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Southern Alberta Renewal: Waterton Meditations

Our spiritual journey last summer through Southern Alberta, Canada, went though Writing-On-Stone and Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, both in a semi-arid landscape of never-ending prairie.  Our third stop, Waterton Lakes National Park, was very different geographically. Rugged, windswept mountains rise abruptly from the prairie with a commanding view from the lakeside below. The view had the effect […]

January 9th

Afghanistan’s Environmental Education in the Light of Islam

Highlighting and explaining passages about environmental conservation from the Holy Qur’an, a helpful new handbook has been adopted by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Working with Afghanistan’s National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) and the Ministry of Hajj and Religious Affairs, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) produced an environmental education handbook entitled, “Environmental Education in the […]

January 8th

Islamic Fatwa Aids Indonesia’s Endangered Species

The islands of Indonesia are carpeted with densely forested jungles offering shelter to a rich array of God’s creatures. However, more and more forests are being cleared to make room for palm oil tree plantations. Legal and illegal logging and mining in Indonesia are also encroaching on wildlife habitats, placing additional stress on the endangered […]

January 1st