Ecology and Environment

  • 5 Feb 2008

    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

  • 5 Feb 2008

    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.

  • 4 Feb 2008

    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.

  • 30 Jan 2008

    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.

  • 25 Jan 2008

    Over 300 people crowded in to Exeter Cathedral last week to attend an innovative Climate Challenge Festival. ‘Hope Rising’ was organised by churches and Christian agencies to think about global warming in practical ways.

  • 20 Jan 2008

    The international development agency Christian Aid has applauded the new package of environmental measures announced by the UK’s largest biscuit manufacturer, cutting its carbon emissions and reduce its use of water and packaging.

  • 18 Jan 2008

    Congregations across Scotland committed to environmental action are due to meet in Stirling this weekend to develop and promote their work. The event is being sponsored by the Church of Scotland and Keep Scotland Beautiful.

  • 10 Jan 2008

    At midday today (Thursday) Christians will go to No.10 Downing Street to protest against the Government's recent announcement to build a new generation of nuclear power plants. will present the Prime Minister with a solar powered torch and a sample of insulation material.

  • 9 Jan 2008

    Christian climate campaigners have appointed an award-winning documentary maker as their lead campaign strategist. Mark Dowd, a former Dominican Friar and television producer / presenter, is to take up the post with Operation Noah.

  • 4 Jan 2008

    Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.