Ecological Seminar at Eco-Spirituality Centre Othera

Every living being on the Earth has a right to life, said the Bishop of CSI Madhya Kerala Diocese Rt.Rev. Thomas K Oommen.Speaking at an awareness program on the topic “Ecological impact of River linking project” at the Eco-spirituality centre at Othara,Kerala he said that citing the excuse of development we were destroying the habitat of many living things. CSI Madhya Kerala Diocesan ecological Concerns Committee organized the one day ecological conference in partnership with CSI Synod Ecumenical and Ecological Department on 20th August 2012 at Othera.Any developmental work without studying the ecological impact will have disastrous effect , said Mr. N.K. Premachandran, former Minister of Water resources of Kerala.Dr.P.S.Harikumar, scientist from Central Water Resources Development , Calicut presented the scientific aspect. Rev. Shibin Varughese, Mr. Jobby Joy and Rev. A.C.Thomas presented the theological aspects. Bishop Thomas Samuel delivered the concluding address. Dr.Mathew Koshy Punnackadu, convener of CSI Madhya Kerala Ecological Concerns presented the Ecological programmes of the Diocese.