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This page is a work in progress that will be updated with resources on a rolling basis. Send recommendations for additions to Claudia Rutte. We thank Linda Whittaker and Cathy McIntosh for their help.



Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC)

A Rocha International (Christians in Conservation)

Association of Religion Data Archives

Climate Stewards

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life

Conservation International, Faith-based Initiative

Delos Initiative

Earth Portal

Evangelical Climate Initiative

Friends of the Earth - Middle East

Friends of Virndavan

Green Muslims in Columbia

Institute for Theological Zoology

International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture

Inter-religious Council of Mexico

Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences

IUCN Task Force on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas

Nature Valuation and Financing Network

Jewish Vegeterianism

John Ray Initiative

National Association of Evangelicals

Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life

Plant with Purpose

PUSH: Promoting Dialogue and Cultural Understanding of Our Shared Heritage

Religious Movements

Religion, Nature and Environmentalism

Sacred Places and Biodiversity Conservation

Solar Action Alliance

Sviva Israel

USA-People-Search (Historical Religion in America)

Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology

Open Access Journals

List of open access quality controlled Journals on Environmental Sciences

List of open access quality controlled Journals on Religion


Daedalus: Academy of Arts and Sciences

Earth Ethics: Center for Respect of Earth and Environment

Reflections: A Journal of Yale Divinity School

Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture: International Society for the Study of Religion, Culture, and Nature

Publications - Philosophy, Theology, Sociology
Adams, J.P. 2005 Meeting of the Waters. Duke Divinity Magazine. Fall 2005: 4-7.

Albanese, C.L. 1990 Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian Indians to the New Age. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Albanese, C.L. 2002 Reconsidering Nature Religion. Harrisburg, Pa.: Trinity Press International.

Arensberg, A. unpublished. A Guidebook for Environmentalists in the Muslim World. Request from Austin Arensberg

Arensberg, A. unpublished. Islamic Environmentalism in Malaysia. Request from Austin Arensberg:

Arensberg, A. unpublished. Literature Review-Islam and environment. Request from Austin Arensberg:

Barron, B. 1992 Heaven on Earth? The social & political agendas of Dominion theology. Grand Rapids, MI. Zondervan.

Baugh, T. 2009 Conservation biology. In, Spirit of Sustainability, Vol. I. Berkshire encyclopedia of Sustainability. Berkshire Publishing Group. Great Barrington, MA.

Baugh, T. 2008 Cracks in the ice. The Green Institute.

Baugh, T. 2008 Religion and conservation biology. Forum on Religion and Ecology Newsletter 2.5 (May)

Baugh, T. 2007 Reflection. The Green Institute.

Baugh, T. 2007 Ecocaust and ecological wisdom. The Green Institute

Baugh, T. 2007 Thinking about tomorrow. The Green Institute

Baugh, T. 2006 The greening of religion and theology in the West. The Green Institute

Baugh, T. 2006 Ecological wisdom and science. Green Pages 10(1):10.

Bauman, W. 2009 Theology, creation, and environmental ethics: From Creatio Ex Nihilo to Terra Nullius. Routledge. Florence, KY, USA.

Bedsworth, L.W. & W.E. Kastenberg. 2002 Science and uncertainty in environmental regulation: insights from the evaluation of California’s smog check program. Science and Public Policy 29(1):13-24.

Berger, P. 1990 The sacred canopy: Elements of a sociological theory of religion. Doubleday. Garden City, NY.

Bergmann, S. & Eaton, H. (eds.) 2011 Ecological Awareness. Exploring Religion, Ethics and Aesthetics. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol. 3.

Bergmann, S. (ed.) 2009 Nature, Space and the Sacred: Transdisciplinary Perspectives.Ashgate. Surrey, UK.

Bergmann, S. & Yong-Bock Kim (eds.) Religion, Ecology & Gender: East-West Perspectives. Studies in Religion and the Environment, Vol. 1.

Berman, Morris. 2000 Wandering God. State University of New York Press. Albany.

Berry, T. 2009The Sacred Universe: Earth, Spirituality, and Religion in the 21st Century. Columbia University Press. New York, NY.

