Among those crazy things that human beings sometimes have, and following my faithful opinion that we journalists play a fundamental role in defending the environment, it occurred to me a few years ago to create the World Network of Journalists Defenders of the Environment . A valuable number of journalists committed to the issue agreed to join, especially in Latin America and the United States. We became 126 affiliates. But in the end, the idea did not prosper, I was alone, the affiliates expected a lot of updated information and I did not manage to obtain financing to continue.
The project died, but the flame remained lit in me. I believe that it is a commitment of every journalist who respects himself and recognizes the serious problem that humanity faces with global warming, to support and act in awareness campaigns so that we humans of today, at least those of us who believe, achieve the A necessary change for the humans of the future to live in a world as healthy and real as the one that corresponded to the actors of current generations.
A few days ago, the famous Colombian singer Shakira, promised to put all her effort in favor of a global campaign, through an award, to defend and protect our environment. He corroborated this in a remote dialogue, over the Internet, with Prince William or William of England, also committed to the issue. It was a media meeting, prepared by good producers, but a sincere dialogue, loaded with human values, which makes us Colombians feel great pride in the mission accepted by Shakira.
She begins by talking about her Colombia, and even inviting the prince to visit our country. His English is very good, and that is why he was able to talk about you to the prince. I invite you, dear readers of our Axis 21 to see and rate this video. This is the link:
I have no doubt that you will agree with me that Shakira, who has become a spokesperson for the whole of Colombia, has raised the name of our country on this occasion, as she has done on other occasions. But the invitation is for everyone who watches the video to become aware, like her, that we have to act very seriously, each one of us, to save the planet. I invite you to become aware, to develop your own individual action plan, and to put it into practice. Our children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other heirs will thank us. It is our duty to leave you a healthy planet as an inheritance.
Hopefully a colleague or an organization raises the flag to give continuity to the idea of integrating journalists from around the world, committed to this idea of defending our environment. And… go ahead Shakira! Your grain of sand is worth a lot for the future of humanity.
September 29, 2021