A BYU education ... prepares students ... to improve the moral, social, and ecological environment in which they and their families live.
As beneficiaries of the divine Creation, what shall we do? We should care for the earth, be wise stewards over it, and preserve it for future generations. And we are to love and care for one another.
BYU Devotional: Six Spiritual Lessons from the Natural World
"We are commanded to care for the Lord’s creations and be wise stewards over them," said Loreen Allphin, associate dean of the BYU College of Life Sciences on April 4, 2023. "Because I have benefitted so greatly from the divine Creation, I truly want to be a good steward over it." Read more.
BYU Forum: Fighting climate change is loving God’s creations
“The bottom line is clear," said Katharine Hayhoe, chief scientist for the Nature Conservancy, in her BYU Forum address on November 29th, 2022. "Caring about God’s creation is a faithful acceptance of our responsibility, and it is a true expression of God’s love.” Read more.
BYU Forum: Exploring Nature’s Curiosity Cabinet
In his BYU Forum address on October 25th, 2022, ethnobotanist and former BYU dean Paul Alan Cox said, “By exploring nature’s 'curiosity cabinet,' we can not only increase our sense of wonder of the earth but also discover truths that can help solve some of the world’s most serious problems.” Read more.