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ARC Communications Consultant job (45 KB)
ARC has a part-time vacancy in our communications team at our office in Kelston, Bath, for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working person who will fit well into our small but friendly team.

Eco retreat newsletter June 2011 (442 KB)
In this edition, we share some news of an award for Holland House, a BBC documentary about HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, forthcoming summer workshops at Buckfast Abbey, and eco guidelines.

Sikh Environment Day report 2011 (168 KB)
A report on the success of Sikh environment day 2011, and how it was made possible.

Religious Forest Sites programme leaflet (705 KB)
ARC is working with faith traditions around the world to help them manage their forests in ways that are in line with their religious beliefs and values, and also meet best standards in environmental management and sustainability.

Faith Retreat Eco News April 2011 (1000 KB)
The latest edition of the Faith Retreat Eco News Letter. Including information on an exciting nomination for Holland House near Pershore in Worcestershire; news from Ministeracres, Northumberland including their plans for bio-mass installation and the offer of a contemplative prayer day for young people at Glenfall House, Gloucester.

 

The Mongolian Buddhist eight-year plan (English and Mongolian). (1200 KB)
The latest long term environment plan created by religious leaders comes from Mongolia and was launched by Mongolian Buddhist monks and nuns earlier this month.

From Practice to Policy to Practice: Connecting Faith and Conservation in Africa (400 KB)
From Practice to Policy to Practice: Connecting Faith and Conservation in Africa. A White Paper by Amy Gambrill for USAID

Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter No.19 (609 KB)
The latest addition of the Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter

Green Pilgrim Network leaflet (6500 KB)
Leaflet for the Green Pilgrim Network

Faith in Food leaflet (360 KB)
Faith in Food is a new initiative from ARC aimed at helping faith groups and individuals of faith honour their values about caring for creation in the food they eat, buy and grow.

Daoist Eco Handbook - English Version (1000 KB)
An inspiring handbook for Daoist temples about how - and why - to go green has now been translated into English. Download it here. It makes for inspiring reading. It includes case studies, quotes, prayers for morning, afternoon and evening, and simple advice on how to take care of nature.

Daoist Eco Handbook - Chinese Version (5500 KB)
An inspiring handbook for Daoist temples about how - and why - to go green has now been translated into English. Download it here. It makes for inspiring reading. It includes case studies, quotes, prayers for morning, afternoon and evening, and simple advice on how to take care of nature.

USAid White paper (414 KB)
USAid publish White paper on faith and conservation in Africa

Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter No.18 (1100 KB)
February 2011 edition of the Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter No.18

Eco Retreat Newsletter Dec 2010 (31 KB)
Exciting news about Othona Bradwell Community's eco house; Holland House - in harmony with Creation and Emmaus House offer retreats for schoolchildren.

2010 Windsor Report (260 KB)
One Year After Windsor

Faith in Food, New York (250 KB)
Report of the first Faith in Food workshop in New York in November 2010

ARC Newsletter: November 2010 (66 KB)
Contains news about the first Windsor anniversary; ARCs new resource, a DVD teaching pack; information about a talk concerning the symbol of the Tiger and Daoism at Asia House; and the Faith in Food programme that was launched in Louisville this week.

Lay of the Land: Faith & Form Magazine (2427 KB)
An article reflecting faith in sacred landscapes, covering the Living Churchyard Scheme.

Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter No.17 (140 KB)
October 2010 edition of the Catholic Schools Eco-Newsletter

Huashan Declaration - in Chinese (70KB KB)
Read the Huashan Declaration on protecting the spiritual as well as the natural ecology of one of China's most ancient and revered sites - the Qinling Mountain range

Hearing the Voice of Creation Teachers' Pack (320 KB)
Educational resource pack designed to explore the relationship between faiths and creation.

Hearing the Voices of Creation Lesson 1 texts (1000 KB)
The Rig Veda Dance of Creation, and Psalm 148 All Creation Praises God

Hearing the Voices of Creation Lesson 2 texts ( KB)
The Buddhist Story of the Monkey King, and The Story of the Tree, from the Anglo Saxon Poem Dream of the Rood. Texts to support Hearing the Voices of Creation teacher's guide. Lesson 2.

