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Water Management in Andalusian Spain

Al-Andalus is the name used to refer to Spain under the Muslim rule from 711 A.D. to 1492 A.D., which at its apogee encompassed — in addition to Spain — Portugal and a small part of southern France. For several hundred years, Al-Andalus was the most populous and most advanced community in Europe with its […]

October 22nd

Muslim Beliefs, Oil Profits & Green Tech in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country known for the extravagance and luxury its oil exports have funded. It is also a country known for the strong Muslim faith of its people and the government’s, sometimes scary, adherence to Islamic traditions. And now this oil-rich, traditional country is becoming a place where new green, technology can […]

August 25th

How the Encyclical Compares With the Islamic Declaration on Climate Change

This week, Muslim leaders from 20 different countries gathered in Istanbul for the Islamic Climate Change Symposium.  At the end of the two-day summit, attendees released the “Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change.” Released just months after Pope Francis published his environmental encyclical, “Praised Be: On Care for Our Common Home,” it is hard not to see […]

August 19th

Muslim Leaders Issue Declaration on Climate Change

Next Tuesday, August 18, in Istanbul, Muslim scholars and religious leaders will make a call. They will release an “Islamic Climate Change Declaration” that will explain why climate change is the world’s most pressing challenge, why 1.6 billion Muslims across the globe have a religious duty to take action, and how they can fulfill this […]

August 13th

A Jihad Against Pollution in Senegal

In the small, west-African country of Senegal, a Muslim leader has called for a jihad, but not one of violence inspired by anger or fear. It is a jihad inspired by a love for his community, the natural beauty of his country, and people all over the world, as well as an increasing anxiety about the direction it’s […]

August 10th

How Islamic Faith Supports Pope Francis’ Climate Change Encyclical

Originally published on CliM’Blog By Neeshad Vs Viewing “Laudato Si” (“Praised Be”) Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment as an important opportunity to expand the conversation about the relationship between religion and environment, I am writing this post to highlight the Islamic perspective on the issue. Last week encyclical from Pope Francis has been widely hailed […]

August 7th

Mosque Water Conservation Provides Food During Ramadan

Converting water savings into food, GROHE is continuing its “Green Mosque” water conservation CSR initiative this year during Ramadan. The initiative, part of GROHE’s global water conservation program ‘Watercare,’ is once again teaming up with the NGO Sharbatly Foundation, as it did in 2014. Last year, the “Green Mosque” water conservation program saved the mosque […]

July 6th