Ecology and Environment

  • 15 Jan 2009

    The Government’s go-ahead for a third runway at Heathrow is a massive step backwards in the battle against climate change that will have repercussions far beyond Britain’s shores, Christian Aid warns today.

  • 13 Jan 2009

    A Lightship owned by Cardiff’s churches is being transformed into Noah’s Ark by the city’s children in a bid to tell UK leaders that they must act urgently to protect human and animal life on the planet.

  • 13 Jan 2009

    Campaigners fighting the expansion of London's Heathrow airport have opened a new front today, announcing that they have bought land earmarked for the construction of a third runway.

  • 12 Jan 2009

    Christians, including Christian Ecology Link, will be amongst those taking part in a 'Climate Rush' at Heathrow airport today.

  • 12 Jan 2009

    The poorest in the UK will be hit hardest by climate change, a new report has warned although tackling climate change also offers huge opportunities for cutting poverty in the UK if global warming and poverty are tackled together.

  • 1 Jan 2009

    Christian Aid is calling on the British public to take their own New Year pledge to go green and make their voices heard by Prime Minister Gordon Brown and other world leaders including Barack Obama.

  • 27 Dec 2008

    Christmas is a time when, among other things, we focus on food - for celebration and for want. But do we need a fundamental rethink?

  • 18 Dec 2008

    Possibly the crucial world issue now and in the coming decades is global warming and environmental catastrophe.

  • 16 Dec 2008

    It’s no common knowledge but there are hundreds of dolphins in the Ganges river in India.

    Sadly, despite being the world’s first species to enjoy protection—more than 2,000 years ago, during the reign of Emperor Ashoka— its population has steadily shrunk to 2,000 from around 6,000 in the early 1990s.

  • 16 Dec 2008

    A police officer who investigated the harassment of a dolphin living off the Kent coast has been given a wildlife award by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

    The WWF runs programmes which enable people to adopt and sponsor dolphins, as well as working in other ways for dolphin protection.