Sunday, November 8, 2009

Creation Care and Conservation

Resources for General Information and Inspiration
This addition to the SustainLane website is a growing source of articles, reviews, green job postings, and other helpful resources related to creation care.
An evangelical environmental network that seeks to educate, inspire, and mobilize Christians to be faithful stewards of God’s creation.
A coalition concerned with environmental problems and Jewish life issues.
The Arizona Ecumenical Conference sponsors a Caring for Creation Conference each year, with the goal of inspiring and mobilizing Christian communities to build a just and sustainable future for all God’s creation.
National Council of Churches of Christ Eco-Justice Programs. Believing that God calls us to be stewards of his creation, this organization seeks to make churches more environmentally friendly and helps to protect God’s creation for current and future generations.
This site contains guides and tips for “going green” in all aspects of life such as home, community, work, school, etc. (also
An online resource for the global conservation community to find and share innovations and lessons learned for the practice of conservation.
Check out updates and blogs on current environmental issues and newsworthy political actions or events related to the environmental protection movement.
A Christian environmental Web site to educate people about the appropriate biblical response to the disregard of God’s creation.
Christian Ecology Link, a multidenominational UK Christian organization for people concerned about the environment.
Network Alliance of Congregations Caring for the Earth is an ecumenical, voluntary, tax-exempt organization whose purpose is to encourage Christians in the work of healing the damaged earth, out of a common concern and love for God’s creation.
The Web site of Earth Ministry. This organization was formed to inspire and mobilize the Christian community to play a leadership role in building a just and sustainable future for all of God’s creation.
A Christian conservation organization whose projects are cross cultural in character and share a community emphasis, with a focus on science and research, practical conservation, and environmental education.
Minnesota Episcopal Environmental Stewardship Commission (MEESC). This is a forum for environmental spirituality with a focus on worship, discussion, and various environmental projects.
The Web site of Target Earth, a national movement of Christians reflecting a commitment to stewardship of creation. It addresses ecosystem degradation and provides service to the poor in fifteen countries.
The Regeneration Project is an interfaith ministry devoted to deepening the connection between ecology and faith. Projects include the promotion of renewable energy, energy efficiency, and conservation.
Boise Vineyard Church believes that environmental stewardship is a biblical mandate and a commission from God. The Christian life is one of action and stewardship that leaves the world a better place.
Sierra Club Action Center contains listings and links to environmental news and tips for reducing the human footprint and protecting the flora and fauna of the earth.
Part of the Climate Project, a Web site dedicated to educating people about environmental issues, solving the global warming climate crisis, and repowering America with clean electricity within ten years.
Care of Creation, a Christian environmental organization seeking to awaken and mobilize the church to care for God’s creation in the face of environmental crises that are devastating vast areas of the world and hurting our brothers and sisters.
Tips and news related to the green revolution.
The Web site of the National Wildlife Federation, an organization dedicated to protecting wildlife from global warming, climate change, and abuses by humans.
The Evangelical Climate Initiative is a campaign to advance sound and moral climate change policy, motivated by the values and principles derived from faith in Jesus Christ and the conviction that we are called to protect God’s creation. The site contains educational materials and calls to action for public officials and evangelical leaders.
The Au Sable Institute of Environmental studies is a Christian institute integrating the knowledge of creation with biblical principles for the purpose of bringing the Christian community and the general public to a better understanding of the Creator and stewardship of God’s creation.
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Environmental Justice Program calls Catholics to a deeper respect for and care of God’s creation.
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN’s leading environmental organization and cosponsor of the IPCC.
Worldwatch Institute is an independent research organization focused on the twenty first century challenges of climate change, resource degradation, population growth, and poverty. Priority programs include building a low-carbon energy system, creating a healthy future for agriculture, and developing a sustainable global economy.
The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment. They combine independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices.
Grist is an online source of daily environmental news and analysis.
Information on a wide variety of environmental topics.
National Geographic’s Web site with resources for preserving planet Earth.
The National Religious Partnership for the Environment (NRPE) was founded in 1993 to weave the mission of care for God’s creation across all areas of organized religion. Their faith-based environmental programs reflect spiritual and biblical teachings.
The Evangelical Covenant Church wrote the “Resolution on Creation Care” in 2007 expressing urgency for improving and changing how we practice “creation care” for the air we breathe, the water we drink, the oceans we fish, and the land we cultivate.
This Web site contains all the Natural Resources Defense Council’s latest press releases, as well as links to blogs and other Web sites about going green.
This Web site is full of “green” resources including the latest environmental news, money savers and products, and transportation issues.
On this Web site you can order the book The Land of Curiosities, which is a fictional eco-adventure of a family exploring Yellowstone Park who learn to protect each other and the environment. Curriculum for this first book and upcoming books in the series are also available for teachers.

Source: Blessed Earth is an educational nonprofit that inspires and equips faith communities to become better stewards of the earth. Through outreach to churches, campuses and media we build bridges that promote measurable environmental change and meaningful spiritual growth.

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