Global – Global Mining Survey Shows Pollution a Concern in Areas where Jesuits Work

Environmental contamination, especially pollution of water sources, is causing significant concern in areas where Jesuits are based, according to a global survey conducted by the Justice in Mining Network. The survey also showed there is strong interest in mining justice issues, but indicated that many Jesuits and lay colleagues feel they have insufficient knowledge and expertise to take action. The Justice in Mining Network conducted the online survey last year, with support from Magis and the Xavier Network, to establish the primary causes of concern in areas with a Jesuit presence, whether or not those Jesuit institutions or communities are actively involved in mining advocacy. Read more…