Berry, T. 2009 Christian Future and the Fate of Earth.Orbis Books. Maryknoll, NY.

Berry, Thomas. 2006 Evening Thoughts: Reflecting on Earth as Sacred Community. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Berry, Thomas. 1999 The Great Work: Our Way into the Future. New York: Bell Tower.

Berry, Thomas. 1988 The Dream of the Earth. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Bhagwat, S.A., Ormsby, A.A. & Rutte, C. 2011 Role of religions in linking conservation and development: challenges and opportunities. Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature & Culture 5(1): 39-60.

Bird-David, N. & Naveh, D. 2008 Relational epistemology, immediacy, and conservation: Or, what do the Nayaka try to conserve. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):55-73.

Bloomquist,K. 2009God, Creation, and Climate Change: Spiritual and Ethical Perspectives. Lutheran University Press. Minneapolis, MN.

Bookchin, M. 2003 The crisis in the ecology movement.

Bouma-Prediger, S. 2001 For the Beauty of the Earth; A Christian Vision for Creation Care. Grand Rapids, Michigan. Baker Academic.

Bouma-Prediger, S. 1995 The greening of theology.: The ecological models of Rosemary Radford Ruether, Joseph Sittler, and Jurgen Moltmann. Atlanta, GA. Scholars Press.

Brower, M. & Leon, W. 1999 The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices, Practical advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Three Rivers Press, New York.

Callicott, J. B. 1994 Earth's Insights: A Multicultural Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Carmichael, D.L., Hubert, J., & Reeves, B. (eds.) 1994 Sacred sites, Sacred places. One World Archaeology, Routledge.

Carroll, J. E. 2004 Sustainability and Spirituality. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Carroll, J. E. & K. Warner, eds. 1998 Ecology and Religion: Scientists Speak. Quincy, Ill, USA. Franciscan Press.

Carroll, John E., Paul Brockelman, & Mary Westfall, eds. 1997 The Greening of Faith: God, the Environment, and the Good Life. Hanover and London: University Press of New England.

Case-Winters, A. 2007 Reconstructing a Christian theology of Nature: Down to Earth. Ashgate. Hampshire, UK.

Chapple, C.K. 2002 Jainism and ecology. Nonviolence in the web of life. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Chapple, C.K. 2000 Hinduism and ecology. The intersection of Earth, sky, and water. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Chimedsengee et al. 2009 Mongolian Buddhists protecting nature: A handbook on faiths, environment  and development. The Alliance of Religions and Conservation. London, UK.

Church of England. Don’t Stop at the Lights. Church House Publishing. (Copies of the book can be obtained through mail order or via the internet at Church House Publishing)

Cizik, R. 2008 Warming up to Creation care. Science and Spirit.

Clifford, P. 2009 Angels with trumphets: The Church in a time of global warming. St. Pauls. London, UK.

Coats, C. 2009 Is the womb barren? A located study of spiritual tourism in Sedona, Arizona, and its possible effects on Eco-consciousness. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 2(4):483-507.

Cocks, M.L. & Dold, A.P. 2008 The cultural use of the wild olive tree by the amaXhosa People in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 2(3):292-308.

Cohen, C.B. 2006 Culture wars erupt over use of stem cells. Science and Theology News. 6(9):20.

Cohen-Kiener, A. 2009 Claiming Earth as Common Ground: The Ecological Crisis through the Lens of Faith. SkyLight Paths. Woodstock, Vt.

Conisbee, M. & Simms, A. 2007 Environmental refugees: The case for recognition.  London. New Economics Foundation.

Cooper, David E. & Palmer, J.A. eds. 1998 Spirit of the Environment: Religion, Value, and Environmental Concern. London and New York: Routledge.

Crosby, Donald A. 2002 A Religion of Nature. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Cunningham, M.K. 2008 God and evolution: An Introduction. Florence, KY, USA. Routledge

Davis, J.W. & Angus, S. 1992 Churches-The lost market for environmental activism. Proc. Ann. Southeast Assoc. Fish and Wildlife Agencies 46:569-580.

