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3 September 2015
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Eagle-eye view of ecology

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MartinandMargot for enewsIt was written in a mountain hideaway as eagles soared up the valley below. Published in time for United Nations climate change talks in Paris, A Christian Guide To Environmental Issues focuses on A Rocha UK and its associates across the globe.

Penned by A Rocha UK board member Rev Margot Hodson with her husband Martin (pictured), the book takes eight environmental issues and offers a biblical reflection on each one. ‘As far as we know, nobody has taken this approach before,’ said the couple.

The Hodsons wrote their manuscript on sabbatical in Spain, mostly in a mountain retreat. ‘A special highlight was sitting on the terrace of our apartment at breakfast,’ said Martin, ‘and watching the booted eagles flying up the valley below.’

They ended their sabbatical trip at Cruzinha, A Rocha Portugal. ‘It was October, but felt like mid-summer, and we were told this was very unusual,’ said Margot. ‘Was that global warming? We also realised how serious the threat to the Alvor Estuary is from development.’


3 September 2015
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Call for new fundraiser

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Turning dreams into reality is usually the work of a fairy godmother. A Rocha UK has found if you don’t have one of those, […]


30 July 2015
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Dragonflies are booming at Foxearth

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A Rocha UK’s 12-acre nature reserve Foxearth is teeming with a rich variety of dragonflies and damselflies, recent surveys have confirmed. Trustee David Chandler […]


29 July 2015
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Search is underway for ‘strategic leader’

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steve hughes newSaving the planet sounds like a job for Superman. But if you’re not faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, why not lead A Rocha UK instead?

The West London-based Christian conservation charity – which seeks to restore the natural world through projects and people – is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer to take it to even greater heights.

WAY AHEAD

The organisation’s previous CEO Mairi Johnstone left the post in February. Chair of trustees Steve Hughes (pictured) stepped back into the role to give his colleagues chance to reflect on the requirements for a new leader.

Having spent time planning the way ahead, the trustees are now actively seeking a new CEO. ‘We’re looking for a strategic leader who’s passionate about caring for God’s creation,’ said Steve Hughes.


29 July 2015
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A Rocha UK to help spirits soar at Birdfair

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Helping spirits soar at this year’s Birdfair – ‘the birdwatcher’s Glastonbury’ – are Christian conservationists from both A Rocha UK and A Rocha International. […]


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