We need to respond with the values that we see in Jesus Christ’s life.
One third of the world now faces seasons of extreme heat. “For heat waves, our options are now between bad or terrible”, study says.
They are ruminating animals, capable of running more than one hundred kilometres a day without eating or drinking anything. Hence they were trained in Arabia in the 13th century before Christ, as the basis of what has come to be known as the "camel civilisations".
Being so ugly, bald and having a taste for dead meat, they tend not to be seen as the most charismatic of animals. Nevertheless, they have certain features which make them unique.
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The US may have left the Paris climate agreement, but Christians cannot avoid their responsibility in preserving God’s creation, says Antonio Cruz.
The common deer (Cervus elaphus) often appears in the Bible as an illustration.
Political and religious leaders heavily criticise the decision. France, Germany and Italy reject Trump’s assertion that the climate deal can be redrafted.
In other words, just as the partridge, which covers eggs that are not its own, will probably lose the chicks later on, so anyone who stores up riches that do not belong to them will end up losing everything.
In Jesus God became human, thus bringing himself into proximity with the nature that he had created. Animals were the silent witnesses of this unique and mysterious event.
When the molting period is over, the eagle's youth is renewed and it looks like a different bird altogether.
The bird got its name from the English clergyman, Henry Baker Tristram, who took an interest in the Bible's natural history, and therefore in the fauna of Israel.
The Old Testament links the health of the body with the health of the soul.
For a long time, archaeologists doubted the historicity of Solomon and the horses which, according to the Bible, he possessed, as at that time supposedly only camels were used.
The stars, be they the celestial or the marine varieties, shine brightly or stand out against the background where they are located.
Bee colonies give the impression of being a single organism made up of thousands of individual parts.
We are living in a society which is driven by appearance and image, where aesthetics take precedence over ethics and morality.
Strawberry juice, with its bitter-sweet taste and mouth-watering aroma, is one of the most complex natural products of the vegetable kingdom.
While horses were often used for war, donkeys were symbols of peace, which is why Christ chose to enter the capital of Israel as a gentle and humble king on the back of a donkey's colt.
A selection of pictures of World Press Photo 2017.
The response of the European Churches to climate change, as with all environmental issues, has been patchy, but there are signs that this is beginning to change.
Astronomers found the Milky Way is speeding away from a large, previously unseen void.
When we accommodate our moral beliefs and choices to our personal preferences, we are almost always distorting the message of Jesus Christ.
As the psalmist says, the Moon has enabled mankind to measure time with remarkable accuracy, and to reflect on the nature of the cosmos.
Earwigs are calm and peaceful insects which feed on aphids and sea-slug eggs, which makes them beneficial for agriculture.
There is wisdom in the Holy Scriptures which vastly surpasses the knowledge that was available to human beings at the time!