Davison, A. 2008 Ruling the future? Heretical reflections on technology and other secular religions of sustainability. World Views: Environment, Culture, Religion 12(2-3):146-162.

D’Aquila, Eugene and Charles D. Laughlin 1975 The Biophysiological Determinants of Religious Ritual Behavior in 10 Zygon 32-57.

D’Aquila, Eugene and Charles D. Laughlin 1979 The Neurobiology of Myth and Ritual in d’Aqila, Eugene et al, eds. The Spectrum of Ritual. Columbia University Press. New York.

Dove, M.R., Sajise, P.E. & Doolittle, A.A. (eds.) 2011 Beyond the Sacred Forest: Complicating Conservation in Southeast Asia. New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century. Duke University Press.

Dove, M.R. 2006 Indigenous people and environmental politics. Annual Review of Anthropology 35:191-208.

Dowd, M. & Barlow, C. 2007 Thank God for evolution: How the marriage of science and religion will transform your life. Tulsa, OK. Council Oak Books.

Dunlap, T. R. 2004 Faith in Nature: Environmentalism as Religious Quest. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press.

Dwyer, P.D. 1994 Modern conservation and indigenous peoples: In search of wisdom. Pacific Conservation Biology 1:91-97.

Ellison, K. 2006 Get real: Conservation in Practice 7(2):28-34.

Esbjorn-Hargens, S. and M. Zimmerman. 2009. Integral Ecology: Uniting multiple perspectives on the natural world. Shambala Publications.

Foltz, R.C. 2003 Worldviews, Religion, and the environment. Belmont, CA. Wadsworth.

Foltz, R.C., Denny, F.M. & Baharuddin, A. Islam and ecology. A bestowed trust. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Gatta, John. 2004 Making Nature Sacred: Literature, Religion, and Environment in America from the Puritans to the Present. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

Geering, L. 2009 Coming Back to Earth: From gods to God to Gaia. Polebridge Press. Salem Oregon

Gibson, J.W. 2009 A reenchanted world: The quest for a new kinship with nature. Metropolitan Books. Henry Holt, NY.

Girardot, N.J., Miller, J. & Xiaogan, X. 2001 Daosim and ecology: Ways within a cosmic landscape. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Gottlieb, R. 2009 A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future. Oxford University Press. UK.

Gottlieb, R.S. 2008 You gonna be here long? Religion and sustainability. World Views: Environment, Culture, Religion 12(2-3):163-178.

Gottlieb, R. 2007 Religious Environmentalism: What it is, where it is heading, and why we should be going in the same direction. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture 1(1):81-91.

Gottlieb, R.S. 2006 A Greener Faith: Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gottlieb, R.S. 2003 This sacred Earth: Religion, nature and environment. Florence, KY, USA. Routledge.

Gould, R.K. 2007 At home in nature: modern homesteading and spiritual practice in America. Berkeley, Univ. Calif. Press.

Granberg-Michaelson, W., ed. 1987 Tending the Garden: Essays on the Gospel and the Earth. Grand Rapids, Michigan. Eerdmans.

Grant, G. & North, G. 1987 The changing of the guard: Biblical principles for political action. Dominion Press.

Gray, J. 2007 Black mass: Apocalyptic religion and the death of utopia. New York. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Griffin, R. 2007 Modernism and Fascism: The sense of a beginning under Mussolini and Hitler (see Postscript). New York. Palgrave Macmilliam.

Grim, J. 2001 Indigenous traditions and ecology. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Handley, G.B, Ball, T.B. & Peck, S.L., eds. 2006. Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment. Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Hathaway, M. & Boff, L. The Tao of Liberation: Exploring the Ecology of Transformation. Orbis Books. Maryknoll, NY.

Hayden, T. 1996 The Lost Gospel of the Earth: A Call for Renewing Nature, Spirit, and Politics. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.

Heath, E. 2006 Evolution after Dover. BioScience 56(4):300.

Hedges, C. 2006 American fascists: the Christian Right and the war on America. New York, NY. Free Press.

Henderson, D. 2005 Evangelicals are conservationists. Conservation Biology 19(6):1687-1688.