Hearing the Voices of Creation Lesson 3 (1000 KB)
The Sikh Evening Prayer, and Finding the Path from Islam. Texts to support Hearing the Voices of Creation teacher's guide. Lesson 3.

Hearing the Voices of Creation Lesson 4 (1000 KB)
The Canticle of the Creatures: St Francis' hymn for animals and creation

UN/ARC Seven Year Programme - latest guidelines (2000 KB)
This is the latest version of the guidelines for the ARC/UN Long term Faith Commitment to protect the living planet - as launched at Windsor in November 2009. Updated November 2009. Please let us know if you have examples or stories, successes or challenges from your own faith organisation which we will add either to the guidelines or to our website project section.

ARC PRESS RELEASE - Faiths and Copenhagen December 1 2009 (60 KB)
December 1, 2009: The eyes of the world are on Copenhagen this week as representatives of the world’s governments gather to negotiate a new climate treaty. The urgency of a comprehensive, fair and effective treaty to protect the living planet has never been greater. Alongside the inter-governmental process, which may or may not achieve an agreement at Copenhagen, the civil society movement to protect the natural environment has a new and, for some, surprising champion – the religions.

Hearing the Voices of Creation Handbook (Hearing the Voices of Creation Handbook KB)

ARC press release for Windsor Celebration, with details of Christian programme (300 KB)
Information about the Windsor Celebration, including details of the 18 Christian Seven Year Plans

ARC press release for Windsor Celebration, with details of the Jewish launch (300 KB)
The Windsor event, with particular emphasis on the launch of the Jewish Seven Year Plan

ARC press release for Windsor Celebration, with details of Muslim programme (300 KB)
The Windsor Celebration, with particular emphasis on the Muslim Seven Year Plan

Windsor Event - A Vegan Banquet at the Castle: press release (200 KB)
The Windsor Event is entirely vegetarian, and at its centre is a vegan banquet at Windsor Castle: the first ever.

Jewish Guide to Fairtrade (1700 KB)
Tzedakah, the Hebrew word for charity, is central to Jewish values and prayers. The root of the word is Tzedek, meaning Justice and the Torah teaches "Tzedek, Tzedek Tirdof" - Justice, Justice, Shall you Pursue. The Board of Deputies of British Jews has produced this guide to Fair Trade, which will be interesting for people of all faiths.

Bhumi Project brochure (1000 KB)
The Bhumi project brochure (2010) shows us how Hindus are exploring their relationship with the environment through their daily lives. Whether it be at home, festivals or pilgrimages, there are many ideas and suggestions as to how we can help to combat the environmental challenges facing our planet today.

Bhumi Project brochure 2: Compassionate Living (1000 KB)
This second brochure entitled Compassionate Living demonstrates how Hindus advocate Ahimsa - non cruelty. We can all learn to live with more compassion towards our fellow creatures by following these principles.

Mongolian Buddhist 8 Year Guide (1000 KB)
A guide for Mongolian Buddhists to design long-term generational plans to protect their environment. This was first presented at the October 2008 conference on Buddhism and the Environment at Gandan, and was then published in the Mongolian Buddhist Handbook, February 2009, in Mongolian and English.

ARC 12 page brochure low res (870 KB)
This 12 page brochure was produced in June 2008, to give an overview of what ARC is, how we work, and some of the unique projects that we and our partners around the world have made happen. This is a low resolution pdf; a higher resolution version of 20MB can be emailed to you if your server is capable of receiving it.

ARC general leaflet June 2008 (4000 KB)
A general leaflet on two sides of A4 to explain ARC's mission and vision

Mongolian Buddhists Protecting Nature Handbook - English version (2000 KB)
A guidebook, published in 2009 by ARC, Gandan monastery and funded by the World Bank's NEMO fund, to show how Mongolian Buddhists are working with the environment - including a special Guide to creating a Mongolian Buddhist 8 Year Plan. Also published in Mongolian.

Muslim Seven Year Plan (2400 KB)
Muslim long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009. Programmes including greening Medina, and setting up a green eco-labelling scheme

The Daoist Sacred Mountains Project report (1800 KB)
A report on the ecological management of two sacred Daoist Mountains in China: Hua Shan and Qingchen Shan.

