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Christian's believe that

God created the world and everything in it

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Christians believe that God created humans in

His image

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Psalm 8:6 states that

Humans were appointed rulers

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One instruction the Jews were given

Not to plant the same crop in a field ever year but to rest the land

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What term describes human responsibility in looking after the planet

Stewardship

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What is stewardship

To care for the earth and look after it for future generations.

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What do christians believe is the ultime reason for problems in the world

Sin

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Christians believe that humans have

A duty to preserve the earth until Jesus returns

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Genesis 1:26-28 explains how

God made everything but with humans 'he put them in charge'

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Psalm 8:6

Humans were appointed rulers

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The Church emphasises

Human responsibility towards our planet

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The Roman Catholic Church emphasises how

Our actions have consequences to others and our earth

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By 2025 2/3 of the world will face a

Shortage of water

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Energy sources will also be a problem as

Non renewable sources such as coal and oil will run out within 40 years.

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List some threats to the planet

Air, water and soil pollution

Factory chemicals

Waste

Gases like CFCs


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Every year there is enough waste to

Fill the whole country

17

Landfills release

Dangerous gases and liquids

18

Morally acceptable animals to eat

Pigs
Cows
Chicken
Fish

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Not morally acceptable animals

Dog
Cat

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People who believe that it is wrong to eat animals

Vegetarians

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How long is the jail sentence for someone who mistreats an animal

51 weeks

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What is the largest fine for mistreating an animal

20000 pounds

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What do animals activists do

Campaign against animals that are kept in inappropriate environments, if they are not being treated well or if they are being experimented on

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What do Animal extremists do

May damage property belonging to groups that experiment or use animals inappropriately. They may stage protests, release animals from captivity, send threatening letters or phone calls or assault people they see as opposition to their campaign.

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What must an owner provide for their pet

Food and water
Veterinary treatment
An appropriate environment to live in

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Hunting is illegal in

England
Scotland
Wales