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Save an acre of rainforest this Advent – whilst it is still there to protect.

Does your church care about the wildlife and habitats being destroyed today – this week?  These will now not be available for future generations?

Do you care?

Please show that Christians care – by raising money for a wildlife charity that protects endangered habitat.

Green Christian’s Rainforest Fund project  encourages churches to raise £100 (or more) to donate to a charity that protects rainforest and other habitats of biodiversity importance under threat.

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Posted in Biodiversity, Climate Change


Living Planet: Jesus and Advent

Barbara Echlin writes:

One of my favourite modern wooden statues is in a nearby local park. It portrays a butterfly, ladybird, worm and spider clinging on to an ancient fern. Our planet has an abundance of living creatures of all colours, shapes and sizes. Ferns similar to the common bracken were thriving before the dinosaurs roamed the earth.    

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Posted in Biodiversity, Church Magazine


Prayer for COP14 of the Convention of Biodiversity in Sharm El-Sheikh

The Convention for Biodiversity meets alternate years. We are in year 8 of the 10 years of the decade of biodiversity. In 2o1o  we – GC (then CEL) wrote prayers for the 2010 convention.

During the period 13 – 29 Nov  2018, the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity is meeting: 

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Posted in Biodiversity


Saving Wildlife and Biodiversity – 60% decline in world wildlife over last 40 years – populations of wild animals (vertebrates)

Today 30 Oct 2018 WWF announced (read the report)

60%

Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60% between 1970 and 2014, the most recent year with available data.

50%

The Earth is estimated to have lost about half of its shallow water corals in the past 30 years.

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Saving Rainforest and preventing Climate Catastrophe

Did you know that preventing further rainforest destruction and degradation is one of the most cost efficient, easiest  and VITAL things to do to to reduce greenhouse gas production: Here are some useful facts from

(So please support Green Christian’s Rainforest Fund Project –

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Do something wild each day in June

Can you do it?

Can you make a resolution to go and do something outside every day in June?

See your web editors blog as she finds something new to do outside each day

This is a splendid idea encouraged by the Wildlife Trusts –

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Posted in Action, Biodiversity


Does the Church know about Species Extinctions?

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Judith Allinson writes: 

Has your church recently been doing anything to save any threatened species from extinction? Please let us know.

The world will still be beautiful if the polar bears disappear, and if the orang-utans disappear. Even if humans disappear,

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Saving Wildlife

GC’s Two Wildlife Lwildlife-leaflet-2-triptych-300eafletswildlife-leaflet-1-triptych-300

Leaflet part 1:  Threats to Wildlife  + How can we help?  triptych-1
Leaflet part 2:  Quotes + Why does ‘Saving wildlife’ matter to Christians? triptych-2

Display the leaflets alongside secular conservation leaflets of your choice produced by WWF,

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