Bali Faiths and Climate Change book of prayers and quotes (59 KB)
ARC was invited by CI and the Indonesian government to put together some prayers and quotations and meditations for the delegates at the BALI cop in December 2007 - here is the result.

Lenten Calendar, March 2008 (70 KB)
St Teresa's Catholic Primary School in Bristol created a Lenten calendar which has daily eco-friendly tasks.

Sound of Many Waters (1100 KB)
The brochure for the Sound of Many Waters - a year of awakening to the importance of the environment, September 2007-September 2008 organised by the Clifton Catholic Cathedral in Bristol.

Eco Coffins Project Brochure (1800 KB)
The Eco-Coffin Project aims to reduce the cost of bereavement for poor people in Africa by producing high-quality coffins at almost cost price, using wood fom invasive alien trees that have been felled by the South African government.

Tunza magazine - article on faiths and outdoors (151 KB)
What do all faiths have in common? ARC's Victora Finlay learns, in an article in UNEP's August 2007 Tunza youth magazine, that one thing they have in common is camping, and a sense of the importance of the outdoors.

Report on Daoist Ecology Temple meeting June 2007 (2000 KB)
The second Daoist ecology workshop - in which it was decided to make Lao Zi the God of Ecological Protection.

UNESCO conference for Faiths and Development (248 KB)
In March 2007 UNESCO-Catalonia held a conference on the relevance of faiths to development and environment issues - in Barcelona. It was the first time that UNESCO had ever held such a meeting.

Daoist Temple Audits 2007 ( KB)
Major Daoist temples agreed in 2007 to undertake audits of their landuse, sanitation, water, incense and other environmental management features. This is the audit, in Chinese and English.

Atlas of Religion Press release (134 KB)
The Atlas of Religion shows country by country how religious influence has spread -through broadcasting, missionaries, schooling and banking; how religions relate to government, laws, hunger and wars. It traces new religious movements, traditional beliefs, atheism and agnosticism. It also maps the origins of the major religions as well as the sacred places of the world.

Atlas of Religion: Map of Buddhism (600 KB)
The Atlas of Religion map of Buddhism - just one of 30 maps tracing the rise, and power of world religions. The book can be ordered from www.earthscan.co.uk.

Atlas of Religion: Map of Islam (600 KB)
The Atlas of Religion map of Islam. Order the book from www.earthscan.co.uk.

Timber in Aceh - working with Muslim clerics (2200 KB)
WWF-Indonesia and Conservation International are working with Muslim Clerics in Aceh Province to preserve the few remaining virgin forests

Climate Change Partnership handbook (604 KB)
This booklet focuses on practical ways for communities of all religions to confront the very real problems of climate change, from the auditing of electrical consumption through to the use of political influence. For background information go to our Climate Change page.

Oslo process: November 2006 meeting summary (1080 KB)
In November 2006 Oslo hosted a historic meeting between donor countries, faith representatives and international agencies such as the World Bank, UNDP, and UNICEF. The meeting, brokered by ARC working with the Norwegian Government, is a critical early step in increasing the impact of faiths in tackling climate change, poverty and other key current issues. Here are the papers and presentations.

Guardian story on religions and environment April 27 2007 (2200 KB)
The Guardian today highlights how the Vatican has added its voice to a rising chorus of warnings from churches that climate change and abuse of the environment is against God's will, and that the Catholic Church must become greener.

Tunza article on Chinese temple project (508 KB)
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)'s featured the Daoist eco-temple project and other ARC-initiated projects in their January 2007 edition of their youth magazine Tunza.

Tunza "meltdown" map (2000 KB)
Scary statistics about the rate at which the ice is melting

South China Morning Post: Daodejing Conference (266 KB)
South China Morning Post Story April 30 2007, on the Daodejing conference, including an interview with ARC

Faith Statements on Climate Change from Australia (700 KB)
The Climate Institute in Australia has compiled 16 statements from different faith traditions, on the subject of tackling climate change.

Sacred Land Project information pack (539 KB)
A step-by-step guide for project groups. For background information go to our Sacred Land page.

