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Follow the links to find out more about the different organisations.

Christian Environmental Organisations

Alliance of Religions and Conservation - secular body helping to link religions with key environmental organisations.

A Rocha - Christian conservation organisation working worldwide.

Anglican Communion Environmental Network (ACEN) - sharing best practice internationally.

Caring for God's Acre - lots of information on the conservation of churchyards and burial grounds.

Christian Concern for One World - works in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire and Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University on climate change. 

Christian Ecology - a multi-denominational UK Christian organisation.

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland encourages churches and governments to lead a radical transformation in both our culture and economic systems to safeguard God's creation for future generations.

Creation Challenge - Baptist Union, Methodist Church and United Reformed Church Environmental Network which aims to connect church people who are active in environmental matters.

Earth Abbey - is a neo-monastic community, linking contemplative Christian spirituality with a range of practical projects. 

Eco-Congregation - helps churches of all denominations to consider environmental issues within a Christian context using toolkits covering different aspects of church life.

Environmental Issues Network (EIN) - operates under the umbrella of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

European Christian Environmental Network - embraces a wide variety of church traditions and a broad range of environmental work.

John Ray Initiative - an educational charity bringing together scientific and Christian understandings of the environment.

Live Simply - encourages care for creation in a programme aimed at diocesan staff, parish groups, schools and student networks.

Micah Challenge - global coalition of Christians working to reduce extreme poverty. 

Operation Noah - encourages churches to campaign to reduce the causes of climate change.

Parish Buying - The Church of England's National Procurement site designed to deliver savings to parishes and dioceses.

Progressio - campaigns on the impacts of climate change and is committed to lifestyle changes.

Quakers - the sustainability and peace programme of Quaker Peace and Social Witness. 

Religion, Science and Environment -  seeks to provide common ground in the interest of protecting the environment.

Stem the Tide - the Methodist Church of Great Britain's environmental policy and campaign website.

Tearfund - Christian international aid and development agency working globally to end poverty. Manages the Climate Action Fund. 

Other Faith Groups

Big Green Jewish - is the on-line meeting point between Jewish and environmental ethics.

Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences 

Other Environmental Bodies

The Carbon Trust - an independent company, business led and funded by the government, tasked with reducing greenhouse gas emissions in business and the public sector.

The Energy Saving Trust - is a non-profit organisation, funded by government and the private sector, to achieve the sustainable use of energy, cut carbon dioxide emissions and promote the use of small-scale renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind.

Marches Energy Agency - (MEA) is one of the UK's leading sustainable energy and climate change social enterprises and an independent, registered charity.

Other Useful Websites

Biodiversity

Ancient yew group - lists of ancient yews and how to care for them.

Composting guru - how to create your own compost.

RHS - tips on imporving biodiversity in your garden.

Buildings:

Centre for Alternative Technology - resources on green living, including renewable technology.

Centre for Sustainable Energy -  shares knowledge and experience to help people change the way they think and act on energy.

Historic England - full of resources for historic buildings tackling climate change.

Historic Environment Scotland - how climate change affects historic buildings, how to adapt and latest buildings research.

YouGen - is a company which maintains a searchable database of suppliers, installers, consultants, architects, and enables customers to rate them. The site is targeted at households, but many of the companies also work in other buildings.

Business

Aiming for A - investor coalition focused on taking climate action.

Aldergate Group - alliance of leaders from business, politics and civil society driving action for a sustainable economy.

Smart Pension -   Guide on How to Make your Business Green.

Schools

Eco-schools - an international award programme that guides schools on their sustainable journey.

Green your classroom - tips on how to make your classroom eco-friendly.

Green schools - resources for parents and teachers on greening your school.

LifeStyle

Eco-Friendly Cleaners - an eco friendly cleaning company.

Eco Friendly home furnishings - guide to eco friendly home furnishings.

Kids and their Environment - a website set up to inform children of ecological issues and how the environment affects children.