Trees are surely one of the longest-living organisms in God’s creation. The record for longevity has long been thought to be held by Methuselah, a bristlecone pine in California, at 4,852 years old, though a fellow bristlecone may be 5,072 years ancient as of this year. (Think well before the […]
Regions and Countries: birds
The annual John Stott Birding Day, sponsored by A Rocha International in partnership with eBird, found 123 participants from 19 countries spending a cumulative 293 hours in the field, and they recorded 1000 species of birds. And there was a photo contest. Check the details at the John Stott Birding […]
“Uncle John” Stott is famous not only for his love of scripture, and his love of Jesus – but also for his love of birds. In recognition, A Rocha are encouraging the entire global family to help remember Uncle John with a global birding day: Vision & PurposeThe John Stott […]
Go to this website (picture above) and click on any of the birds… you’ll hear their song. These are North American birds. For a wider selection covering other parts of the world, try this one. And then grab those binocs and get outdoors to listen for yourself!
The numbers are starting to come in on how we did environmentally in 2020… On the good news side of the ledger, global carbon emissions appear to have fallen by 7%, which is a record. Let us not, of course, lose sight of the fact that this reduction came at […]