The Qinling Declaration - Chinese and English (250 KB)
The full text of the Qinling Declaration - 中国道教生态保护教育工作间 - signed at Taibaishan July 26 2006 to introduce key environmental processes into the management and construction of temples throughout central China.

Listening to the Earth: A Benedictine Guide (1000 KB)
An Environmental Audit for Benedictine Communities - in English

Escuchar a la Tierra (1000 KB)
Una Auditoria sobre el Medio Ambiente para las Comunidades Benedictinas: an environmental audit, in Spanish, designed for Benedictine communities in Latin America but easily adaptable to many religious and other communities.

Ouvindo o Planeta Terra (1000 KB)
Uma Auditoria Ambiental Para As Comunidades Beneditinas: an environmental audit, in Portuguese, designed for Benedictine communities in Brazil but easily adaptable to many religious and other communities.

WWF - Beyond Belief Brochure (Please note: 2800 KB)
In 2006 WWF-International created a major publication focussing on the links between faiths and the world's growing network of protected areas. This groundbreaking document surveys 100 sacred places within protected areas - including Angkor in Cambodia (Buddhist), Baram National Park (Jewish)in Israel, the Christian Socotra Island in Yemen and Mali's Cliffs of Bandiagara (Traditional).

World Bank - Faiths and the Environment (Please note: 6100 KB)
The World Bank brings together for the first time details of the pioneering work of ARC and others, supported by the World Bank, to link faith-based initiatives with environmental advocacy. Here are details of many exciting projects.

PNG - Christians Caring for the Environment (2600 KB)
This handbook was put together for church leaders, educators, community motivators and local practioners in PNG. The hope is that, as a result, many in PNG will be better informed and more committed to respond to the challenges of environmental care.

Dr He Xiaoxin: Daoism and Conservation 1 (1100 KB)
In this first of two presentations at the Daoism and Conservation conference, Taibaishan, ARC's Dr He Xiaoxin discusses how other faiths are addressing environmental challenges.

Dr He Xiaoxin: Daoism and Conservation 2 (800 KB)
In this second of two workshops in Chinese ARC's consultant Dr He Xiaoxin encourages Daoist monks and nuns to bring the environmental message home to their own temples. Includes a questionnaire.

Prof Fan Guangchun on Daoist temple ecology (1000 KB)
西北道教生态保护实例展示... Talk by Prof. Fan Guangchun of Shaanxi Academy of Social Sciences, on how Daoist temples in NW China have worked with their surroundings. Includes photos from his journeys around the region.

Climate Change Partnership handbook (Mongolian edition) (216 KB)
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Northern Buddhist Conference on Ecology and Development (1800 KB)
Full report from the conference held on 20-23 June 2005 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - 55 pages with 35 pictures

Caring for God's World (100 KB)
This pack has been produced for use by churches, church schools and other church-based projects. It is designed to help church councils, governing bodies and management committees carry out a simple environmental audit.

3iG: The definition of a good investment (2600 KB)
Sixteen questions answered, and an application form for membership of 3iG, the International Interfaith Investment Group.

Cambodian Participatory Photography project (246 KB)
Participatory photography projects allow people to show aspects of their lives through the story-making capacity of photographs. This brochure shows the background to CI's 2007 Cambodia project "Have Forest Have Life".

Cambodian Eco-Film Festival Brochure (3300 KB)
Brochure in Khmer and English for the first Eco-film festival in Cambodia.

Western Daily Press article on ARC's work, August 2007 (2500 KB)
The Western Daily Press published a centre spread on ARC's work, concentrating on our role as brokers between "two worlds" - the secular and the religious.

Association of Buddhists for the Environment, ABE Side 2 (500 KB)
The latest brochure from our Cambodian sister association ABE - run by monks and nuns to improve the natural environment. Side 2

Association of Buddhists for the Environment, ABE Side 1 (400 KB)
The latest brochure from our Cambodian sister association ABE - run by monks and nuns to improve the natural environment. Side 1

Eco-Twinning leaflet (2200 KB)
A two-sided leaflet for churches and other faith communities to print off, explaining ARC's eco-twinning initiative due to be launched in mid June 2008. Print the first page, then turn the paper and print the second. Fold. Please use paper from sources that are FSC-certified or equivalent. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS CURRENTLY in DRAFT FORM AND THE PROJECTS ARE YET TO BE FINALISED.

