MUHAMMAD’S TEACHINGS TO PRESERVE THE ENVIRONMENT
He linked the preservation of the environment to the belief in one God, Who created all beings. Therefore, a believer in God cannot cause mischief to the environment because it is part of God’s Kingdom. Harming the environment and wasting or polluting its resources (water, plants, animals, soil, air, marine ecosystem, etc.) is not acceptable from an Islamic point of view.
“Any Muslim who plants a seed that grows to a level, people or animals or birds can benefit or eat from it, then this act is considered as a Sadaqa” (a charity that is rewarded by God). Prophet Muhammad
NATURAL RESOURCES ARE IN PERFECT EQUILIBRIUM
Muhammad taught his followers that all natural resources were created by God and were set by Him in perfect equilibrium.
“Verily all things We created are in proportion and measure.” “... and everything with Him is in due proportion (measured).” “...the work (creation & artistry of Allah) Who perfected all things (disposed all things in perfect order). The Quran, 54:49; 13:8; 27:88