Underwater tennis and floating villas, #OnlyInDubai

Underwater tennis and floating villas, #OnlyInDubai

TweetEmail TweetEmailWant to sink some money into the latest Dubai folly? A Polish architect has served up a scheme for an underwater …

Visit Israel’s Agritech and meet flux – for feeding the world on drought

Visit Israel’s Agritech and meet flux – for feeding the world on drought

TweetEmail TweetEmail flux creates an operating system to power vertical, smart farms everywhere. Meet this startup at Israel’s …

The state of solar power in the Middle East

The state of solar power in the Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmail The unveiling of Dubai’s rooftop solar project during March 2015 is one of many steps the emirate is taking in …

Students make AMENDS for a better Middle East

Students make AMENDS for a better Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmailThe American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at California’s Stanford University (AMENDS) is a student-led …

Is Egypt in denial about Nile phosphate pollution?

Is Egypt in denial about Nile phosphate pollution?

TweetEmail TweetEmail A barge carrying 500 tons of phosphate capsized in Upper Egypt last week after a run-in with a bridge …

10 Inventions to Save Earth’s Water

10 Inventions to Save Earth’s Water

TweetEmail TweetEmail With drought looming in California, but in many regions of the world include Yemen, Green Prophet honors …

Palestinian rappers tackle MidEast sexism

Palestinian rappers tackle MidEast sexism

TweetEmail TweetEmail “I am the dishes, the ironing, I am everything, I am nothing. But remind me: Who are you?” So plays the …

Abu Dhabi shoppers planting and painting at the mall

Abu Dhabi shoppers planting and painting at the mall

TweetEmail TweetEmailIn the large atrium of Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi, parents, children, staff and tourists are just some of the shoppers …

Cultivate your own “pocket park” with a 3D planted garden

Cultivate your own “pocket park” with a 3D planted garden

TweetEmail TweetEmail Wearable Planter is an art and design studio based in Atlanta, Georgia where owner Colleen Jordan creates tiny vases …

Syrian refugees share their graphic stories (PHOTOS)

Syrian refugees share their graphic stories (PHOTOS)

TweetEmail TweetEmailThe population at Jordan’s Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees has dwindled. The United Nations Refugee Agency …

Meet the innocent looking doll who’s been around the block

Meet the innocent looking doll who’s been around the block

TweetEmail TweetEmailThere’s a new toy on the shelf that’s been whipping up online comments that accuse its maker of radically …

Camels are #1 killers in world’s most fatal place to drive

Camels are #1 killers in world’s most fatal place to drive

TweetEmail TweetEmail Saudi Arabia is a dangerous place to drive. It’s the world’s most dangerous, according to recent media …

Futuristic dome collectors collect dew for drinking water and crops

Futuristic dome collectors collect dew for drinking water and crops

TweetEmail TweetEmail Harvesting water from the air is not a new idea. Arid countries like Yemen are already using low tech watercones to …

Bio-Pyramid turns Egyptian pyramid into a desert-reversing skyscraper!

Bio-Pyramid turns Egyptian pyramid into a desert-reversing skyscraper!

TweetEmail TweetEmailSeven designers teamed up on a project to transform an ancient Egyptian pyramid into a green skyscraper that works to …

When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?

When will the Middle East wake up to green roofs?

TweetEmail TweetEmailVive la France!  The country recently passed legislation that requires rooftops on all new commercial buildings to be …

5 home eco gadgets brought by the Easter Bunny?

5 home eco gadgets brought by the Easter Bunny?

TweetEmail TweetEmail We live in sustainable times as citizens of the world continue to invest in eco-friendly products that will …

Capture your loved ones in custom glass planets?

Capture your loved ones in custom glass planets?

TweetEmail TweetEmail An artist in northern California (need we add, “where else but?”) is making tiny glass beads meant …

Indoor air pollution and the ugly corners it lurks

Indoor air pollution and the ugly corners it lurks

TweetEmail TweetEmailEarlier this month mothers everywhere reeled over hearing about the baby who died from his neighbor’s unlaw …

Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

Eco-friendly concrete now mandatory in Dubai

TweetEmail TweetEmailDubai has taken a giant step forward in greening up the city with its decision to move away from ordinary Portland …

Sustainable and safe fun at sea

Sustainable and safe fun at sea

TweetEmail TweetEmail With the weather heating up more people are going to be heading to the sea for a big cool down. Boating, jetskiing, …

Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

Yemen: More Than Its Current Events (PHOTOS)

TweetEmail TweetEmailSpectacular images of the Republic of Yemen have captured its vibrant and unique culture, pristine wilderness, and …

Archeologists unearth 5000-year-old micro-brewery in Tel Aviv!

Archeologists unearth 5000-year-old micro-brewery in Tel Aviv!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Hey Brooklyn and your micro-breweries – turns out you’ve got nothing on Tel Aviv! Evidence of an Egyptian …

5 minutes will sell you on a Middle East visit!

5 minutes will sell you on a Middle East visit!

TweetEmail TweetEmailTravel to the Middle East has never been a better deal than now – in terms of economics (deep-discounted hotels …

The Urban Death Project will turn your dead body into beetroot

The Urban Death Project will turn your dead body into beetroot

TweetEmail TweetEmailFinding greener ways to bury our dead is nothing new. In both Judaism and Islam, people are buried in the most simple …

Ikea rolls out 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters

Ikea rolls out 10,000 flat-pack refugee shelters

TweetEmail TweetEmailIKEA and UNHCR (the United Nations High Commission for Refugees) emerged from two years of research with a prototype …

Heat hackers breach computer systems by “breathing” data whispers

Heat hackers breach computer systems by “breathing” data whispers

TweetEmail TweetEmail How can the environment around computers be used to hack data? Computer scientists have now determined that …

Worth their weight in gold: biggest losers in Dubai win coins for weight lost

Worth their weight in gold: biggest losers in Dubai win coins for weight lost

TweetEmail TweetEmail The Middle East is seeing the worst rising weights of obesity in the world: but a new Biggest Loser contest in Dubai, …

An alternative to standing desks: is it on The Level?

An alternative to standing desks: is it on The Level?

TweetEmail TweetEmail Is sitting the new smoking? Nature designed human bodies to be in constant movement throughout the day, but when …

Pee Power is making energy from urine in Africa

Pee Power is making energy from urine in Africa

TweetEmail TweetEmail It’s already well known that manure or poop can be recycled for making products like paper as well as creating …

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car

Thermo-piezoelectric tires by Goodyear produces energy for your electric car

TweetEmail TweetEmail Like Israel’s Softwheel for wheelchairs and bikes, Goodyear is asking: Can new ways of engineering tires extend …