Ahead of this week’s UN climate change conference (COP28), there’s a growing urgency for more awareness — and more action. An often overlooked source of inspiration for sustainable living is found in the teachings of Islam, where a profound connection between faith and environmental stewardship has been emphasised for centuries.
When you’re next at the grocery store, reaching for that package of milk, why not consider an alternate option that’s more eco-friendly? To help keep your consumption as sustainable as possible, we’ve done some digging to unearth the most sustainable milk alternatives, and reviewed their taste and suitability for your tea and coffee needs!
Salima Visram grew up in Kenya — a land of striking beauty and vibrant colours. She always had selfless aspirations: her initial career goal was to work for the UN. But while at university in Canada, she learned about different ways to make a positive impact on the world, and her journey took an unexpected detour.
Parents are encouraged to teach anxious children that not all thoughts are real, since the human body sometimes responds to imaginary threats. However, climate change is not imaginary, it is real — and for some children, it is terrifying.
Vegan diets are surging in popularity, but are sometimes viewed with a degree of scepticism. A barrage of questions like “won’t you miss meat?” and “how will you get enough protein?” are often posed at those who become vegan. I once asked those same questions, but now I have some answers. Here’s my story.
Climate change is the most important topic affecting the future of our children. As responsible parents, it's important for us to talk to them about the issue. This article can help you explain climate change in a way that’s easy for children to understand.
As summer begins in the northern hemisphere, many regions are bracing for another season of record-breaking heat waves. While some of us may enjoy the sunny weather, others may suffer from exhaustion, dehydration, or heat stroke. How can we all stay safe and comfortable during these scorching days?
The summer of 2023 in India is turning out to be the one of the hottest, with temperatures soaring over 45 degrees Celsius. The threat of such heat waves and the broader risks of climate change are making green buildings a growing area of interest for the real estate sector.
In celebration of World Oceans Day on 8 June, join us on The Ismaili TV for an exclusive interview with Prince Hussain, as he walks through his marine wildlife photography exhibition at the Ismaili Centre Toronto. Prince Hussain shares his profound love for the oceans, emphasising the urgent need for conservation and protection, and shares exclusive insights into the making of the exhibition. Watch the interview now on The Ismaili TV.
Plastic waste has had a devastating impact on our environment. Today, on World Environment Day, watch this short, impactful video that sheds light on the dire effects of plastic pollution and inspires action towards a sustainable future by reducing our use of plastic and creating a cleaner, greener world.
In a world grappling with the impacts of ecological crisis, a ray of hope shines through the tireless efforts of individuals dedicated to preserving our planet. Among them is Rozina Kanchwala, whose passionate advocacy is rapidly capturing attention.
Across the world today, the carbon footprint from transportation is enormous. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, in 2020, the sector was responsible for 27 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from gasoline and diesel fuel. That's a significant share, but what can we do about it?