The way our environment works is fairly related with science and religion. Fachruddin Mangunjaya as a leading eco-activist in the Muslim world initiates to bring religion to bear in the pursuit of conservations goals since the 90s. He was part of the drafting team for Islamic Declaration for Global Climate Change, in Istanbul (2015). He also published multiple books and chaired several environment organizations.
He has helped train more than 1000 clerics in delivering sermons that connect science and religion with environmental content, and has a role as Vice Director for Conservation of Environment and Natural Resources Division in Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI). In the talk, Fachruddin elaborates about the connection between science, religion and the change happening in our current environment. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx Environmentalist, author and senior Lecturer at School of Graduate Program Universitas Nasional, Chairman Centre for Islamic Studies Universitas Nasional; Vice Director Conservation of Environment and Natural Resources Division, Indonesian Council of Ulama (MUI) 2015-2020, Fellow The Climate Leader Presenter.
Visiting Fellow, Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) 2018-2019. PhD in Environmental Management and Natural Resouces (PSL), Bogor Agricultural University. Drafting team for Islamic Declaration for Global Climate Change, Istanbul (2015). Advisory member of SiagaBumi (Environment and Interfaith in Indonesia), Advisory Group of Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology, University of Yale. Member of United Planet Faith and Science Initiative (UPFSI). Member of IUCN-WCPA Specialist Group in Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas, Advisory and Founder of Borneo Lestari Foundation, Central Kalimantan.
Advisory Flight Foundation, Guarantee Kehati Foundation, Advisory Council Interfaith Rainforest Initiative (IRI)-Indonesia. He is the author of more than 200 books and articles on the environment, climate change, sustainable development, Islam and environment, biodiversity, and environmental management including Konservasi Alam Dalam Islam (Nature Conservation in Islam) in 2005 and Hidup Harmonis Dengan Alam (Living Harmoniously with Nature), in 2006. (www.drfachruddin.com) This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx