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  • Declaration for protection of the Alaskan Nature

    Declaration for protection of the Alaskan Nature was issued by H.B.Metropolitan Krystof and the delegation of the Orthodox Church in the Czech Lands and Slovakia

    Event date: 
    Wed, 08/22/2012
  • Bike to Church

    On 17th and 18th September 2011, the fourth year of Bike to Church action will be held. Everybody who will go by bike to church on 17th or 18th September 2011 can join this activity, which is organised by the environmental department of the Czech Brethren Church to celebrate Creation Time and Car Free Day. More information in Czech can be found on the homepage http://dokostelanakole.cz/.

    Event date: 
    Tue, 08/30/2011
  • Car-Fasting in the Czech Republic

    The first year of Car-Fasting in the Czech Republic (from 9th March to 23rd April) was announced by the environmental department of the Czech Brethren Church. Although organised by a Protestant church, it is an ecumenical action supported by the Czech Christian Enviromental Network. The action is inspired by the Austrian and German versions. More information in Czech can be found on the homepage http://autopust.cz/.

    Event date: 
    Tue, 08/30/2011
  • Czech Christian Enviromental Network

    On 30th June 2010, an NGO called Czech Christian Enviromental Network (CKES) was officially registered. After half a year of preparations, the strictly ecumenical network began to work actively.  All Czech Christian organisations working in the environmental field have already joined the network. Also churches and individuals from all of the denominations are joining the network. CKES tightly cooperates with the Ecumenical Council of Churches in the Czech Republic.

    Event date: 
    Tue, 08/30/2011
  • Celebrating Earth Day

    children collecting litter

    The Environmental Commission was established in autumn 2006 with the main goal to create and deepen the Christians' environmental responsibility. Its members are engaged in the environmental education issue on different levels. They help to organise church family Sundays, different lectures and happenings especially on the Earth Day and during the Creation Time.

  • The Water plant of the Holy Apostles

    At a time when there were already wind turbines and solar panels in use in western part of Europe, these technologies were still seen as an impractical experiment in some Central and Eastern European countries. This situation, combined with the knowledge that fossil fuels were running short and climate change is a growing issue, was the reason for the formation of the Centre for Application of Renewable Energy by the Church related citizen's organization Orthodox Academy Vilemov.

  • Environmental Clubs and Eagle Mountains

    A Rocha Czech was established in 2002. It focuses on two main activities, nature conservation, and environmental education.

    It is developing biodiversity programmes in the Special Protected Area of the Eagle Mountains, in Grandmother's Valley, in the region of the Rozkos reservoir, around Prachatice and in the Bohemian Forest National Park.

    In cooperation with schools, YMCAs, churches, and ecological NGOs, it has established children's environmental clubs and brought communities together to celebrate special events.

  • A Wind Turbine in Vilemov

    A Fuhrländer FL100 wind turbine has been installed in the Orthodox Academy in Vilemov in the Czech republic. This wind turbine, with the nominal output of 100kW, is considered to be the most important element of the Centre for Application of Renewable Energy Resources, established by the Orthodox Academy of Vilemov, which also has functioning middle-size photovoltaic, solar thermal and biomass installations. The Centre is related to the Orthodox Church which is active in environmental issues.

  • Churches for the Future: 50 Solar Roofs

    The Centre for Application of Renewable Energy of the Orthodox Academy in Vilemov launched this new ecumenical and environmental project in 2004. The project aims to demonstrate the possibilities of solar energy utilisation in parishes and diaconal and educational institutions of various Churches in the Czech Republic. The project enjoys the particular interest of the Czech Brethren Church, Hussitte Church, Silesian Lutheran Church and the Orthodox Church in the Czech Republic. An important partner is the International Baptist Seminary in Prague.

  • The Centre for Application of Renewable Energy

    The Centre for Application of Renewable Energy is part of the Orthodox Academy in Vilemov. A wind turbine with an output of 100kW was installed in the Orthodox Academy, which also has functioning middle-size photovoltaic, solar thermal and biomass installations. The income supports the Orthodox Academy, its Centre for Application of Renewable Energy and a small monastery.

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