Ecology and Environment

  • 21 Jun 2008

    Whales in the Southern Ocean face the twin threat of a shortage of food and a loss of hunting grounds because of global warming, a new report from WWF warns.

  • 19 Jun 2008

    There is now a great range of solar powered radios and wind up radios that you can buy to do you bit for the environment

  • 19 Jun 2008

    In the run up to the G8 summit in Japan, presidents of nine Catholic Bishops’ Conferences have called on G8 nations to honour their commitments to reduce global poverty and tackle climate change.

  • 19 Jun 2008

    A Day Exploring Spiritual Traditions and the Environment

    Speakers:
    Abbot Christopher Jamison (Worth Abbey/The Monastery TV Series)
    Speaking on the theme The Ecology of Happiness

  • 18 Jun 2008

    Two new study guides on the Church and the environment are published this week.

  • 17 Jun 2008

    A carbon reduction scheme enabling people to reduce their emissions and help poor communities suffering the worst effects of climate change, has been launched by Christian charity Tearfund.

  • 16 Jun 2008

    A day conference, organised by Peace Brigades International UK, will explore threats to biodiversity and climate change presented by deforestation, pollution and mono-crop cultivation.

  • 16 Jun 2008

    Land degradation intensifies agricultural economic losses, disorganizes local and regional food markets, and causes social and political instability. To combat it there is an increasing push towards sustainable agriculture - the ability of a farm to produce food indefinitely, without causing irreversible damage to ecosystem health. And now there are lots of creative ways you can help support this work from giving a can of worms to a Bolivian farmer through to helping create a farming conservation plot in Zimbabwe.

  • 14 Jun 2008

    UK-based International development agency Christian Aid has accused the government of ‘eviscerating’ the Climate Change Bill by failing to include within it a number of measures crucial to the fight against global warming.

  • 9 Jun 2008

    English church leaders have called on Christians to use the period of 1 September to 4 October 2008 as an opportunity to put the environment at the heart of their prayer, worship and practical concern. This is part of a regular initiative.