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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
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
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
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Negotiated Living: An Ethno-Historical Perspective of Punta Allen

Description: Situated within the jurisdiction of the Municipality of Tulum and within the Sian Ka'an Biosphere gives the village of Punta Allen a distinctive agency in determining their role in the on-going development of tourism in the region that is not given to other communities in the state. This unique circumstance facilitates a dialogue between the reserve, the municipality, and the business cooperatives of Punta Allen that produce a negotiated living. Through the negotiations with the reserve and Tulum, the lobster fishing and tourism cooperatives are given the opportunity to have a relatively significant role in determining the future of Punta Allen in regards to tourism.
Date: December 2016
Creator: McRae, David Thomas
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Fire ants pkg.]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P. M.
Date: February 4, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Methane gas pkg.]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5:00 P. M.
Date: January 7, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections