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How Catholics and other faith groups speak out and take action. Where ecological concerns and moral conviction meet, well that's our beat.


Kenya diocese's coffee farm spreads conservation skills to local community

Georgia may be turning purple. It's definitely turning green.

With Franciscan sisters' $1.5 million gift, Network to take on climate lobbying

Feature Series

EarthBeat is cooking up "Recipes for an eco-friendly Lent." Elizabeth Varga of the blog "At Elizabeth's Table" shares plant-based recipes that are perfect for Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays ... or any day of the year.

In 100-500 words, readers share specific ways they're living simply, resisting throwaway culture or responding to climate change in day-to-day life. Want to chime in? Submit your story to environment editor Stephanie Clary at



These reflections for the 2021 Season of Creation invite us to develop a deeper sense of being grounded in the place where we live, and where we find the nourishment and courage to lovingly care for our global home.

Our coverage of the United Nations conference on climate change, COP27, held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from Nov. 6-18, 2022.

Our coverage of the United Nations conference on biodiversity, COP15, held in Montreal, Canada from Dec. 7-19, 2022.

EarthBeat's 2022 Advent essays correspond to the Catholic Mass readings for each Sunday of Advent this year, with a focus on preparation, peace, patience and promise.

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