Protesters from the campaigning group Plane Stupid have today mounted a hight profile protest against the proposed Heathrow third runway by waving banners from the roof the the parliament building, in a major breach of security.
The Barbary, or Atlas Lion, is now extinct in the wild. The Aspinall Foundation, at their Port Lympne reserve, look after several dozen of them, and they desperately need your help in looking after what is one of the largest groups of these animals that remain in captivity. Adopt a lion here
Sponsoring a monkey makes a great gift. You could sponsor or adopt Jakarta, a playful and adventurous Grizzled Leaf monkey currently resident at Howletts, a reserve park owned by the Aspinall Foundation.
If you are a dog lover, then this could be the gift for you. Research suggests the African Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, as it is also known, is in serious threat of extinction. Sponsor or adot one through the Aspinall Foundation
Two of the Church of England’s most senior Bishops are today (Tuesday) urged people to cut their carbon rather than give up chocolate this Lent. It comes as a survey reveals that three out of five adults in the UK are willing to take an energy saving action this Lent.
Regional and international staff working for major church agencies involved in the region are consulting about relief interventions in the immediate aftermath of a series of quakes in Africa's Great Lakes area.
News that the director of the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies will receive a regional United Nations Environment Programme’s Champions of the Earth Award 2008 has been welcomed by Christian Aid, which works with BCAS.