Category: Heritage and Environment

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Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystem Restoration

As custodians of resources, it is binding on us that we should ensure judicious use and check wastage. That means we must avoid extravagance and exh [...]
A Third or More of All Species  Could Be Gone By 2070

A Third or More of All Species Could Be Gone By 2070

Within 50 years, a third of all plant and animal species could be caught up in a mass extinction, as a consequence of climate change driven by ev [...]
Beautiful Samarkand

Beautiful Samarkand

Samarkand grew up as the most important commercial centre in Central Asia Imam Bukhari shrine Ulugbek Madrasa When the famous Muslim travell [...]

Resource Distribution: The Natural Way

The Quran (2:29) says: "It is He who created for you all of that which is on the earth." I cannot think of a clearer and firmer statement of sociali [...]
The Massive Mosque in Africa That’s Built Once a Year

The Massive Mosque in Africa That’s Built Once a Year

Perched on a floodplain between the Niger and Bani rivers, Djenné has been inhabited since 250BC, making it one of the oldest towns in sub-Saharan A [...]
Islam and Ecological Protection

Islam and Ecological Protection

Leveraging his position at the U.N. since 2015 to capture a larger audience, Odeh Rashid al-Jayyousi has called on the international community to bui [...]
Fireflies: Where Squirrels and  Centipedes Party Together!

Fireflies: Where Squirrels and Centipedes Party Together!

In times of climate change, Fireflies is playing an inspiring role in conserving nature and by being home to many birds, animals and insects. [...]

Plant More Trees

How I miss the missing trees, and the green spaces where we grazed our goats. Today, many cities are turning into veritable deserts: that's the sort o [...]

Religion must be part of the solution in the Middle East

By Rabbi David Rosen When political and civic leaders seek to engage religious figures to come together to promote human dignity across sectarian line [...]
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