IMPORTANT SAYINGS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT

" If judgment day were to break out, and at that moment you had a sapling in your hands.....

plant the sapling ! "

Reverred Muhammad, Peace be upon him, Last Messenger of God.

1. Treat the earth well: It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. - Native American proverb.

2. Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught, will we realise we cannot eat money. - Native Cree (American Tribe) Proverb.

3. Respect all things that are placed upon earth. - Old Native American Advice.

4. All life is sacred and all creation connected. What we do affects the whole world. So let us walk in balance with mother earth and all her peoples. - Chief Smiling Bear. Native American.

5. Let us walk softly on the earth with all living beings great and small, remembering as we go, that One God, Kind and Wise, created all. - Native American Blessing.

6. Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to our selves. All things are bound together. All things connect. - Chief Seattle, 1854. Native American Tribal Chief.

7. You simply cannot ignore what the scientific community is saying almost unanimously. Climate change is real; it is caused by human activity; its already causing devastating problems; and it will only get worse in years to come. There is a moral responsibility that we must accept to transfer our energy system. It cannot be ignored. - Senator Bernie Sanders, Unites States Senate, 2015.

8. Something to think about: The Earth is 4-6 billion years old. Lets scale that down to 46 years. We have been here for 4 hours. Our industrial revolution began 1 minute ago. In that time we have destroyed more than 50% of the world's forests ! This isn't sustainable.

9. Small acts when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.- Like planting trees.

10. Earth was created for all of us, not some of us. - Anthony Douglas Williams.

11. When man moves away from nature, his heart becomes hard. - Native American Lakota Sioux Proverb.