Hessel, D. & Ruether, R.R. 2000. Christianity and ecology. Seeking the well-being of Earth and humans. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Hobgood-Oster, L. 2008 Holy dogs & asses: Animals in the Christian tradition. University of Illinois Press. Urbana and Chicago, ILL.

Hunt, N. 2009 New notion of the sacred. Search Magazine 20(2):43-46.

Illyn, P. 2008 A covenant with creation. Creation Care. 37:5-8.

Ivakhiv, A. 2007 Religion, nature, and culture: Theorizing the field. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture 1(1):47-57.

Jain, S.K. & Kapoor, S.L. 2007 Divine botany - universal and useful but under explored traditions. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowldege 6(3): 534-539.

Jaiswal, V. 2010 Culture and ethnobotany of Jaintia tribal community of Meghalaya, Northeast India - A mini review. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 9(1): 38-44.

Jenkins, W., ed. 2009 The spirit of sustainability. Vol I. The Berkshire encyclopedia of sustainability. Berkshire Publishing Group. Great Barrington, MA.

Jenkins, W. 2008 Sustainability and Religion. World Views: Environment, Culture, Religion 12(2-3):109-111.

Johns, D.M. Orr and Armageddon. Building a coalition. Conservation Biology. 19(6):1685-1686.

Kearns, L. &. Keller, C. 2007 Ecospirit. New York. Fordham University Press.

Keller, C. 2009 A response to the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. J. of the American Academy of Religion. 77(1):56-59.

Kellert, S. 2007 Connecting with Creation: The convergence of nature, religion, Science and Culture. J. for the Study of religion, Nature, and culture. 1(1):25.37.

Kellert, S.R. & Farnham, T.J. 2002 The God in Nature and Humanity, Island Press. Washington.D.C.

Kertzer, D.I. 1988 Ritual, Politics and Power. Yale University Press. New Haven.

Khalin, F.M. 2002 Islam and the environment. Vol. 5, Social and economic dimensions of global environment change, pp332-339. In Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, P. Timmerman, ed. Chichester, UK. John Wiley & Sons.

Kinsley, D. 1995 Ecology and Religion: Ecological Spirituality in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Larson, B.M.H. 2008 Ecological flux and traditional religion. Bioscience 57(11):980-981.

Lodge, D.M. & Hamlin, C. 2006 Religion and the new ecology: Environmental responsibility in a world in flux. Notre Dame, IN. Notre Dame University Press.

Mallarach, J.-M. & Papayannis,T. (eds) 2006 Protected Areas and Spirituality. Proceedings of the first workshop of the Delos Initiative – Montserat 2006. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Marsden, G.M. 2001 Religion and American culture, Harcourt College Publishers. Fort Worth, TX, USA.

McFague, S. 1993 The body of God: An ecological theology. Minneapolis, MN. Augsburg Fortress.

McNeely, J.A. & Sochaczewski, P. 1900 Soul of the Tiger: Searching for Nature´s answers in South East Asia. Honolulu, Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press.

Medhi, R.P. & Chakrabarti, S. 2009 Traditional knowledge of NE people on conservation of wild orchids. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 8(1): 11-16.

Menninger, H. & Groop, R. 2008 Communicating science: A primer for working with the media. American Insitute for Biological Sciences.

Merchant, C. 2004 Reinventing Eden: The fate of nature in western culture. New York, NY. Routledge.

Moltmann, J. 1985 God in Creation: A new theology of creation and the spirit of God. San Francisco, CA. Harper and Row.

Moran, E.F. 2006 People and Nature: An introduction to human ecological relations. Blackwell, Malden MA.

Morton, T. 2007 Ecology without nature: Rethinking environmental aesthetics. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, MA.

Naess, A. 1973 The Shallow and the Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: A Summary. Inquiry. 16:95-100.

Nasr, S. H. 1996 Religion and the Order of Nature. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Northcott, M. S. 1996 The Environment and Christian Ethics. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Obadia, L. 2008 The conflicting relationship of Sherpas to nature: Indigenous or Western ecology. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):116-134.

Oelschlaeger, M. 1994 Caring for creation: an ecumenical approach to the environmental crisis. New York. Yale University Press.

