An Islamic Ecological Perspective of Water Resources Management

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Aqsa Tasgheer

Abstract

Islam provides its adherents comprehensive instructions on all areas of life. In Muslim World, Islamic teachings on concerns such as family life and inheritance are widely practiced. Contrarywise this, Islam's environmental dynamics lack concentration and development. Islamic principles and practices give an extensive and effective solution to the world's existing ecological issues, which need to be addressed. A rich convention of natural resources management and environment protection exists in Islam highlighting the fact that Islam promotes the sustainable development of all-natural resources such as water, woods, and land, etc. across the globe. By applying the qualitative method, this research paper explores water resources conservation and management strategies based on Islamic principles. It demonstrates that the Quran and hadith contain relatively integrated water conservation and pollution mitigation measures. This study highlights the significance of water management and water conservation paradigms in the Islamic ecological perspective. Recommendations are given to help design extensive water management strategies based on revealed directions of Islam to solve the current global water crisis.

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How to Cite
Tasgheer, A. (2022). An Islamic Ecological Perspective of Water Resources Management. Al Qalam, 26(2), 284-298. https://doi.org/10.51506/al qalam.v26i2.1623

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