Hinduism

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Thailand Elephants Show Celebrates Traditions

Published on November 22nd, 2014 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Since ancient times, the Surin Province of Thailand has been known for elephants. This past week marked the annual elephants roundup in Surin, a lively celebration of the faith, history, and culture of both the area ... Read More


Judaism

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Jewish Leaders Speak Up for Climate Action

Published on November 20th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

“The world is on fire and God is calling upon us to act.” So says the initial statement issued last week by Shomrei Breishit, an international, multi-denominational network of rabbis and cantors providing a Jewish religious ... Read More


Islam

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UAE Energy Conservation Grows at “Green Mosques”

Published on November 20th, 2014 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

A “green mosque” project underway in the United Arab Emirates has the potential to revolutionize energy conservation efforts all over the world. Although Dubai’s newly constructed premier eco-mosque is rightfully commanding huge media coverage, a modest-sized ... Read More


Interfaith

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Why Faith Communities Want Methane Regulation

Published on November 19th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

People often think that environmentalists are more interested in protecting the polar bear than people — that environmentalists think the world would be a better place without humans. But faith communities are stepping up to the ... Read More


Eco-Spirituality

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Hawaii Yoga Festival Restores the Soul’s Ecology

Published on November 18th, 2014 | by Gina Merlino

Combining nature, spirituality, traditions, and community for a time of transformation and renewal, the Hawaii Yoga Festival feels like a tropical paradise. Located in Pahoa, Hawaii, this total-immersion festival takes place over 8 days, bringing teachers ... Read More


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