Islam and Animals (1000 KB)
La nature n'est plus considérée que comme un réservoir de matières premières où l'on pourrait puiser sans cesse. Ce n'est pas là la conception de l'islam, qui enseigne que les animaux, les végétaux et les objets inertes de la nature ont des droits sur l'homme. A DOCUMENT from http://www.maison-islam.com/article.php?id=216 IN FRENCH ABOUT ISLAM AND THE NATURAL WORLD.

Catholic Schools Eco Newlsetter No.4 - All Hallows Activities (118KB KB)
All Hallows School Earth Day Activities

ARC Newsletter: July 2008 ( KB)
ARC is delighted to announce the launch of the UN-ARC Seven Year Plan. Working with the UN, this initiative aims to encourage faiths to put together their own environmental plans of action in order to affect generational change.

ARC Newsletter: November 2008 (70 KB)
Chinese Daoists create their environmental Eight Year Plan for generational change under the UN-ARC initiative.

The Mao Shan Declaration, October 2008 (116 KB)
The Mao Shan Declaration offers ways to counter the global ecological crisis.

IUCN Motion: International Recognition for the Conservation of Sacred Sites in Protected Areas (84 KB)
The full text of the IUCN Motion passed in October 2008 recognising the special status of sacred sites.

Ecology and Creation in Catholic Schools, October 2008 (1,359 KB)
An invitation for Catholic Schools to make a plan for generational changes in the environment.

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.6 (136 KB)
November marks a month of reflective thought and celebration. Themes for our newsletter this month include: Eco Awareness Week at Christ College, Cheltenham and the launch of “Reclaim Christmas” Campaign by Operation Noah.

Leading Sustainable Schools - A WWF-UK Report (342 KB)
A report written by WWF-UK's Head of Education, Liz Jackson, on Leading Sustainable Schools: 2008.

Speech by ARC's Dr He Xiaoxin: Interfaith Climate Change Manifesto, Uppsala: November 2008 (35.5 KB)
Details of a speech given by ARC's Dr He Xiaoxin at Uppsala Cathedral in connection with the manifesto signed at the Interfaith Climate Change Summit, Uppsala, Sweden.

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.5 (216 KB)
In this edition, Mary Colwell, ARC’s Catholic Programme Advisor, has written about the Sound of Many Waters Initiative which culminated in a celebration at Clifton Cathedral in early October. Features also include a wonderful new museum to visit: the “Nature in Art Museum”.

Poster - Mongolian Buddhist Symbols of Long Life - Mongolian Buddhist Handbook: February 2009 (5.61 MB KB)
A poster of Mongolian Buddhist Symbols of Long Life

CIDSE Bishops Call for Climate Change Justice ( KB)
Call for Climate Change Justice by Catholic Bishops at the UN Climate Summit in Poland: December 2008

Declaration by German Commission for Justice and Peace: December 2008 (110 KB)
The German Commission for Justice and Peace Declaration in response to the UN Summit for Climate Change, Poznan, Poland: December 2008

ARC Newsletter: June 2008 (61KB KB)
Our June newsletter includes articles about an Islamic Theology of the Sea, ARC's new brochure and the exciting launch of a Catholic School Eco Newsletter.

Catholic School Eco Newsletter No.10: April 2009 (102 KB)
How to hold an eco carnival, news of a new Catholic Climate Change Campaign and a fairtrade status award.

ARC Newsletter: Spring 2009 (127 KB)
Exciting news about the work Mongolian Buddhists are doing, as well as the rare Jewish celebration of the sun - which only happens every 28 years.

Muslim 7YP Conference in Istanbul (200 KB)
Details of the Muslim 7YP Conference which will be held in Istanbul in July 2009.

Who's Under Your Footprint - Catholic Covenant Climate Change (523 KB)
The advertisment for the "Who's Under Your Footprint" - Catholic Covenant on Climate Change.

Catholic Covenant Climate Change: St Francis' Pledge (2,335 KB)
Details of the new initiative launched by US Catholics on the approach to climate change.

