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Posted in China Bridge Features | Commentary

Development and the environment in China

Environmental problems and the climate crisis gained the spotlight again when 16-year-old Greta Thunberg was…

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Participants look at a screen showing a world map depicting climate anomalies during the World Climate Change Conference at Le Bourge, France, in December 2015. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Cullen's Corner Faith and the Environment Features | Commentary

Saving the planet and ourselves

The greater risk, according to some climate advocates, is what Guterres said: that the “point of no return is no longer over the horizon.”

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Workers collect shrimps from a shrimp farm in Satkhira, a coastal district in southern Bangladesh. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
Posted in Faith and the Environment

Rise in sea levels to affect 300 million by 2050

Stephan Uttom and Rock Ronald Rozario Rising sea levels resulting from climate change will hit…

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A fisherman casts his net among treetops at the edge of the Belo Monte Dam reservoir, near Altamira, Brazil. But the once-rich fishing grounds yield far fewer fish than before an fishermen are constantly snagging their nets on submerged trees. Photo: CNS
Posted in International

Caring for common home requires deep ecological conversion synod says

VATICAN (CNS): The “unprecedented” environmental and social crisis in the Amazon calls for “a deep…

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Indigenous Dumagat people from Quezon and Rizal, together with the Stop Kaliwa Dam Network, protest against the mega-dam project. Photo: UCAN/supplied
Posted in Asia

Environment clearance for controversial Philippine dam project

MANILA (UCAN): The controversial China-funded Kaliwa Dam project in the northern Philippines which threatens to…

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