Engaged Projects

Engaged projects in religion and ecology refers to the activities of community organizations and religious institutions that are inspiring and grounding environmental concerns in practical programs, outreach, and education. These projects generally incorporate religious traditions as part of their environmental philosophy drawing on particular scriptures, symbols, and rituals. Engaged projects range from Learning Centers and Retreat Centers to Organic Farms and Alternative Energy Communities.
 

Engaged Projects in Africa

Moroccan Mosques Go Solar
 

Engaged Projects in Canada

EnviroMuslims
Khaleafa
 

Engaged Projects in Indonesia

Bumi Langit (see also “Yogyakarta Farmer Pioneers Islamic Environmentalism”)
 
 

Engaged Projects in Middle East

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES)
 

Engaged Projects in the United States of America

Abrahamic Traditions & Environmental Change
GreenFaith
Green Muslims
“Greening Our Ramadan” Campaign
Interfaith Power and Light
Islam and Ecology Conference
Wisconsin Green Muslims
 

International Engaged Projects

EcoPeace Middle East (See also “Plan to Pump Desalinated Water to Sea of Galilee May Open Diplomatic Floodgates”)
Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences (IFEES)
Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Green Initiative
Wisdom in Nature


Header photo: Islamic Farming workshop, Kenya, Jan 2014; Courtesy of ARC