Reflections Reading via @TheIsmaili (Canada): Caring for the Environment #EarthDay

“It is He Who made you inheritors of the earth, and elevated some of you above others in degree in order to test you in what He bestowed upon you.” (6:165) The Holy Qur’an

Earthday

The current pandemic is an opportunity for us to stop and reflect on our relationship with nature. As many economies and societies have slowed down, heavily polluted cities around the world have seen significantly improved air and water quality. This has reinforced how significant our human impact has been on the environment.

As Shi’a Ismaili Muslims, our faith also calls on us to care for the environment. This is a challenge that the Ismaili Imamat has taken upon itself, particularly through the work of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

Read this great article in its entirety at the source: https://iicanada.org/national/reflections-reading-caring-environment

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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