Seeing the environment through islamic eyes: Application ofShariah to natural resources planning and management

  title={Seeing the environment through islamic eyes: Application ofShariah to natural resources planning and management},
  author={Safei El-Deen Hamed},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  • S. Hamed
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
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