The earth is God’s gift to humanity for its happiness and development.
We destroy the earth when we use it without control: a frenzied consumption of underground resources, deforestation, etc.
How could we remain indifferent? Our world is in need of persons able to live in communion with creation, persons willing to put back into the earth more than they take from it. It is a question of justice towards future generations. We ought to be among those who, as Lavigerie termed it, wish to “make the earth more beautiful”. Let us seek to cooperate with organisations which are working to save the earth :