J. Andres F. Ignacio, Ph.D. Upland degradation has been a growing concern in the Philippines in the wake of extensive logging and clearing in the 1970s–1980s. As forests vital to the water supplies of burgeoning communities were depleted, the chances
“When nature is viewed solely as a source of profit and gain, this has serious consequences for society. This vision of “might is right” has engendered immense inequality, injustice and acts of violence against the majority of humanity, since resources
The following text was presented by Ms. Sylvia Miclat, Executive Director of the Institute of Environmental Science for Social Change (ESSC), as one of the speakers during the Laudato Si’ dialogue activity at Aloisiuskolleg organized by Ecojesuit as a COP23 Fiji-Bonn side event.