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Prophet Muhammad & Environment

In times past when there were no environmental rights or laws Prophet Muhammad cared for the environment and called for protecting it. Why did the Prophet do that? How does Islam view the sanctity of earth?

In times past when there were no environmental rights or laws and no such thing of awareness of environment Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) declared 30 km area around Madinah Prophet Muhammad declared 30 km area around Medina  a protected grove and prohibited the cutting down of trees within its borders. Why did the Prophet do that?

How does Islam view the sanctity of earth? What is Islam’s take in ecological issues?

To know the answer to these questions, watch this show of Inspired by Muhammad campaign in which Timothy J Winters focuses on the environment…

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By Hanif Kruger

BIO for Hanif Kruger

Hanif is the manager at the Assistive Technology Centre of the South African National Council for the Blind with more than 30 years of experience in the assistive technology and IT fields. Hanif’s passion is assistive technology and advocating for key issues affecting people with disabilities and more specifically the blind and vision impaired. He shares his love for Assistive Technologies through sharing information through his work and via social media and relevant events in order to spread the knowledge and awareness around new technologies and the challenges relating to AT for PWDs. A strong believer in the rights of persons with disabilities and the philosophy of “nothing about us without us”, he regularly push for the affordability and accessability of AT and matching the correct assistive technology solutions with a person in order for them to reach their full capacity. Hanif enjoys a good Netflix and Apple TV+ binge but can also be found walking both his guide dogs looking for cookies .

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