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ARC: useful resources
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

February 14, 2018:
Urgent Environment Agenda for the Jewish People: Jerusalem Post reports
Winner of Israel’s Green Globe Award in the Knesset and named by CNN as one of the world’s top six Green Pioneers, YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ remembers back to ARC's 2009 Windsor Castle Environmental celebration as one of the key moments in creating the Jewish environment agenda

February 6, 2018:
Monks in Cambodian Community Forest take action against soldiers for alleged logging and threats
The head of one of the key monks' community forests in Cambodia has decided to pursue legal action against soldiers who were allegedly caught with a truck of illegally logged timber and threatened to set patrollers' families on fire.

January 23, 2018:
Update from the EcoCoffin project in South Africa
In around 2005 ARC became involved in an extraordinary, wonderful project run by a team in South Africa. Asking the question: "What kind of coffin would you like to be buried in?" it made coffins out of the timber of invasive tree species. Here's an update.

January 18, 2018:
Important Jain temple in Mumbai installs solar panels in inspiring rooftop project
The Times of India reports that the Manas Mandir Jain temple has installed solar rooftop panels - which will not only reduce pollution and reduce its own annual electricity costs, but which also acts as an inspiring example to Jains and others around India and the rest of the world

January 2, 2018:
ARC formally working with Jiangsu Daoist Association to build new ecological temples in China
ARC has formally launched a joint project with Jiangsu Daoist Association to build Daoist ecological temples across China. This project is formally registered as a temporary project under China’s new Overseas NGOs Law. To date just 451 projects have been registered. This is one.