Olupona, J. 2009 Comments on the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. J. of the American Academy of Religion. 77(1):60-65.

Orr, D. 2005 Armageddon versus extinction. Conservation Biology 19:290-292.

Orr, D. 2005 A response. Conservation Biology 19:1697-1698.

Papayannis,T. & Mallarach, J.-M. (eds) 2007 The sacred dimension of protected areas. Proceedings of the second workshop of the Delos Initiative – Ouranouplois 2007. IUCN, Gland, Siwtzerland.

Peterson, M.N. & Liu, J. 2008 Impacts of Religion on Environmental Worldviews: The Teton Valley Case. Society and Natural Resources 21(8):704-718.

Pickering, K. & Jewell, B. 2008 Nature is relative: Religious affiliation, environmental attitudes, and political constraints on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):135-158.

Pike, S.M. 2009 Why Prince Charles instead of Princess Mononoke? The absence of children and popular culture in the Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. J. of the American Academy of Religion. 77(1): 66-72.

Pollard, J. 2007 ‘Clerical Fascism’: Context, overview, and conclusion. Totaliarian Movements and Political Religions 8(2):433-446.

Posey, D.A., ed. 1999 Cultural and spiritual values of biodiversity: a complementary contribution to the Global Biodiversity Assessment. Intermediate Technology Publications, London.

Preston, C.J. 2009 Saving Creation: Nature and faith in the life of Holmes Rolston III. Trinity University Press. San Antonio, TX.

Primavesi, A. 2008 Gaia and climate change: A theology of gifts. Routledge. Florence, KY.

Rappaport, R.A. 1971 The Sacred in Human Evolution. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 23-44.

Rappaport, R.A. 1974 Sanctity and Adaptation. Coevolution Quarterly 2:54-68.

Rappaport, R.A. 1976 Adaptations and Maladaptations in Social Systems, p. 39-79, In: Hill, I., ed. The Ethical Basis of Economic Freedom. American Viewpoint. Chapel Hill NC.

Rappaport, R.A. 1999 Ritual and Religion in the Making of Humanity. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

Robbins, P. 2004 Political ecology: A critical introduction. Blackwell Publishing. Malden, MA., 264 p.

Roberts, T. 2009 All work and no play: Chaos, incongruity and a difference in the study of religion. American Academy of Religion 77(1):81-104.

Rockefeller, S.C. & Elder, J.C., eds. 1992 Spirit and Nature: Why the Environment Is a Religious Issue. Boston: Beacon Press.

Ruether, R.R. 1992 Gaia and God. San Francisco CA. Harper Collins.

Sandelands, L.L. & Hoffman, A.J. 2008 Sustainability, faith, and the Market. World Views: Environment, Culture, Religion 12(2-3):129-145

Sanford, A.W. 2007 Pinned on Karma Rock: Whitewater kayaking as religious experience. J. of the American Academy of Religion 75(4):875-895.

Santmire, H.P. 2000 Nature reborn: The ecological and cosmic promise of Christian theology. Minneapolis, MN. Fortress Press.

Santmire, H.P. 1985 The travail of Nature: The ambiguous ecological promise of Christian theology. Minneapolis, MN. Fortress Press.

Schaefer, J. 2009 Theological Foundations for Environmental Ethics: Reconstructing Patristic and Medieval concepts. Georgetown University Press. Washington, DC.

Schnieder, N. 2009 Evolving Allah. Search 20(2):24-30.

Shaw, S. & Francis, A. 2008 Deep Blue: Critical reflections on nature, religion, and water. Equinox Press. London.

Sheikh, K.M. 2006 Involving Religious Leaders in Conservation Education in the Western Karakorum, Pakistan. Mountain Research and Development 26 (4) 319-322.

Silver, L.M. 2006 Changeling nature: The clash of science and spirituality at the new frontiers of life. Harper Collins. New York.

Simon, S. 2005 Conservation theology for conservation biologists-a reply to David Orr. Conservation Biology 19:1689-1692.

Sleeth, M.J. 2007 Serve God, Save the planet. Grand Rapids, MI. Zondervan Press.