Mongolian Buddhists Protecting Nature - Mongolian version (2000 KB)
A guidebook, published in 2009 by ARC, Gandan monastery and funded by the World Bank's NEMO fund, to show how Mongolian Buddhists are working with the environment - including a special Guide to creating a Mongolian Buddhist 8 Year Plan. Also published in English.

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.9 (145KB KB)
Operation Noah's Ark Campaign begins. Would Jesus weep over four dead ducks? Green ideas from schools and colleges.

Seven Year Plan brochure text in Chinese (128 KB)
The text in Chinese of the brochure describing the 7 and 8 year plans, including a list of all seven key areas: assets, education, wisdom, simple living, media and advocacy, partnerships and celebration. This translation was done for the World Buddhist Forum in Taipei, March 2009, when many Chinese Buddhist groups expressed keen interest in incorporating better care for nature into their practice.

Smart Sanitation Solutions 1 (3MB KB)
Linked to the Faith in Water Workshop at Sarum College, Salisbury from 5-7 July 2009, these booklets offer examples of innovative, low-cost technologies for toilets, collection, transportation, treatment and use of sanitation products.

MACCA Membership Form: September 2009 (156 KB)
MACCA, Muslim Association for Climate Change Action: Membership Form

Eco Retreat Newsletter: September 2009 (98 KB)
The autumn newsletter features Sarum College hosting a Faith in Water Workhop and how they deal with composting; with news from Whitchester Retreat featuring their wildlife log.

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.11: June 2009 (92 KB)
This issue includes news of the unique Faith in Water Conference taking place in Salisbury in July, a letter from Bishop Declan Lang supporting the Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter project, and the chance to study Petrel birds in Portugal.

ARC Newsletter: July 2009 ( KB)
Exciting events include the Eco Sikh Conference in New Delhi, India and the first ever Faith in Water Workshop at Sarum College, Salisbury.

Muslim Seven Year Action Plan Declaration: July 2009 (50 KB)
The English version of the M7YAP Declaration following the historic meeting in Istanbul on 6-7 July 2009.

Faith in Water: Poster: 5-7 July 2009 (179 KB)
A poster encapsulating the book and ritual water display at Sarum College, the water exhibition at Salisbury and Wiltshire Museum, and the naiade diplayed at Salisbury Cathedral - all coinciding with the unique Faith in Water Workshop at Sarum College, Salisbury from 5-7 July 2009.

Smart Water Solutions (3MB KB)
A booklet offering guidance on the use of water. A series of booklets being used at the Faith in Water Workshop, Sarum College, Salisbury, 5-7 July 2009.

Smart Finance Solutions (2MB KB)
The success of the Smart Water Solutions booklets led to production of the Smart Finance Solutions. These booklets are being used in connection with the Faith in Water Workshop, Sarum College, Salisbury: 5-7 July 2009.

Smart Sanitation Solutions 2 (5MB KB)
Linked to the Faith in Water Workshop, Sarum College, Salisbury from 5-7 July 2009, these booklets provide examples of innovative, low-cost technologies for toilets, collection, transportation, treatment and use of sanitation products.

Water and a church in Tanzania (200 KB)
A water project initiated by a Lutheran Church near Mt Kilimanjaro has led to tens of thousands of people having easy access to clean and safe water. Photos are also available for this.

Eco-Retreat Centres Leaflet (3400 KB)
In Autumn 2008 ARC contacted 200 faithbased Retreat Centres in the UK, to ask if they would like to form an informal eco network. The response has been encouraging. Many centres are going along similar paths and facing similar issues, but there has never before been a network enabling them to learn from each other’s creative ideas about how to tread more softly on the earth.

Eco Retreat Newsletter: March 2009 (75 KB)
Eco Retreat Lenten Newsletter, with features on making videos, Emmaus House and Lee Abbey.

Eco Retreat Newsletter: January 2009 (108 KB)
A New Year Welcome and article on Mill House Retreat in Devon.

Eco Retreat Newsletter: November 2008 (33 KB)
Find out how the Carbon Trust can help you. News of Ministeracres Retreat in County Durham.

