We need to respond with the values that we see in Jesus Christ’s life.
The only animals that can be detected by satellites from space are corals. In reality, they are tiny organisms with a fragile body that are particularly prevalent in the warm seas of the world.
These organisms are not only flora, however, but also include whole colonies of tiny marine animals, like these lovely red gorgonians that I photographed in the Ullastres de Tamariu (Girona).
Some of the ways that evangelical organisations are taking up the global challenge of implementing creation care as a mission task.
This is the first scientific evidence that “confirms the numerous anecdotal accounts from across the Pacific of the dramatic impacts of climate change.”
NASA and NOAA studies revealed that global temperatures were more than one degree above average, and Arctic sea ice was at a record low this January.
A short talk by the renowned environmental scienist Dr Katharine Hayhoe, during COP21 in Paris. She was one of the speakers of the A Rocha conference in the French capital, co-hosted by the Lausanne Movement Creation Care network.
A Christian voice in a Paris that attempts to lay a green mantle over a mourning city.
“Declarations of intention are not going to be enough”, French President Hollande said. World leaders have unveiled a series of pledges to tackle climate change during the first two days of the summit.
Seven NASA photos from space show the exploitation of resources, desertification and other effects of human actions on the environment.
Almost 200 nations will gather in France to discuss climate change next week. Christian creation care NGO A Rocha will be in Paris and organises the conference “A Christian response to climate change.”
Studying nature cannot be left to scientists alone. What is required for wisdom is not only the detached rational enquiry of science but also the immersed, meditative contemplation of artists and poets.
The huge investment in agriculture transformed the semi-arid Al Badia region into fields of maize and cotton, by means of subsidies to farmers and the drilling of thousands of wells. This added to the pressure on water resources.
Government announced the creation of an ocean sanctuary the size of France, to preserve marine life in the South Pacific. It is expected to be in place by October 2016.
It is like a huge theme park centred on the theme of feeding the world. Expo Milano has been viewed by over 14 million visitors who have gone through the gates and into the Rho area in the first four months.
Today, the earth has approximately 3 trillion trees left, but each year more than 15 billion are lost.
The encyclical strongly relates these ecological problems to social issues such as injustice and income inequality: it asserts that where the fabric of society breaks down, the environment suffers as well.
Relevant evangelical leaders have written a letter, endorsing Obama's "Clean Power Plan” to cut carbon pollution. The plan will be released this week.
“Accepting what the scientists are saying about climate change and understanding that other species have value to God, is a threat to our greedy lifestyles”, thinks David Bookless, member of environmental care NGO A Rocha.
Can Christians ignore the care for creation? Does the Bible have a clear perspective on how we should live? Member of "A Rocha" David Bookless answers several questions and challenges Christians to make a real impact in several areas.
Leonardo de Chirico analyses the content of the latest encyclical, and compares it with similar evangelical documents.
The World Evangelical Alliance “welcomes” Pope Francis’ encyclical and the media attention it has had. “Climate change is real and it is a threat to the integrity of the planet’s ecosystems.”
Following the publication of Pope Francis´ encyclical “Laudato Si”, Christian experts Miguel Wickham and Antonio Cruz analyse the current debate from an evangelical perspective.
The UN Agency´s Polar Code will restrict how ships can dispose of waste in waters around the North Pole and Antarctica.
“The Church has a moral responsibility to speak and act on both environmental stewardship and justice for the world's poor who are most vulnerable to climate change.”
Baikal contains 20% of the world’s fresh water. If the lake's level drops below 456 metres, it could cause irreversible harm to the ecosystem.