Pope Francis attended World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro in 2013. While there, he addressed the issues that the people there face in preserving the rainforest and the need to act as stewards of the environment. He spoke to the youth and encouraged them to become active in preserving the environment and carrying out holy missions. To read the full recap, click here. To watch a video about some American youth who attended, check out the video below.
Sacred Earth is a resource that was created by the World Wildlife Foundation. It helps teach and inspire faith communities to take proper care of their resources, especially the ones hold special importance to their specific faith. To take a look at some of the ways that Sacred Earth has helped sustain environment, check out their homepage here or the video overview below.