Smart Harvesting Water Solutions (5MB KB)
These booklets offer advice on the smart harvesting of water - procuced in conjunction with the Smart Water Solution booklets, and linked to the Faith in Water Workshop, Sarum College, Salisbury from 5-7 July 2009.

Shanghai Buddhist 8 Year Plan: 2010-2017 (600 KB)
Buddhist long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Many Heavens, One Earth - Faiths, the Environment and Copenhagen: 4 November 2009 ( KB)
Details of the public forum which will be held at Friends House, Quaker Centre, London on 4 November 2009 from 1900-2100 hours. Speakers include Olav Kjorven, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Sheikh Ali Goma, the Grand Mufti of Egypt and Nigel Savage, Founder of Jewish green charity Hazon.

UN/ARC Seven Year Plan - Leaflet (1,535 KB KB)
A leaflet detailing the background to the Seven Year Plan and offering suggestions to create your own Plan.

Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa: Seven Year Plan (200 KB)
Greek Orthodox long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Interfaith Power and Light: Five Year Plan (400 KB)
Interfaith Power and Light long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Jewish Seven Year Plan (1000 KB)
Jewish long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.12: September 2009 (54 KB)
ARC and the UN's exciting and unique celebration with the major faiths commiting to the living planet takes place in Windsor from 2-4 November 2009. Read more and find out how you can take part in the public forum on 4 November in London.

Green Faith Seven Year Plan (350 KB)
Green Faith's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Sikh Five Year Plan (4000 KB)
EcoSikh long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Franciscan Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Franciscan long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Lutheran Church of Norway Ten Year Plan (100 KB)
Church of Norway's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Presbyterian Church of Cameroon Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Church of Cameroon's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Quaker Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Quaker long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Shinto Long Term Commitment (100 KB)
Shinto long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Daoist 8 Year Plan (Chinese) (300 KB)
Daoist long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Daoist 8 Year Plan in English (800 KB)
Daoist long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

CAFOD (Catholic Agency for Overseas Development) Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
CAFOD long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Orthodox long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Advent Sermon by HRH The Prince Philip (60 KB)
Advent Sermon by HRH The Prince Philip, 27 November 1988, St George's Chapel, Windsor.

Operation Noah Seven Year Plan (1000 KB)
Operation Noah's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania Seven Year Plan (400 KB)
Lutheran Church of Tanzania's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Baha'i Seven Year Plan (200 KB)
Baha'i long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Armenian Orthodox Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Armenian long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Catholic Earthcare Australia Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Australian Catholic long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Catholic Coalition on Climate Change Seven Year Plan (600 KB)
Catholic Coalition's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Seven Year Plan (150 KB)
Catholic Bishops' long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Church of South India Seven Year Plan (200 KB)
Church of South India's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Hindu Nine Year Plan (200 KB)
Hindu long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Presbyterian Church of Ghana Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Church of Ghana's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Jesuit Seven Year Plan (150 KB)
Jesuit long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

New Psalmist Baptist Church, Baltimore, Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
The New Psalmist baptist Church long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Polish Orthodox Seven Year Plan (120 KB)
Polish Orthodox long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

ROAR Seven Year Plan (120 KB)
Religious Organisations Along the River- long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Vineyard Evangelical Seven Year Plan (100 KB)
Vineyard's long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

Church of England Seven Year Plan (2000 KB)
Church of England long term commitment to protect the living planet, as launched at WINDSOR in November 2009.

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Long-Term-Plans-Eco-Twinning (200 KB)
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Long-Term-Plans-Forests-Trees (200 KB)
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Long-Term-Plans-Endangered-Animals (200 KB)
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Long-Term-Plans-Food (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Food

Long-Term-Plans-Education (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Education

Long-Term-Plans-Fasting (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Fasting

Long-Term-Plans-Farming-Gradening (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Farming-Gradening

Long-Term-Plans-Celebrations (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Celebrations

Long-Term-Plans-Religious-Teachings ( KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Religious-Teachings

Long-Term-Plans-Buildings (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Buildings

Long-Term-Plans-Investments (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Investments

Long-Term-Plans-Lifestyles (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Lifestyles

Long-Term-Plans-Media-Advocacy (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Media-Advocacy

Long-Term-Plans-Recycling (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Recycling