Smith, O.L. 2009 Is humanity king to creation? The thought of Vladimir Solov’ev in the light of ecological crisis. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. 2(4):463-482.

Smith, G. Islam and the environment.

Snodgrass, J.G. & Tiedje, K. 2008 Indigenous nature reference and conservation - Seven ways of transcending an unnecessary dichotomy: Guest editors introduction. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):6-29.

Snodgrass, J.G. et al. 2008 Of leopards and other lovely frightful things: The environmental ethics of Indigenous Rajasthani shamans. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):30-54.

Snyder, S. 2007 New streams of religion: Fly fishing as a lived religion of Nature. American Academy of Religion 75(4):896-922.

Spretnak, C. 1994 Critical and constructive contributions of ecofeminism, p181-189, In Worldviews and ecology: Religion, philosophy, and the environment. Maryknoll, NY. Orbios Books.

Spretnak, C. 1986 The spiritual dimension of Green politics. Santa Fe, NM. Bear and Company.

Stowe, J.P., Jr., Schmidt, S.V. & Green, D. 2001 Toxic burials: The final insult. Conservation Biology 15(6):1817-1819.

Stuckrad, K. von 2009 Rewriting the book of Nature: Kabbalah and the metaphors of contemporary life sciences. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture. 2(4):419-442.

Sullivan, L.E. 2002 In Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, Judaism and Ecology: Created world and revealed word. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, MA.

Szerszynski, B. 2005 Nature, Technology and the Sacred. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Taylor, B. 2009 Dark Green Religion: Nature, spirituality, and the planetary future. University of Caslifornia Press. Berkeley, CA.

Taylor, B. 2009 Back to religion and nature. J. of the American Academy of Religion 77(1):73-80.

Taylor, B. 2004 A green future for religion? Futures 36:991-1008.

Taylor, B., ed. in chief. 2008 (paperback) The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. London and New York: Continuum.

Taylor, B. 2007 Surfing into spirituality and a new, aquatic nature religion. American Academy of Religion 75(4):923-951.

Taylor, B. 2007 Focus introduction: Aquatic nature religion. J. of the American Academy of Religion 75(4):863-874.

Taylor, S.M. 2007 What if religions had ecologies? The case for reinhabiting religious studies. J. for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture. 1:129-138.

Ten Veen, R. 2009  199 Ways to please God: How to (Re-)Align your daily life with your duty of care for creation. Fastprint Gold. Orton Southgate, Petersborough, England.

Tiedje, K. 2008 Situating the Corn-child: Articulating Animism and conservation from a Nahua perspective. J. for the Study of Religion Nature and Culture 2(1):93-115.

Tirosh-Samuelson, H., ed. 2002 Judaism and Ecology: Created World and Revealed Word. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Todorov, T. 2001 Totalitarianism: Between religion and science. Totalitarian Movements and Political Religions 2(1):28-42.

Tucker, M.E. 2008 World religions, the Earth Charter, and Sustainability. World Views: Environment, Culture, Religion 12(2-3):115-128.

Tucker, M.E. 2003 Worldly Wonder: Religions Enter Their Ecological Phase. Chicago and LaSalle, Ill.:Open Court.

Tucker, M.E. & Grim, J.A., eds. 1994 Worldviews and ecology: Religion, Philosophy, and the environment. Maryknoll, NY. Orbis Books.

Tucker, M.E. & Berthong, J., eds. 1998 Confucianism and ecology. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

Tucker, M.E. & Williams, D.R., eds. 1997 Buddhism and ecology. Cambridge, MA. Harvard University Press.

USAID 2009 Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding toolkit

Van Dyke, F. 2005 Between heaven and earth-Evangelical engagement in conservation. Conservation Biology 19(6):1693-1696.

Van Houtan, K.S. 2008 Extinction and its causes. Creation Care 37:14.

Van Houtan, K.S. & Pimm, S.L. 2006 The various Christian ethics of species conservation, In: Religion and the New Ecology. University of Notre Dame Press, South Bend, pp 116-147.

