Religion, Science and the Environment

For the symposium “Amazon, Source of Life,”  which took place in July, 2006.  The symposium addressed the links between a healthy Amazon Basin and the prosperity of the Brazilian people and, on a larger scale, the planet´s ecological future health.


The symposium brought together representatives of religious and scientific communities who help safeguard the river and its environment. The goals of the symposium were to increase awareness of the importance of the Amazon, to improve access to information and to promote existing efforts to protect the Amazon basin.