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  • Clare Lyons holding a Coca-Cola bottle in Tanzania (Tearfund).

    What I found at a rubbish dump

    Smoke filled my lungs and I started coughing. I was standing on a ridge in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It should have been a beautiful view...

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  • Jack Wakefield and Caitlin Collins with their jar of rubbish from 2019 (Tearfund).

    A year's rubbish in a jar

    Jack Wakefield and Caitlin Collins speak about their not-so-rubbish 2019 after completing an impressive challenge to reduce their waste.

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  • House of Commons Chamber, UK Parliament (2008). Reused via Flickr, under Creative Commons non-commercial license.

    The election’s over – what now?

    As the new parliament takes to those iconic green benches, there will be a mixture of feelings across the country. Here are some ways to stay engaged and keep influencing the direction the country is heading in.

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  • Pinecones, twine and scissors on a wooden desk (Roman Kraft via Unsplash)

    25 ideas for an ethical Christmas

    December is here – the countdown to Christmas is on! Here are 25 ways you can have an ethical Christmas and be kind to the planet (and your wallet).

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  • Seated people listening with notebooks on lap (Photo by Sincerely Media on Unsplash)

    Hustings: What you need to know

    Many churches bless their local community by running special services and events at Christmas. This year, the UK election in December brings an opportunity for churches to serve in a different way: by running a hustings.

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  • 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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