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Welcome to Tearfund Action's story space! Here you'll find updates on how our campaigns are tackling poverty around the world, stories from our supporters and partners, and plenty of inspiration about how you can make a difference today.

  • Coke bottle with paper message inside

    Sending out an SOS

    Coca Cola has been named as the world's biggest plastic polluter. We want Tearfund supporters to give the Coca-Cola Company a cool, refreshing talking-to.

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  • Photo by Alexander Savin of Extinction Rebellion London, Saturday April 20th 2019, central London

    Extinction or Rebellion?

    In the lead-up to further climate protest action next week, we spoke to two theologians about peaceful civil disobedience to find out what a faithful Christian response might look like.

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  • Creation Care

    How New Wine is caring for creation

    Nadine from Tearfund recently caught up with Jules, Director of Operations at New Wine (a network of more than 2,000 churches in the UK), to hear her thoughts on how New Wine is responding to the environmental crisis.

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  • Climate Fire

    Why I’m taking to the streets on Friday

    In the lead-up to the Global Climate Strike on Friday 20 September, Jack shares how his faith has stirred him to join in and stand with people around the world.

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  • Photo source: Sven Scheuermeier

    My plastic-free journey

    For Zero Waste Week (Sep 2-6) we’re sharing this story from Philippa, a married mum-of-four from Newcastle. She explains why her family decided to go plastic-free in 2019 – and how they’re getting on.

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  • New Wine, torrential rain, and God's nudge to me

    You always take a risk with the weather at the New Wine summer conference. About 10,000 of us gather for a week of worship and teaching on a borrowed agricultural showground, most of us sleeping under canvas and at the mercy of the elements...

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  • Parting with plastic: the summer edition

    Over the last few months, we’ve been calling on companies to take responsibility for the plastic waste mountains their products are creating in poorer communities. But we can take action in our own lives too by reducing our plastic use.

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  • Plastic Free July

    To celebrate Plastic Free July, Jack shares his top tips for reducing your reliance on plastic and beginning the journey to a zero-waste lifestyle.

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