The Cornwall Alliance is an evangelical research and educational network of theologians, scholars, leaders and scientists based in Burke, Va. Members work together to promote economic development of the world’s poor and “Biblical earth stewardship.” In 2009, the organization produced “An Evangelical Declaration on Global Warming.” Dr. E. Calvin Beisner is the founder and spokesman. […]
The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics is located at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. It focuses on the research on and teaching of applied ethics in fields such as science and technology, health, research, and animal welfare.
The Earth Day Network was born out of the first Earth Day in 1970 and works with more than 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. In addition to coordinating Earth Day activities, the network, which is based in Washington, D.C., works throughout the year to promote green policies. […]
Food, Inc. is a documentary in which filmmaker Robert Kenner looks at what he calls “the highly mechanized underbelly that’s been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA.”
Written by Michael Pollan. Pollan investigates the process that brings food from the source to American’s plates and the political, economic, psychological and moral implications that entail.
Lance Nelson is professor of theological and religious studies at the University of San Diego. He is an expert on religion and ecology in Hindu India, including the religion’s attitudes toward animals.
David Gordon White is a professor of religious studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is an expert on the religions of South Asia and contributed an entry on dogs to The Encyclopedia of Religion.
Suzanne Crawford O’Brien is an assistant professor of religion and culture at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash. She is an expert on the religious and spiritual attitudes and practices of Native Americans and animals.
Nancy Jensen-Case is the founder of Dreamtime Sanctuary for animals outside Elgin, Texas. She is a graduate of the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Austin, Texas, and is a chaplain.