Leydy Pech, a Mayan beekeeper, led a fight against plantations of genetically modified soy that were decimating wild bees in her region of Mexico. (Robin Canul for AIDA)

EarthBeat Weekly: Three women leading in defense of the environment

Leydy Pech, a Mayan beekeeper, led a fight against plantations of genetically modified soy that were decimating wild bees in her region of Mexico. (Robin Canul for AIDA)

EarthBeat Weekly: Three women leading in defense of the environment

Villagers who say toxic waste from the Nchanga copper mine in Zambia's Chingola district affected their health, livestock and farmland have won a settlement from the London-based Vedanta Resources and its Zambian subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines.

Catholic Church helps Zambian villagers stand up to mining companies

A Climate-Conscious Lent: Rising sea levels threaten millions

Cupich: Libertarian ideology hinders Laudato Si' adoption in the church

Leading UCC minister: People of faith must 'advocate for the restoration of creation'

A Climate-Conscious Lent: Coral reefs are dying

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