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“Mekkah Metro” Marks A Green Hajj For Pilgrims

From Green Prophet | 1st Nov 2010 | By Arwa Aburawa A high speed train to Mecca in Saudi Arabia will cut down on carbon emissions during ...

From Green Prophet | 1st Nov 2010 | By Arwa Aburawa

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A high speed train to Mecca in Saudi Arabia will cut down on carbon emissions during hajj this year, but its reach is limited.
Every year, around three million Muslims from across the world prepare for the spiritual journey of a lifetime. Many will have been saving up for the trip for years and will be prepared to travel thousands of miles to reach their destination: Mecca in Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj.
As one of the five pillars of Islam, every Muslim who has the financial and physical ability is encouraged to make the pilgrimage to Mecca which is Islam’s most holy site. The question is can this spiritual pilgrimage, which leaves behind a trail of waste and carbon emissions, really be transformed into something more green?
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