Climate change is impacting on many of the things we love and cherish. It can be seen from the roaring football pitches to the silent woodlands. It’s changing the seasons, upsetting the crops that feed us, and affecting communities around the world.
But still we have hope.
And this February, you can be a part of it. You can join an annual celebration hosted by our friends in The Climate Coalition, of which A Rocha UK is a part.
You’re invited to ‘Show The Love’ for all the things you love – through the power of green hearts. Whether you make one, wear one or share one, each green heart is a moment of possibility.
It’s an opportunity to ... Read more...
‘As I look back on 2017, I find so much good news,’ says Andy. ‘Amid bleak stories of wildlife decline, there’s evidence of what can be achieved. Farmers in Scotland, working with the RSPB, have reversed the decline in the Corn Bunting, one of the UK’s most endangered birds’ (pictured).
Andy’s blog goes on to list other good news stories about nature. But there’s more work to be done, he reminds us.
‘The key to faster solutions is public backing, including bringing whole sections of the public on board, such as Christians and churches,’ says Andy. ‘There’s good news here, too…’
To find out more details about the ‘good news’ Andy ... Read more...
Iconic creatures in crisis and a new ‘charter on the environment’ were among the action points at our recent Partners In Action retreat at St Madoc’s Centre in South Wales.
The sun shone and wildlife abounded as Partners In Action and UK management team met for their annual summit.
ABUNDANCE OF WILDLIFE
Twenty-five team members from projects across these islands prayed, talked and reflected on how they can collectively achieve more impact for nature. They looked at how to increase the abundance of wildlife across land managed by our partners.
The existing network was joined by three prospective partners, who are planning to become fully fledged PiAs in 2018. Together they agreed on a new ‘charter on the environment’ and a new focus on A Rocha UK’s ‘target 10’ species programme.
The aim will be to work together on declining species through better habitat management. That ... Read more...