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Great Flood and Noah’s Ark

Floods have always been a part of human existence. Seasonal floods increase soil fertility bringing nutrients as they also gave birth to the agricultural revolution and the first permanent human settlements on the riverbanks of Africa and Asia (NASA p.1-3). There is one flood, however, that continues to intrigue adventurers and scientists alike. Story Narrated …

Zamzam Water

Water: It Also Flows in Paradise

Allah created the heavens from its vapors (Surat Al-‘Anbya’ 21:30); yet we often devalue its healing powers. The prophet (SAW) advised us to “allow for one third food, one third water and one third air.” Science advices drinking at least 8-10 eight-ounce glasses of water a day. This including a glass ½-hour before and after every meal. …

Night Prayer and the Human Body Clock

The sleep-wake cycle of the pineal gland becomes disrupted as we increasingly eat, socialize and sleep not questioning the psychological and physical effects of our pre-occupations. In trying to keep up with the schedules of the day it becomes increasingly difficult to switch-off the problems of the outside world we take home affecting domestic commitments. …

10 Green Hadiths... What Islam Says About Environment

10 Green Hadiths

Did the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) say anything about saving our planet and its environment? Did he promote any ideas or practices relevant to the world’s growing concern about the future of the earth and its resources? Today, with the increasing awareness of the dangers facing our planet and the great interest …

Allergy

Herbal Remedies for Summer Allergies

Summer brings with it a unique mixture of allergies. Some of the allergens people are exposed to, especially during the summer months, are chlorine, bug spray, suntan lotion, molds, perfumes, and unexpected allergens during travel.

Summer

Use Summer Time to Fortify Your Soul

Nature has a strange way of calming the soul and reviving the spirit. Within minutes of arriving at the ocean, you can feel a sense of harmony covering you like a blanket.

Raising Green Banner of Islam

Raising Green Banner of Islam

Initiating river conservation programs premised on Islamic teachings, taking to the street in an ‘eco-jihad’, clean-up and hygiene campaigns, and learning why the practice of dynamite fishing is against the ecological message of Islam. These initiatives, premised on the ecological teachings of Islam, are indicative of the growing environmental movement amongst Muslims. This burgeoning ‘green’ …

CO2 Sinks: Is Earth Trying to Help?

CO2 Sinks: Is Earth Trying to Help?

All indications and scientific findings of climate change research point to the ever-increasing emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the earth’s atmosphere. Time and again, scientists have pointed out that this will increase temperatures in the earth’s atmosphere with devastating effects in the coming decades. With vast conviction among world scientists of the gravity of …

Hazardous Waste is Not All Waste After All

Hazardous Waste is Not All Waste After All

All The rumbling sound welcomes you as you enter BRAL Residue Treatment Company for recycling refrigerators in Berlin. Inside the company, several old refrigerators are lined up on a conveyor belt, each waiting for its turn to be reduced into pellets and powder. In less than an hour, 50 of them will be crushed and …

Luzon bush warbler

Birds Die in Paradise

The manner of bird hunting occurs worldwide. Environmentalists speak against this form of bird catching saying many bird species are becoming extinct. For countless years, the peak of Mount Pulag, the second highest in the Philippines standing at 9,609 feet, is heaven to thousands of migratory birds fleeing the freezing temperature of northeast China and …



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