Earth Care Campaign 2010-2014

Culture of Care – Water for Life – Reduce-Reuse-Recycle


January 1, 2010


Wednesday, December 31

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Care Actions

related to this event

201From a Culture of Violence, to a Culture of Peace/Care

  • Statement on Violence (Sevilla conference 1986, adopted by UNESCO 1989) In summary: Biology does not codemn humanity to war. The same species who invented war, is capable of inventing peace. The reponsibility lies with each of us.
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (Atom bombs, Biological weapons, Chemical weapons).

305Passing the Message R-R-R: Reduce- Reuse- Recycle

  • Earths limited natural and biological resources.
  • "Waste", definition.
  • Positive environmental impact of R-R-R and what I / We can do to help.
  • The R-R-R action goes well together with some other actions like Transports At and Around Our School (3:09), SOS (3:01), IDEAS (3:02), Clean Up the World (3:03), Water For Life (3:08).

308Water for Life

  • Water is a limited and a non-renewable "resource" on Earth.
  • Water is an indispensable constituent for Life.
  • Water connects people and states through rivers, seas and oceans.
  • Demands for water causes serious conflicts between neighbouring states.
  • An ethics in favour of "Caring and Sharing of the Earth's Water" must have highest priority for individuals' behaviour as well as collective undertakings.