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Indian and Pacific Oceans

New Zealand. In The Shade Of The Palms.

The Maori of New Zealand have a sacred vision of nature. Traditional patterns used in their wood carving, tattoos and amulets are often inspired by the natural environment. The Maori were the first settlers of New Zealand. They arrived there on their wakas, wooden boats suitable for sea sailing. The term Maori is used to describe the…

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Indian and Pacific Oceans: The Last Mining Frontier.

Offshore mining is occurring in Namibia and in the Red Sea. But much more ambitious programs are on track. A new rush is taking place, mainly in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.   In 1869, the French novelist Jules Verne predicted that deep sea mining of zinc, iron and gold would become a reality. Over 150…

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Advocacy

Widen the horizon of Empowered Women.

Concluding the Special Synod of Bishops on the Amazon, Pope Francis in his homily said with a witty remark that the final document speaking of…

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Baobab

Hare and the Hyena.

0ne day, a long time ago when there was a famine in a certain part of Africa, Hare met Hyena. “How thin you are looking,” said…

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Youth & Mission

Young Indios: “The world must listen to us”.

During the Synod for Amazonia, we heard stories of young Indios who struggle against environmental exploitation, in recognition of their own identity, and they want to…

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