Archive for Land Use

Mining and environmental justice: The struggle for water, health, and human security in Honduras

Mining is linked to water pollution, deforestation and environmental degradation, as well as conflict and violence due to land grabbing, the fracturing of the social fabric of communities, and human right violations in Honduras. According to survey results, community residents experience high levels of water and food insecurity and limited access to education and health services.

Setting Our Sights on the Amazon

The following is a network case from the Jesuits in Latin America and the Caribbean for the Amazon through the Pan-Amazonian Ecclesial Network (REPAM). It is a letter from the Colombian Provincial Carlos E. Correa, S.J and it is entitled “Setting our sights on the Amazon.”

Why China’s $8 trillion Belt and Road Initiative needs to raise the bar on global environmental standards

In a new paper published by Nature Sustainability, Concordia’s Jochen Jaeger argues that ecologically responsible development must be at the forefront of the continents-spanning building project

Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad de AUSJAL refuerza sus líneas de acción

Del 17 al 19 de abril los homólogos de la Red de Ambiente y Sustentabilidad de AUSJAL sostuvieron un encuentro presencial en la Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio, Brasil).

Reorganización​ y ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)

Compartimos con ustedes​ un video de 14 minutos en el cual el P. Roberto Jaramillo S.J. – Presidente de la Conferencia de Provinciales Jesuitas de América Latina y el Caribe (CPAL)​ explica la reorganización​ / ​reformulación​ de​l Proyecto Apostólico Común ​ (PAC​ ​2010 -2020)​.

Judiciary is a lifeline for indigenous rights, prosecutor says

In a government where the ruralists take the plunge in indigenist politics, with hindsight, is justice the last hope of the indigenous peoples? Those who are against the socio-environmental advance that Brazil had, especially in the last 20 years, are now in power, both in the Executive and in the Legislative .