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Environmental Justice

Humans are accelerating the rate of extinction of plant and animal species by rates unseen before. If we claim to love and serve the Creator, we will love what has been created and do what we can to protect all species. […] Read More

Humanity has assumed for way too long now that we are the center of the universe. If not the universe, we are certainly the dominant rulers of this blue orb we call earth. Anthropocentric attitudes and actions have led humanity to the conclusion that the world was created for our unrestricted and unending consumption. While […] Read More

Creation care is, I hope, a familiar term and concept to EthicsDaily.com readers. After all, caring for the environment has been a significant and regular focal point on our site via articles and video interviews, with several multipart series published over the past five years. We even created TheGreenBible.org to make our resources more accessible […] Read More

A conversation with my friends around a lunch table made me think. My question was about how the natural world and our Christian faith relate to each other. Each of us responded with a story to share about how we experience God when we walk in a forest, listen to a stormy sea, stick our […] Read More

What are the leading environmental challenges the world is facing today? Gus Speth, an environmental lawyer and advocate, once said, “I used to think the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that with 30 years of good science, we could address those problems. But I was wrong. The […] Read More

How did the death of Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, birth a black church-led movement for environmental justice? Well, the story begins in Memphis, the city of King’s murder, where decades prior African-Americans left the cotton fields of the Mississippi Delta to do the hazardous work of waste collection in the city. […] Read More

If the Creation story describes humanity’s appointment as steward of the earth’s resources, then as caretakers, humans are called to protect, preserve and safeguard those resources so that all can benefit and enjoy its fruits. Creation as gift means that all living creatures have a basic right to its products, and no group has the […] Read More