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Islam is the faith of over a thousand million humans and is practiced in almost each nation in the world. The articulation of an Islamic environmental ethic in modern phrases is all of the extra pressing simply because Western-style conservation efforts don't healthy all cultural and philosophical traditions.

This quantity outlines the Islamic view of the cosmic order and reports the methods an Islamic global view could be interpreted, reassessed, and utilized to such environmental difficulties as pollutants and water shortage. Sections on social justice and on problems with sustainability and improvement examine the background and roots of the present environmental trouble; on the broader context of women's rights of equivalent entry to either traditional and social assets; and on the interconnectedness of environmental safety and the relief of human poverty.

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