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What is Religion, Science and the Environment?
Religion, Science & the Environment (RSE) is a non-governmental organization created in 1993, which seeks to provide common ground among the worlds of religion, science and the environment in the interest of protecting the environment. Under the guidance of His All Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of the Christian Orthodox Church, this mission has been addressed by holding seven water-based symposia as well as creating the Halki Ecological Institute and other training initiatives.
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His All Holiness, Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch is the 270th successor to the Apostle Andrew and spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians worldwide.
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'Religion, Science and the Environment' has convened eight symposia to study the fate of the world’s main bodies of water, which cover seven-tenths of the earth’s surface. Read more about past symposia, here.
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Speakers list and editorial from each plenary
A comprehensive editorial account of each plenary is available here
Video coverage from RSE Mississippi Symposium
Watch the plenaries, or individual speakers.
The costs and causes of Hurricane Katrina
Ivor van Heerden leads tour of worst-affected areas.



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