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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

September 17, 2018:
Redefining a good investment: Faithinvest announced
A new organisation was announced today, bringing together some of the largest religious investors representing trillions of dollars. It might change the world. It will certainly redefine the meaning of a “good investment”.

September 14, 2018:
The second Zug Faith in Finance starts this weekend. A new organisation will be announced.
Religious investors and organisations representing many billions of investment dollars are meeting this weekend in Zug, Switzerland. The meetings will announce the details of a new organisation FaithInvest which could change the face of religious investment, and perhaps all investment.

September 13, 2018:
Report from the First Maoshan Daoist Ecological Temples Forum
The First Maoshan Daoist Ecological Temples Forum ran from August 19-21 at Maoshan near Nanjing. It has been described by the China Daoist Association (CDA) as the ‘most successful Daoist event for 10 years”. This is what happened.

September 4, 2018:
The Daoists’ latest long-term eco plan bans rhino horn, ivory; addresses mercy release crisis
No rhino horn. No ivory. No killing pangolins. An important newlong-term environmental plan drafted by Chinese Daoist leadership includes guidelines that Chinese medicine should never use endangered animal parts, as well as a recognition that dongtian, "heavenly grottoes" are critical ecosystems, protected by Daoists for millennia, needing protecting now.

August 16, 2018:
Maoshan prepares to hold a major conference for Daoist ecological temples
A major conference for Daoist ecological temples will be held on the Sacred Mountain of Maoshan this August. It will launch the next Daoist Long-Term Environment Plan.