Does Islam Care for the Environment?

In times past when there were no environmental rights or laws, Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) declared 30 km area around Madinah and 30 km area around Medina as protected grove and prohibited the cutting down of trees within its borders. Why did the Prophet do that?

How does Islam view the sanctity of earth? What is Islam’s take in ecological issues?

To know the answer to these questions, watch this show of Inspired by Muhammad campaign in which Timothy J Winters focuses on the Islam’s care for the environment.

The Inspired by Muhammad campaign is designed to improve the public understanding of Islam and Muslims. It showcases Britons demonstrating how Muhammad inspires them to contribute to society, with a focus on women’s rights, social justice and the environment.