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Ramadan: how a new generation of British Muslims are becoming more green

Muslims worldwide are about to enter the second half of Ramadan, a month widely known to the public as one for fasting.

  • William Barylo
  • The Conversation

However, growing concerns around the environmental crisis and social struggles across the globe have lead Muslims to consider its deeper meaning.

For an increasing number of Muslims, Ramadan is interpreted as a time when they distance themselves from material needs, reconnect with nature and spirituality, acknowledge the suffering on the planet and challenge destructive behaviours.

It is a time for resistance to consumerism and…

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