Environment

5 Ways to Practice Earth Day All Year Long!

In honor of Earth Day, many organizations united this week to exemplify environment friendly activities.

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April 24, 2014

Keep Michigan Wolves Protected

As Executive Director of Michigan Muslim Community Council I am proud and privileged to endorse and serve on the Steering Committee for Keep Michigan Wolves Protected – to protect Michigan’s wolf population

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April 3, 2014

Millions Die Every Year From Air Pollution

The World Health Organization reports air pollution is now the world’s largest single environmental health risk.

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March 27, 2014

South-South Cooperation Takes Off in Arab World

As the concept of South-South cooperation (SSC) continues to strengthen worldwide, some of the richest countries in the Arab world have been reaching out to the poor and the needy in the developing world.

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February 27, 2014

Looking To Escape the Bone Chilling Freeze? Head To Alaska

All the while, in Alaska, on several dates in the month of January, temperatures have been warmer in Alaska than they have been in Texas, Louisiana and much of the Atlantic coast, even Florida

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January 30, 2014

Fracking Requires Oversight

Where drilling goes, contamination, burning nostrils, and health problems follow.

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December 20, 2012

Fruit Diplomacy

Mangoes are considered the ‘king of fruits’ and are mostly grown in Southeast Asia and Mexico.

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May 17, 2012

Let the Dandelions Live!

“Hast thou not seen that Allah sent water down from the sky and led it through sources into the ground? Then He caused sown fields of different colors to grow.” (Quran 39:21)

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January 12, 2012

Worrisome Weather

The arid desert regions of the Middle East make natural disasters, such as tornadoes and large-scale flooding, improbable. However, the heat of the desert sun is a formidable foe in the region as the scalding hot summer temperatures have only continued to ascend over the past few years.

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May 12, 2011

The Gulf of Mexico is Dying

A Special Report on the BP Gulf Oil Spill

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January 13, 2011

No, There is No New $1 Trillion Motherlode in Afghanistan

Despite what you may read this morning, the U.S. military did not just “discover” a trillion dollars’ worth of precious minerals in Afghanistan.

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June 17, 2010

Monsanto Hormones (RgBH) in Milk Cause Cancer / Fox Squelches Story

Monsanto hormones RgBH ** cause cancer ** Fox kills story, fires reporters who uncovered the truth.

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September 29, 2009

Muslims and Climate Change

Muslims are 1/3 of the world. How can they contribute to saving the earth?

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September 3, 2009

The Barren Earth

The desert shrubs and greenery are, literally, being blown to dust after the worst drought in 50 years has taken hold in Jordan.

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April 23, 2009

Larry Summers: Dump Waste in Poor Countries

Human beings in LDCs are worth less than human beings in developed countries, according to a leaked, December 12, 1991 internal memo by Mr. Lawrence Summers.

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April 23, 2009

Muslims Embrace Environment

Imam Johari believes that the environment is a top issue for Muslims today, in part because of the problems associated with oil that affect so much of the Muslim world. “If we weren’t addicted to oil, we wouldn’t [have crises in] Sudan, Somalia, Iraq, [and] the Arab- Israeli conflict wouldn’t be what it is today,” he says.

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January 15, 2009

New Report Highlights Ties Between Global Warming and US Security

A new National Intelligence Assessment says that food shortages and migration caused by a warming climate could threaten US national security by aggravating ethnic strife around the globe, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

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July 3, 2008

Optimizing Mosque Design

While a number of new masjids and community centers have been built and are being built to support our growing community, not much has been done to optimize the design and to make use of the energy efficient ways to offset recurring utility bills.

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May 15, 2008

Romney Tied to Global Warming Deniers

Aides and staffers of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are listed among the principals of a new Astroturf group set up last fall to deny the science of global warming.

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January 17, 2008