Future of the Environment

How Ramadan is going 'green' - and why sustainability is part of Islamic tradition

Muslims gathered outside a mosque for Ramadan.

Increasingly, mosques are banning plastics for Ramadan. Image: REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Noorzehra Zaidi
Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
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