Environmental Care

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The inherent compassion involved in religious traditions is important when considering human interaction with the environment. Using religious concepts derived from texts and traditions as a baseline, religious actors and congregations have emphasized the idea of environmental care in response to changing environmental conditions, such as pollution, deforestation, and loss of natural resources. Main components of religious environmental preservation involve the protection of communities, sacred spaces, and individuals affected by climate change. The resources in this section outline the themes, programs, events, organizations, and publications relating to religious care and compassion for the environment.