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Christians and Jews both believe in stewardship and how they should care for the planet.

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´╗┐Explain using examples how religious people could protect the environment Religious people can protect the environment in many different ways because of their extreme commitment and their teachings which taught them about the environment how important it is to protect it because Christian and Jews are stewards and they should protect GOD?s creations. ?You put us in charge of everything you made; giving us authority over anything ?Psalms 8 verse 6 shows the responsibility of the humans and how important it is. Some ways of protecting the environment are by running campaigns, setting up charities, celebrating what the planet gives us and working with the poorer people who cultivate the planet and make it better; in particular the Noah Project. ...read more.


They allow the community to express themselves by donating to a greater cause like the environment. Charities like Oxfam, Christian aid, COEJL are religion based charities and help the environment. Jews are supposed to donate 10% of their earnings to charity giving their support to make the world a cleaner and better place. Celebrating what the planet and environment gives us is also what religions could do to protect the environment. Festivals such as the Harvest Festival and Shavuot are a way to thank GOD and thank planet earth of they have given us and it shows us that we should at least protect it in return. Working with farmers and other cultivators of the environment is very useful and helpful in protecting the environment because they are who ...read more.


They also celebrate festivals such Shavuot to show how grateful they are to the environment and to make others feel this way too. The Noah Project is also proud of green belts and they celebrate them because they are a sign of how important nature is and how everyone should protect it. In conclusion Christians and Jews could do a lot of things to protect the environment. They can run campaigns for the environment to raise awareness and gain support. They can set up charities to have economic backing to protect the environment. Also celebrating what the planet gave us and working with the farmers to protect the environment together. Projects like the Noah project are very good and useful to protect the environment. GOD made the environment and we should respect and protect it. ...read more.

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