The once common hedgehog is now under threat from development and habitat loss caused by the reduction of hedgerows and increase in intensification of our agricultural landscapes.
In just the last 10 years, hedgehog numbers have fallen by 30%, and there are now thought to be fewer than one million left in the UK. They are disappearing from our countryside as fast as tigers are worldwide.
There are also plenty of things you can do in your own garden to help hedgehogs thrive - take a look at this guide for inspiration.
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Below you can find some suggestions for environment themed services.
You might also find the extensive resources of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals (ASWA) of interest.
Why as christians we should act on climate change
Below are some statements, press coverage, sermons and other contributions from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the lead bishop on the environment Nicholas Holtam Bishop of Salisbury.
'Responding to climate change is an essential part of our responsibility to safeguard God’s creation. Meanwhile, to love our neighbour — particularly, in this case, our neighbour whom we may never meet but who lives daily with the profound threat posed by this moral crisis — is at the core of what it is to follow Jesus Christ.' Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby
See below the map of Renewable Energy Systems across the Church of England.
Orange = Solar panels
Green = Renewable heat
Star = New for 2014
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