Make the world a greener and better place to live this Earth Day.
Years of illegal gold mining have taken their toll on parts of the Peruvian rainforest. People have left their homes and families, pulled to this part of the world by the promise of a golden opportunity. But that opportunity may be vastly different from what they imagined.
In Bangladesh, people are being pushed to the limit by rising sea levels. In Chad, people are being pushed off the land by violence and then continually challenged by scarce resources. Climate change plays a role, and so does one's ability to push forward. This is their story.
June 18 marks the one year anniversary of Laudato Si', Pope Francis' encyclical about the environment.