Our values

1297lA Rocha is a Christian nature conservation organization, our name coming from the Portuguese for ‘the Rock’, as the first initiative was a field study centre in Portugal. A Rocha projects are frequently cross-cultural in character, and share a community emphasis, with a focus on science and research, practical conservation and environmental education.

Our commitments:

In all the countries where we work, A Rocha is identified by five core commitments and to a practical outworking of each:

The climate agreement – from Paris to Pittsburgh 6th Jun 2017
A Rocha Canada raises a barn 1st Jun 2017
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