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Sanctity of Life
Life is sacred because it is god-given
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Stewardship
The idea that believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God
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Pollution
The contamination of something, especially the environment
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Natural Resources
The various things that the earth provides for human usage, such as oil, gas etc
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The Greenhouse Effect
The trapping of heat from the sun in the lower atmosphere due to an increase in CO2, methane and other pollution
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Awe
A feeling of respect, insight into meaning greater than oneself
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Wonder
Marvelling at the complexity and beauty of the universe
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Responsibility
Duty; the idea that we are in charge of our own actions
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Carbon Emissions
Release of greenhouse gases, e.g. carbon monoxide from vehicles into the atmosphere
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Climate Change
The idea that the climate is getting warmer
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Conservation
Looking after the environment and protecting animals
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Earth Summits
Informal name for UN conferences on the environment and development
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Sustainable Development
Development that takes place into consideration the impact on the natural world for future generations
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Global Warming
The scientific concept that the world is getting warmer
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Acid Rain
Rain made by contamination through pollution of the atmosphere as a result of emissions from factories, vehicles, power stations etc
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Oil Spills
Leaking of oil into the environment usually the sea
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The idea that believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God

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Stewardship

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The contamination of something, especially the environment

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The various things that the earth provides for human usage, such as oil, gas etc

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The trapping of heat from the sun in the lower atmosphere due to an increase in CO2, methane and other pollution

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