Multi-faith dialogue based on equity, justice, and mutual respect for the Earth, is a way we can build a sustainable future for all. A multi-faith approach raises awareness about the diverse traditions that help people to grow spiritually through a deeper connection with the creation.
In traditional African societies, nature was regarded as a gift by a supreme Creator God for the benefit of humanity who believed that mankind was created at the centre of the universe.
A host of nature spirits associated with specific animal and tree species and sacred forests, rivers, lakes, and mountains remind local communities of their need to respect the environment and to use it sustainably.
Through a range of locally relevant projects and partnerships, including alternative energy and farming initiatives, Brahma Kumaris work to promote spiritual understanding, leadership with integrity and actions for a sustainable future for humanity.
Christians and Christian-based organisations around the world are taking on the complex and critical environmental challenges facing us all today, and raising awareness, forming eco-congregations, challenging materialism and over consumption and lobbying governments, politicians and big business to stop environmental destruction.
The Hindu tradition understands that people are not separate from nature, that we are linked by spiritual, psychological and physical bonds with the elements around us. Knowing that the Divine is present everywhere and in all things, Hindus strive to do no harm.
They hold a deep reverence for life and an awareness that the great forces of nature as well as all the various orders of life are bound to each other within life’s cosmic web.
The principle of pikuach nefesh – saving lives above all else – is the greatest Jewish moral obligation.
In order to fulfill this obligation we must do everything in our power to protect the environment as a vehicle for saving the lives of millions of humans and diverse species worldwide, especially those unable to adapt to a changing climate.
Being a conscientious Muslim is about living in reverence and harmony with Nature and recognising that Nature is an indispensable guide to manifesting much of what Muslims need to know about God and the place of mankind in the Universe.
The debate around nuclear power often focuses on secret procurement, the high price of nuclear reactors, and the lack of a solution for waste. But we hear little about what comes before nuclear energy: uranium mining.
Battery cages cause suffering by depriving hens of their most basic needs: nests, perches, and enough space to move around. Our campaign calls for the end the use of cages for egg-laying hens. Cage-free systems improve the lives of hens significantly and cause less harm to them and the environment.
The natural beauty of South Africa is something we are very proud of, and we hope that in time, in a post-Covid19 world, tourists will flock back to our beaches. Many of us who are blessed to live along the coastline of South Africa, give thanks every day for this...
This year, Golden Rule Day synchronizes with Easter, the greatest lesson of unconditional love and forgiveness. Today is Golden rule day. Golden rule day was established by the United Religions Initiative and Interfaith Peace-building Initiative in 2007, Golden Rule...
Dear Green TLC group, today I would like to share information about the Co2 emissions of South Africa. Carbon dioxide (Co2) is a greenhouse gas that causes the warming of the planet and climate change. It is important to reduce Co2 emissions to slow down climate...
Dear Green Teaching and Learning Community, good morning and a blessed Sunday to you all. This Sunday it is my pleasure to share the prayer Psalm 121 with you. Psalm 121 I look to the hills! Where will I find help? It will come from the Lord , who created...
Who is my neighbour? International Human Rights Day is on 10 December, but in South Africa we commemorate our own Human Rights Day on 21 March, paying tribute to the men, women and children who gave their lives in the struggle against apartheid. I have been reminded...