Long-Term-Plans-Sacred-Land (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Sacred-Land

Long-Term-Plans-Spiritual-Reflection (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Spiritual-Reflection

Long-Term-Plans-Water (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Water

Faith In Water Book (200 KB)
Faith in Water Book

Eco Retreats Newsletter July 2010 (100 KB)
Eco Retreats Newsletter July 2010

Long-Term-Plans-Transport (200 KB)
Long-Term-Plans-Transport

Growing Organically 18 September 2010 (100 KB)
Growing Organically 18 September 2010

Advent Liturgy in Portuguese - Liturgia de Advento Ecologia (115 KB)
Advent Liturgy in Portuguese - Liturgia de Advento Ecologia

ARC Logo (66 KB)
ARC Logo

Catholic Eco Schools Newsletter 14: January 2010 (54.6 KB)
Our motif for 2010- the importance of environment in education.

PRESS RELEASE: ARC welcomes Pope's environmental statements (40 KB)
PRESS RELEASE: The Alliance of Religions and Conservation welcomes Pope Benedict XVI’s recent, very powerful, statements on the need for urgent action to protect the environment.

Commitments by secular organizations to work with the faiths (860 KB)
At Windsor, 18 secular organizations from around the world made commitments to partner with the faiths. This is the first time that so many environmental organisations have publicly committed themselves to take partnering with the faiths seriously. ARC and UNDP look forward to working with the secular commitments as well as the faith commitments in the years to come.

Sikh Guidebook (250 KB)
Sikh guide to creating your own EcoSikh plan

Eco Retreat Newsletter: March 2010 (129 KB)
Read how ARC's Seven Year Generational Plan has encouraged Holland House to live in harmony with creation; news of St Beuno's - where Gerard Manley Hopkins found inspiration; and Emmaus House Workshops focussing on ecology and the environment.

Directions to ARC (100 KB)

Green Pilgrim Cities Leaflet (100 KB)
Green Pilgrim Cities Leaflet

Catholic Schools Eco Newsletter No.13: December 2009 (66.5 KB)
Truetube features the ARC-UN Windsor Celebration for Faiths and the Environment, daily news of the Cophenhagen Climate Change Talks from Mark Dowd, the UK Catholic environmentalist and broadcaster; HRH The Prince Philip's reading of a sermon on advent and nature; and a history of the ARC Catholic Schools Eco Newsletters,

EcoSikh Job Opportunities (100 KB)
EcoSikh Job Opportunities

Catholic Eco Schools Newsletter 16: April 2010 (102 KB)
A wonderful story about the first eco Hindu state school in the UK; Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School and College launch their very own tea and bags for life; and Mary Colwell reflects with Bristol schools in caring for creation.

May Mongolia Conference (100 KB)
May Mongolia Conference

EcoSikh 5YP ( KB)
EcoSikh 5YP

Faith Commitments Handbook (Faith Commitments Handbook KB)

ARC Newsletter June 2010 (ARC Newsletter June 2010 KB)
100 KB

Newsletter February 2010 (100kb KB)
Newsletter February 201

Newsletter November 2009 (100 kb KB)
Newsletter November 2009

One Earth Many Heavens (One Earth Many Heavens KB)

Sacred Land Report (200 KB)
Sacred Land Report

Shanghai Buddhist 8 Year Plan in Chinese (100 KB)
Shanghai Buddhist 8 Year Plan in Chinese

ARC general press release for Windsor Celebration (300 KB)
General details of the Windsor Celebration for media

Every Child of God Matters (2500 KB)
Inspiring resource on faith schools role in educating children to be kind as well as clever. Great pictures and quotes: well-worth downloading.

Water Schools Questionnaire 2010 (1000 KB)
Questionnaire sent out for our Water Schools Programme

Interview with Sir Miles Hunt-Davis (100 KB)
Sir Miles Hunt-Davis became ARC’s international president in 2011. ARC’s communications director, Victoria Finlay talked to him about his work as British Commander in Nepal and Prince Philip’s private secretary for nearly 20 years, and about the importance of engaging religions in conservation issues.

Faith in Food newsletter 1, July 2011 (220 KB)
First Faith in Food newsletter

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