Category - Ecology

  • September 7, 2009

    The evolutionary basis of cooperation and mobilising religious believers to act against global warming are two key elements in the fight against climate change, claims Lord May.

  • August 19, 2009

    With growing fears of climate change and global warming, Miss Earth is the beauty pageant for the new millennium. Contestants must have a strong knowledge of their country’s culture and environment in order to fulfill the ideals of this competition. The winner will be a strong and effective advocate for Mother Earth.

  • June 26, 2009

    Lancaster scientist and Anglican priest Canon Professor John Rodwell was yesterday awarded the 2009 President’s Medal by the Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management.

  • June 6, 2009

    Big change is required, but it can start in small but significant ways. That was the message that development agency World Vision issued for World Environment Day 2009, highlighting one project that symobolises part of the way forward.

  • April 14, 2009

    To mark Earth Day on 22 April, free copies of The Green Bible are being sent to seminary professors and administrators by the National Council of Churches USA Eco-Justice Programmes and its publisher.

  • March 26, 2009

    The Green Bible, reviewed here by researcher Simon Beard, illustrates that the message of the Hebrew and Christian scriptures is concerned not just with human beings but with the whole earth.

  • January 26, 2009

    Brazilian liberation theologian Leonardo Boff, once a thorn in the side of the Vatican, is now on a mission to convince humanity of the desperate need to change its relationship to the environment.

  • January 23, 2009

    Theologians from around the world are converging on Belém, near the mouth of the Amazon River in northeast Brazil, to develop a theology for the "sustainability of life on Earth".

  • December 12, 2008

    World churches are making a strong appeal for a much more principle-based approach to the planet's ecological challenges at the United Nations Climate Change Conference meeting in Poznan, Poland.

  • November 29, 2008

    The Vatican sought to up its green credentials this week by switching on its massive electricity generating solar panels on the Pope Paul VI Hall. The development is one of a series of intended environmental initiatives.