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Community, Faith, and Nature: Voices from Oceania and Asia at the Forefront of Climate Reconciliation

Community, Faith, and Nature: Voices from Oceania and Asia at the Forefront of Climate Reconciliation Ecojesuit, the global ecology network of Jesuits and partners, and the River above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN)  are hosting a joint dialogue on 6 July 2021 to highlight the interconnected roles of indigenous communities, faith, and nature in climate …

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The road to COP 15, a Laudato Si’ biological diversity webinar

The road to COP 15, a Laudato Si’ biological diversity webinar “When biodiversity flourishes, human life flourishes” is the call to action of leaders of universities, scientific research and ecclesial bodies who sense that humanity is at an inflection point, with life-altering consequences, and a responsibility to act. The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development …

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RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform and workshop series in the Philippines

RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform and workshop series in the Philippines The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) launched an interactive mapping platform as a venue for collaborators to engage online and share their stories about environmental concerns and actions in their communities. This is accompanied by a series of focused workshops to improve …

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Values and Voices in Mapping Community Concerns

Values and Voices in Mapping Community Concerns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKV4-K6QCy8&t=3s Mapping the concerns and responses of local communities in Oceania and Asia highlights the new ecological norm that is being called for by community and Church leaders from the region. Through the 𝗥𝗶𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝗯𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗔𝘀𝗶𝗮 𝗢𝗰𝗲𝗮𝗻𝗶𝗮 𝗘𝗰𝗰𝗹𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗡𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸 (𝗥𝗔𝗢𝗘𝗡) 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴 platform, individuals and groups are able …

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RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform

RAOEN launches interactive mapping platform https://youtu.be/LKV4-K6QCy8 The River Above Asia Oceania Ecclesial Network (RAOEN) launches the RAOEN interactive mapping initiative that provides a communication platform for sharing the location of concerns and challenges faced on the ground as well as community initiatives for the care of forests, oceans, and peoples. Mapping the concerns and responses …

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Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung

Kayan voice on balancing methods of resource extraction: curbing electrofishing in Belu Chaung https://youtu.be/6QxyrGCkC9g I am Agnes Aye Min Thant and I am from a small town called Pekhon, located in Southern Shan State, Myanmar. I am born Kayan, one of the ethnic minorities of Myanmar. In Pekhon, there are other subtribes of Myanmar such …

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New Asia-Oceania church network pursues sustainable common home in vast biome

The countries of Asia and the Pacific cover a vast and varied area, from Australia, with its desert interior, to the rainforests of Indonesia and the Philippines, to tiny island nations like Vanuatu. What ties them together, says Jesuit Fr. Pedro Walpole, are the moisture-bearing winds — a “river above” — that bring monsoon rains …

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Towards a Church dialogue and collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples of Asia and Oceania: The RAOEN launch

Towards a Church dialogue and collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples of Asia and Oceania: The RAOEN launch https://youtu.be/Ftc3Li2MYwI Seeking to engage the Church and the peoples of Asia and Oceania to explore pathways for deeper dialogue and broader interfaith collaboration for forests, oceans, and peoples in the region, the River above Asia and Oceania …

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