Themes and Theology of Nature and the Environment in Jewish Culture. Jewish Nature and the Environment.
A Talmudic legal parable illustrates that, although they may have improved the natural world, humans do not own it. We may transcend nature, but we are also part of it.
A talmudic metaphor teaches that human beings are responsible for ensuring that the world achieves global environmental sustainability.
The Torah teaches us to value human life -- as part of a sustainable world.