Welcome to Healing Earth


Healing Earth is a free, online environmental science textbook


The fundamentals of Environmental Science, Spirituality and Ethics.


The diversity of life on Earth has been more impacted by man’s activities than any other feature on the planet.

Natural Resources

Earth’s natural resources are required for every product we make: the challenge and consequences of resource extraction.


The challenge of supplying clean, renewable energy to a growing population.


The world’s most precious commodity: it’s shrinking sources and expanding uses.


The environmental and ethical challenges of producing and distributing healthy foods to the growing human population.

Global Climate Change

Fossil fuel emissions are changing the earth’s climate: people, plants and animals are being displaced.


Final thoughts on the science, spirituality, and ethics of healing our Earth.

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Welcome THEA students!

The Institute of Environmental Sustainability extends a warm welcome to students to Loyola University Chicago for the 2018 Theology of Healing Earth in Action Institute this summer. The Institute team includes professors, college mentors and campus ministry staff. The week-long program which explores the sacredness of water in our lives. Students have arrived from Ann Arbor, Atlanta, Denver, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Waukegan and Chicago. We are happy to see you here!

Student Projects Features on Educate Magis Collections


See some of the work high school students around the world have done while using Healing Earth. AP Environmental Science Students, St. Louis University High School, USA and San Jose Jesuitak Students, Spain have posted thier work for others to learn from! Thank you Educate Magis!


Healing Earth in Ohio


On April 5, 2016, Drs. Nancy Tuchman and Michael Schuck, Co-Directors of the International Jesuit Ecology Project, met faculty at both John Carroll University in University Heights and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland to discuss the online textbook Healing Earth and the ways it may be used in courses next fall. Spirits were high as professors and teachers at both institutions were happy to join the Healing Earth team.