The Species We Save May Be Our Own – Interfaith Organizations on Biodiversity Loss

December 17, 2022

On Wednesday, December 14th the Parliament’s Director of Climate Action, Emily Echevarria, alongside United Religions Initiative‘s Climate Action Coordinator, Lauren Van Ham, joined the Temple of Understanding for the program “The Species We Save May Be Our Own – Interfaith Organizations on Biodiversity Loss” at the COP15: The UN Biodiversity Conference.

Watch now with our colleagues of Faiths at COP15.


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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