Environmental stewardship.

Environmental stewardship refers to responsible use and protection of the natural environment through conservation and sustainable practices. Aldo Leopold (1887–1949) championed environmental stewardship based on a land ethic "dealing with man's relation to land and to the animals and plants which grow upon it.

Different types of environmental stewards

There are 3 types of environmental stewards: doers, donors, and practitioners. Doers go out and help the cause by taking action. For example, the doers in an oil spill would be the volunteers that go along the beach and help clean up the oil from the beaches. A donor is the person that financially helps the cause. They can do anything from donating their money, to having galas or other fundraisers. They are typically governmental agencies. Lastly there are practitioners. They work on a day-to-day basis to steer governmental agencies, scientists, stakeholder groups, or any other group toward a stewardship outcome. Together these 3 groups make up environmental stewards and with the help keep the ecosystem running healthily. Anybody can be an environmental steward by being aware and knowledgeable of the world around them and making sure they do as little as possible to negatively impact our world. Without these groups it would be hard to get any sort of sustainability in our increasingly technology, pollution, industrial based world.

Outdoors Alliance for Kids

Ecology Center

David Suzuki Foundation

  • Keystone XL approval hinders the growing global renewable energy economy
    VANCOUVER -- The U.S. government's decision to approve the Keystone XL construction permit puts the country behind in a global economy that is rapidly shifting to renewable energy -- and...
  • Electric car FAQs, part two
    Is electricity greener than gasoline? How eco-friendly are EV batteries? Will switching to EVs create more electricity demand? Your questions answered...
  • Facts and evidence matter in confronting climate crisis
    We recently highlighted the faulty logic of a pseudoscientific argument against addressing climate change: the proposition that because CO2 is necessary for plants, increasing emissions is good for the planet and the life it supports. Those who read, write or talk regularly about climate change and ecology are familiar with other anti-environmental arguments not coated with a scientific sheen.
  • Budget 2017 moves towards a clean energy economy, misses nature protection
    VANCOUVER -- The David Suzuki Foundation is encouraged to see the federal government following through on its commitments to invest in clean energy and transit in the 2017 budget. However,...
  • Put an end to oil subsidies with a letter to the editor
    The 2017 federal budget reduces some of the subsidies to the fossil fuel industry but still allocates hundreds of millions of dollars to the industry.

Cornwall Alliance

  • Prayer for the Environmental Problems in Developing countries
    Dear Father in Heaven, We pray for the environmental problems in our world, especially in developing countries. We pray for a solution to the high air-pollution levels in countries like China, India, and other South East Asian countries where it has been having a severe impact on the health of the local people. We pray for […]
  • We Pray for the Poor Across the Globe
    Dear Father in heaven, We pray for the poor in developing countries across the globe. We pray for the economic development of the countries where poverty is high. Let Your hand move upon the hearts and hands of people who hold positions of influence in these countries. Lord, we pray for long-term solutions that are […]
  • Make Us Good Stewards We Pray
    One of the classic psalms about God’s creation is Psalm 104, a model for how those who love that creation and want to be its good stewards should pray: Bless the LORD, O my soul! O LORD my God, you are very great! You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering yourself with light as […]
  • We Pray God’s Blessing On His People
    The Cornwall Alliance is dedicated to promoting Biblical earth stewardship, economic development for the poor, and the gospel of Jesus Christ. It’s important that we consistently remember the difference between God and man, the sinfulness of man, and the impacts of our sin and God’s judgment in this life. For this reason we join Moses […]
  • We Pray for our National Leaders
    The Apostle Paul instructs Christians to pray “for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified in every way” (2 Timothy 2:2), and in light of the change of Administration in Washington, D.C., it is appropriate that Christians pray for President Donald Trump […]
© 2016 Environmental Stewardship