Islam & Earth

Islam & Earth

Voices and conversations on Earth connection; environmental issues; climate action & sustainable solutions through an Islamic worldview. New podcast every other Jumah (Friday).


October 28, 2023 32 mins

In this second Jumah of Rabi al- Akhar,  as more than 20 days of genocidal attacks in Gaza are passing, this podcast episode is a conversation with Abeer Butmeh, an environmental engineer who is in Palestine right now.

She shares what is happening right now in Gaza, what the immediate impacts are, what the projected long-term impacts will be on the land and the people of Gaza.  She shares some of the studies regarding prev...

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 In this special LIVE recorded episode of Islam & Earth,  three guests: Nazish Qureshi (Muslim Climate Watch); Kadjahtou Balde (Faithfully Sustainable); and Tasnim Mellouli (Climate Justice Activist) join for a very critical conversation on climate justice and Palestinian justice issues.

These three guests provide deep insights on how the Palestinian genocide is deeply entrenched in a colonial occupation and how this h...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the second Jumah of Rabi ul Awwal, 1445,  Sr. Tazeen Hasan, human rights advocate speaks about the environmental genocide that is happening in Kashmir.
Sr. Tazeen explains how armed conflict impacts human rights, cause environmental catastrophes and how both are related, causing damage in manifold.
She explains how the environment is a hidden victim of the occupation, and how environm...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the last Jumah of Safar, 1445,  Sr. Tenille Fatimah, a quilter, and natural dyer, takes us on a journey through her experiences of transitioning into living off the grid, and how it is connected to her own journey in Islam.
Sr. Tenille delves into how quilting, natural dying and living off the grid are so interrelated.  She speaks about her own journey into connecting artisanal practises...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the last Jumah of Muharram, 1445,  Sr. Elle OumGhazi, a nature enthusiast and birder passionately shares insights from her experiences as a birder
From sharing about her own journey to birding, to the ways that birding and time in nature support well-being, Sr. Elle provides a wealth of insight into how these beautiful and intricate creations of Allah(swt) invite us to reflect and appr...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the Ashura Jumah of Muharram, 1445,  Sr. Shehnaz Toorawa, a Certified Outdoor Educator shares insights on how engaging Muslim children and families in outdoor immersive experiences can enhance their connection to the Creator and instill a deep and authentic sense of khalifah within them

Sr. Shehnaz is the co-founder and co-director of Earth Steps, where they believe Nature provide...

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In this special episode of Islam & Earth in the last Jumah of Dhul Hijjah, 1444,  a 4-panelist discussion with Muslim youth from around the world explores what drives these youth to lead climate action work
This panel features:

Sr. Hania Imran, 19 year old climate activist, Founder of Youth Climate Activists Pakistan with a 100+ activists from all across Pakistan where we organize, mobilize and have conversations regarding t...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the second Jumah of Dhul Hijjah, 1444,  Br.  Hassan Mowlid Yasin speaks from his experiences on the ground in Somalia and East Africa, on the impacts of climate change and developing meaningful localized solutions and focussing on youth-centered climate activism.
Br. Hassan explains exactly how Somalia is being impacted directly when it comes to marine life, human life, biodiversity, sus...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the last Jumah of Dhul Qadah, 1444,  Sr. Huda Shaka speaks from over 15 years of experience in sustainable urban city planning for Arab cities. 
Sr. Huda speaks about innovative ways to address urban development.  She explains some of the major issues that arid Arab cities are facing in the midst of climate change and what it means to think about planning and developing livable, resilien...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in the last Jumah of Shawwal, 1444,  Sr. Abeer Butmeh speaks from over 15 years of experience in environmental work in Palestine.  Sr. Abeer explains how the illegal occupation of Palestine is not only impacting innocent citizens, but the land and the biodiversity of Palestine.
Sr. Abeer provides details about how resource manipulation impacts access and ability to produce agriculture.  She ...

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In this eye-opening episode of Islam & Earth in the third Jumah of Shawwal, 1444,  Dr. Nadia Ahmad shares insights from her work on the environmental legal framework and how her own journey in law initiated at the heels of 9/11 and the civil rights issues that would ensue.

She discusses sacrifice zones, whose residents are subject to severely hazardous impacts due to environmental injustices.  She speaks about corpora...

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In this thought-provoking episode of Islam & Earth in Jumah & Eid-ul-Fitr, 1444,  Sr. Nazish Qureshi, founder of Muslim Climate Watch highlights how compounded impacts of conflict, climate change, and climate apartheid are drastically impacting Muslim-majority nations and communities

Sr. Nazish explains how the impacts of colonization traces back to where climate injustices continue to exist today.  Her work thr...

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In this episode of Islam & Earth in Ramadan 1444,  Sr. Kori Majeed, who founded the Green Ramadan Platform reminisces on her experiences of growing up on her grandmother's farm and her connection to food from the land.  Sr. Kori shares how she conceived Green Ramadan and has developed this project over the last decade.  She also speaks about Prophetic examples that move her towards sustainable practises and how spiritualit...

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Ramadan Mubarak!
In this first episode of Islam & Earth in Ramadan 1444, grateful to have an in-depth conversation with the Executive Director of Green Muslims, Sr. Sevim Kalyoncu, who grew up in the deep south and shares about how her own most direct connection with Allah(swt) has been through nature. 
Sr. Sevim shares how Green Muslims was started in 2007 in Washington DC, in fact in the month of Ramadan and provides...

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March 13, 2023 31 secs

A podcast that explores topics and issues related to earth connections through an Islamic worldview.

Tune in every other Jumah for a new episode!

Islam & Earth is a podcast that explores topics and issues related to earth connections through an Islamic worldview.

Tune in every other Jumah (Friday) for a new episode!

This podcast is part of the Islam & Earth Project, more information can be found at:

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