Walters, K.S. & Portmess, L., eds. 2001 Religious Vegetarianism: From Hesiod to the Dalai Lama. Albany: State University of New York Press.

Watling, T. 2009  Ecological imaginations in world religions: An ethnographic analysis.  Continuum Books. London.

White, L. 1967 The historical roots of our ecologic crisis. Science 1255:1203-7.

Whitaker, M.D. 2009 Ecological Revolution: The Political Origins of Environmental Degradation and the Environmental Origins of Axial Religions; China, Japan, Europe.LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbrücken, Germany.

Wilkinson, L. et al. 1991 Earthkeeping in the 90's: Stewardship of Creation. Grand Rapids, Michigan. Eerdmans.

Williams, T. T., Smart, W.B. & Smith, G.M., eds. 1998 New Genesis: A Mormon Reader on Land and Community. Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith, Publisher. 280 pp.

Wilson, D.S. 2002 Darwin’s Cathedral. University of Chicago Press. Chicago.

Wilson, E.O. 2006 The Creation: An appeal to save life on earth. W.W. Norton. New York.

Woodhams, D.C. 2009 Converting the religious: Putting amphibian conservation in context. BioScience 59(6):462-463.

Publications - Sacred Natural Sites

Aerts, R., van Overtveld, K., Haile, M., Hermy, M., Deckers, J. & Muys, B. 2006 Species composition and diversity of small Afromontane forest fragments in northern Ethiopia. Plant Ecology 187:127-142.

Ambinakudige,S. & Satish, B.N. 2009 Comparing tree diversity and composition in coffee farms and sacred forests in the Western Ghats of India. Biodiversity and Conservation 18:987-1000.

Anderson, D.M., Salick, J., Moseley, R.K. & Xiaokun,O. 2005 Conserving the sacred medicine mountains: a vegetation analysis of Tibetan sacred sites in Northwest Yunnan. Biodiversity and Conservation 14:3065-3091.

Apffel-Marglin, F. 1998 Secularism, unicity and diversity: The case of Haracandi's grove. Contributions to Indian Sociology 32:217-235.

Arunachalam, K., Arunachalam, A. & Melkania, N.P. 1999 Influence of soil properties on microbial populations, activity and biomass in humid subtropical mountainous ecosystems of India. Biology and Fertility of Soils 30:217-223.

Bernard, P. S. 2001 Ecological implications of water spirit beliefs in Southern Africa: The need to protect knowledge, nature, and resource rights. p.148-154 In: A. Watson & J. Sproull, eds. Science and Stewardship to Protect and Sustain Wilderness Values.

Bhadauria, T. & Ramakrishnan; P.S. 1991 Population-Dynamics of Earthworms and Their Activity in Forest Ecosystems of North-East India. J. of Tropical Ecology 7:305-318.

Bhagwat, S.A. 2009 Ecosystem Services and Sacred Natural Sites: Reconciling Material and Non-Material Values in Nature Conservation. Environmental Values 18:417-427

Bhagwat, S.A. & Rutte, C. 2006 Sacred groves: potential for biodiversity management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 4(10):519-524.

Bhagwat, S.A., Kushalappa, C.G., Williams, P.H. & Brown, N.D. 2005a The role of informal protected areas in maintaining biodiversity in the Western Ghats of India. Ecology and Society 10(1):8.

Bhagwat, S.A., Kushalappa, C.G., Williams, P.H. & Brown, N.D. 2005b A landscape approach to biodiversity conservation of sacred groves in the Western Ghats of India. Conservation Biology, 19(6): 1853-1862.

Bhakat, R.K. 2009 Chilkigarh Kanak Durga Sacred Grove, West Bengal. Current Science 96(2):185.

Bhandary, M.J. & Chandrashekar, K.R. 2003 Sacred groves of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts of Karnataka. Current Science 85:1655-1656.

Bisht, S. & Ghildiyal, J.C. 2007 Sacred groves for biodiversity conservation in Uttarakhand Himalaya. Current Science 92(6):711-712.

Bleie, T. 2003 Pilgrim tourism in the Central Himalayas - The case of Manakamana Temple in Gorkha, Nepal. Mountain Research and Development 23:177-184

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