Islam permits benefiting from the fruits of trees but forbids cutting them or breaking their branches without a genuine reason. On the contrary, Islam commands us to preserve trees and encourages any reproduction process or activities which help in growing more trees. God’s Messenger (pbuh) said,
“If the Hour [of the Last Day] took place while one of you is holding a palm-tree seedling [to plant in the dirt], then if he can plant it before standing up, he should do it.” [Musnad Ahmad, Hadith no. 12901]
Islam permits benefiting from the fruits of trees but forbids cutting them or breaking their branches without a genuine reason.
Islam considers planting of useful plants and beneficial trees as charity for which a Muslim is rewarded. God’s Messenger (pbuh) said:
“Never a Muslim plants something or cultivates it, of which birds, human beings or animals eat, but a reward is given to him for this charity.” [Muslim, Hadith no. 2195]
Reference : Dr. Abdul-Rahman Al-Sheha, Human Rights in Islam, Usool International Centre, Riyadh, ISBN: 978-603-90936-9-5
Main article : Human Rights in Islam
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