All religions respect the world around them and offer guidance on environmental issues. Sikhs believe they have responsibility towards creation and bear in mind the needs of future generations.
What is a common environmental pollutant?
How can major changes to animals' natural habitats cause problems for their survival?
The animals cannot adapt to the changes quickly enough
The animals have to find a new home
They might not be able to feed their young
What is deforestation?
The removal of forests and major woodlands
Planting more trees in tropical countries
Encouraging families to plant trees in their own gardens
Why is there a limited quantity of natural resources?
We cannot make any more of them
They are too expensive to import
They are formed by changes in the world over millions of years
What evidence do we have for global warming?
The polar ice caps are melting
There are fewer floods
We no longer have cold winters
Which protocol committed countries to reducing the amount of greenhouse gases they produce?
The Portuguese Protocol of 2000
The Kyoto Protocol of 1997
The French Protocol of 2003
State one environmental benefit of recycling.
There is a decrease in the amount of waste that is going into landfill sites
Our household refuse is more organised
There is less need for refuse collections
What do Sikhs believe is the relationship between humans and nature?
Humans are stewards of creation
Humans own creation as God has given it to them
Humans and the environment are too different for them to have a relationship
What activity have all Sikhs been challenged to take part in to help the environment?
Finding another source of fuel
Providing solutions to the problem of deforestation
What does the Guru Granth Sahib say is the purpose of human life?
To achieve a blissful state which is in harmony with all nature
To remove all suffering from life
To be vegetarian