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Books, media, handbooks, links, newsletters, pictures and information to inspire, inform and help faith groups go green  

April 2, 2014:
Prayers and Meditations
Thoughtful devotions about creation and conservation from different religious traditions.   

November 26, 2014:
Radio Podcasts & 'Listen Again' opportunities
ARC Secretary General Martin Palmer is often called upon to contribute to BBC radio programmes on topics relating to religion and conservation. Many of these broadcasts are available to download as podcasts from the BBC website.  

ARC diary archive
Archive of past diary entries from the ARC website since April 2008.   

ARC photo gallery
See some of ARC's work in pictures. Photos are available for use for non-commercial purposes, with credit to ARC and the photographer where relevant.  

Multimedia
Interesting audio and videos about the work of ARC and our partners  

Follow ARC's Twitter and Facebook accounts
Follow ARC on Twitter and Facebook  

News Feed
Link to the excellent news feed on religions and environment from our partners at the Yale Forum for Religion and Ecology.  

Inspiration
Inspiring ideas and stories about protecting the planet through faith and community  

Why work with the faiths?
There are compelling reasons to take the role of faith groups very seriously as partners for change in conservation.  

Statistics about religions and the environment
Statistics about religions and the environment  

ARC Newsletters
Newsletters sent out by ARC  

ARC leaflets
ARC has a selection of A4 leaflets, covering our main current project areas, including Faith in Food, Green Pilgrimage Network and a general introduction to our work.  

What others have said about religion, the environment - and ARC
Comments about ARC's work with faith groups with the vision of caring and protecting our world, and about the need to link conservation with faith.   

Interview with Prince Philip
“If you believe in God, which is what Christians are supposed to do, then you should feel a responsibility to care for His Creation.” ARC's founder, the Duke of Edinburgh gives a rare interview about his beliefs in conservation.  

3 May 1995:
The Ohito declaration on religions, land and conservation, March 1995
Statement from the Conference on Religions, Land and Conservation held in a Ohito, Japan, 27th of March to 6th of April 1995, later adopted at the Summit on Religions and Conservation held at Windsor Castle 29th of April to 3rd of May 1995.   

Creative Commons photo credits
ARC is grateful to all the Creative Commons photographers who have kindly allowed us to use their images.  

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Latest news

May 1, 2018:
News from the 8th World Sikh Environment Day 2018
We've just heard from our friends at EcoSikh that the Eighth World Sikh Environment Day was the biggest ever. It was celebrated by 5,100 Sikh Gurdwaras, institutions, schools and communities across India and all over the world on March 14, more than any other years since the beginning of celebration in 2011.

May 1, 2018:
Faith Initiative magazine features religions and environment this month
Faith Initiative magazine www.faithinitiative.co.uk this month has a series of important articles on Faith and climate change, featuring articles by ARC's Martin Palmer and our partner organisations the Bhumi Project and EcoSikh, as well as Harfiyah Haleem from the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences IFEES. Link to the articles here.

April 19, 2018:
Penguin India publishes important new book on Hinduism and Nature
We have just received our copy of Hinduism and Nature by historian, environmentalist (and good friend of ARC) Dr Nanditha Krishna. It is about the mythical stories and religious significance of India's varied landscapes. And how those stories are one of the things that can and might protect India's animals and places from the bulldozers of progress.

April 11, 2018:
Monks Community Forest is part of important new wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia
The Cambodian government last week created a new wildlife sanctuary covering more than 30,000 hectares in Oddar Meanchey province. It includes the Sang Rukhavoan community forest, led by Venerable Bun Saluth and supported by ARC.

April 4, 2018:
Milestone in journey towards international faith-consistent investment
ARC has secured agreement to form an alliance for faith-consistent investment. The agreement was made by world faith representatives at a pivotal meeting at the UN HQ in New York last week.