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The Hindu Method to Save the Planet

Description: This paper discusses the Hindu religion and elements of ecology that relate to this religion. It describes some of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi and describes how these are important spiritually and ecologically.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Paper
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Swadhyaya's Dharmic Ecology

Description: Article discussing an essay by the author titled "Dharmic Ecology: Perspectives from the Swadhyaya Practitioners," discussing the Swadhyayis and their Vrksamandiras, or tree-temples, and dharmic ecology.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Ten Key Hindu Environmental Teachings

Description: This article discusses diverse theologies in Hinduism and describes ten important Hindu teachings on the environment.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Polls on the Environment and Global Warming

Description: This report is a meta-analysis of twenty years of public opinion polls about Americans views on environmental quality, environmental policy, and environmental science.
Date: April 2010
Creator: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Jainism, Dharma, and Environmental Ethics

Description: Article discussing the absence of a formal category of environmental ethics in Jainism and Jainism's historical relationship to environmental ethics.
Date: 2010
Creator: Jain, Pankaj
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Media Coverage of Modern Environmentalism

Description: Poster presentation for the 2012 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on media coverage of modern environmentalism.
Date: April 19, 2012
Creator: Kettavong, Lasamee; Taylor, James David & Verrill, Diane
Item Type: Poster
Partner: UNT Honors College

Youth-led Environmental Awareness: Initiatives Towards a Jain Faith Community Empowerment

Description: This project employs participatory action research methods in efforts to create a community specific environmental curriculum for the high school age youth at the only Jain faith community in the North Texas region. Aligned with the community’s goals, the youth led in deciding, creating, and carrying out initiatives that were aimed at increasing the level of awareness about environmental issues amongst community members. The research done by the youth aimed at looking at environmental issues through the lens of Jain doctrine. The final creation of a curriculum as a living document to be used by the youth in efforts to promote critical thinking skills and class discussion continues the participatory model. The curriculum encourages experiential and interpretative learning, which grants ownership of the topics to the youth themselves and ultimately empowering them to learn more and spread the importance of being environmentally friendly.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Otterbine, Joseph R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Arbor day, its purpose and observance.

Description: Discusses Arbor Day as a holiday that recognizes the importance of United States forests and discusses a citizen's duty to preserve them and foster new growth of trees.
Date: November 1936
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department