Jordan’s Abdali Souk revives in new setting

Jordan’s Abdali Souk revives in new setting

TweetEmail TweetEmail Second (and third!) – hand marketplaces offer some of the greenest shopping options available – …

Measuring acid in our oceans using the bodies of small marine animals

Measuring acid in our oceans using the bodies of small marine animals

TweetEmail TweetEmail The world is warming. Glaciers are melting. Added carbon dioxide gas is causing our seas to become acidic. This in …

Printing an electric car on the world’s largest 3D printer

Printing an electric car on the world’s largest 3D printer

TweetEmail TweetEmail While online hightech companies might seem to be on the money, investors are hungry for new advances in physical …

Beirut bank gets Lebanon’s largest rooftop garden by GreenStudios

Beirut bank gets Lebanon’s largest rooftop garden by GreenStudios

TweetEmail TweetEmail From San Francisco, to Amsterdam to Tel Aviv to Cairo, and now Beirut. Rooftop gardens are growing everywhere. Fueled …

Hanging Gardens of Babylon inspire water farming called hydroponics

Hanging Gardens of Babylon inspire water farming called hydroponics

TweetEmail TweetEmail Growing crops by hydroponic farming, or on water, has been practiced since the ancient Babylonians planted their …

Agrolan agtech company goes to the worms

Agrolan agtech company goes to the worms

TweetEmail TweetEmail Those of you who grew up in countries blessed with ample fresh water supplies may have fond memories of going fishing …

Palestinians and Israelis at peace with the sea

Palestinians and Israelis at peace with the sea

TweetEmail TweetEmail Another terror attack today in Jerusalem. Vengeful and permanent acts of aggression that leave no room for …

Urban light pollution shines bright in “Darkened Cities”

Urban light pollution shines bright in “Darkened Cities”

TweetEmail TweetEmail What would the world’s major cities look like if they were plunged into complete darkness?  We get a glimpse …

What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

TweetEmail TweetEmail WASHINGTON — Israel is the best-prepared country in the Middle East for climate change, followed closely by the …

Beirut’s Pascale Habis cooks up a new local Lebanese cookbook

Beirut’s Pascale Habis cooks up a new local Lebanese cookbook

TweetEmail TweetEmail In this day and age, with the superpower of Google, you can locate any recipe, and find infinite recipe ideas, …

Pirate3D’s 3-D printed photos help the blind see

Pirate3D’s 3-D printed photos help the blind see

TweetEmail TweetEmail Photographs are visual reminders of past events, at least for those of us who can see. Scan a stack and stimulate …

Glowing bike path gives Dutch cyclists a green starry night

Glowing bike path gives Dutch cyclists a green starry night

TweetEmail TweetEmail Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde has created an LED-lit  glowing bike path that. The solar-powered LED lights glow …

Israeli surfer’s make circle for Doc Paskowitz, the man who brought surfing to the Middle East

Israeli surfer’s make circle for Doc Paskowitz, the man who brought surfing to the Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmail The unconventional American Jewish physician and surfer Dorian Doc Paskowitz died earlier this month on November 10 …

Made in the shade with simple, cheap urban design for Tel Aviv

Made in the shade with simple, cheap urban design for Tel Aviv

TweetEmail TweetEmail Until you’ve cycled high noon in the Middle East summer you’ll have no idea how incredibly hard it is to …

الأردن من الأكثر بؤسا عربيا

الأردن من الأكثر بؤسا عربيا

TweetEmail TweetEmail في وسط مآسي منطقة الشرق الأوسط، جاء الأردن رابعا عربيا على مقياس …

Jordan fourth most miserable nation in the Middle East

Jordan fourth most miserable nation in the Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmail Open a newspaper in the Middle East and expect to be whacked with some bad news. Still, I wasn’t prepared to …

بلديات الأردن غارقة – بالنقد

بلديات الأردن غارقة – بالنقد

TweetEmail TweetEmail اكتظت مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي بصور لمخلفات فياضان عمان الأخير …

Halloumi cheese kebabs recipe

Halloumi cheese kebabs recipe

TweetEmail TweetEmail What’s vegewarian, anyway? Answer: it’s selecting sustainable dishes based on non-meat foods at least …

“Drop-a-brick” in your toilet to defer regional drought

“Drop-a-brick” in your toilet to defer regional drought

TweetEmail TweetEmail Drop-A-Brick is a clever PR campaign to cut water waste in severely parched California, a state with dwindling …

Jordan municipalities flooded with criticism following record rain

Jordan municipalities flooded with criticism following record rain

TweetEmail TweetEmail Social media websites are awash with pictures of flooded underpasses and traffic snarls caused by exceptionally heavy …

Sage, wormwood and lemons: November seasonal produce in the Middle East

Sage, wormwood and lemons: November seasonal produce in the Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmail The best aromatics appear in Middle Eastern markets after the first rains. Agricultural wisdom in the Middle East …

Jerusalem’s on fire, but these “enemies” put faith in ecology

Jerusalem’s on fire, but these “enemies” put faith in ecology

TweetEmail TweetEmail Jerusalem’s been boiling over with violent and deadly conflicts over the last half a year. But faith leaders …

Cyclone Nilofar is Oman’s new meteorological nemesis

Cyclone Nilofar is Oman’s new meteorological nemesis

TweetEmail TweetEmail Although the tropical cyclone Nilofar has been veering away from Oman’s coast downwind towards Pakistan and …

Halloween banning? The “mutt” mix of stone-age, medieval and modern traditions

Halloween banning? The “mutt” mix of stone-age, medieval and modern traditions

TweetEmail TweetEmail Once again there are calls for Halloween to be banned in Jordan and other parts of the Muslim and Christian world …

Halloween goes green with fantastic DIY costumes you can recycle (PHOTOS)

Halloween goes green with fantastic DIY costumes you can recycle (PHOTOS)

TweetEmail TweetEmail Halloween landed on a Friday this year, meaning your “I have to work tomorrow” excuse for not dressing up becomes …

6 things “green” businesses should know about barcodes

6 things “green” businesses should know about barcodes

TweetEmail TweetEmail All round the globe and most importantly the business world, the use of barcodes has been emphasized in areas other …

Secret gardens planted by Syrian refugees in Jordan

Secret gardens planted by Syrian refugees in Jordan

TweetEmail TweetEmail Mostly we hear stories of pain and tragedy from Syrian refugee camps. But the Za’atari Syrian refugee camp in …

Nanoflow’s Quant is a $1 million car that runs on salt

Nanoflow’s Quant is a $1 million car that runs on salt

TweetEmail TweetEmail Nanoflow technology’s Quant e-Sportlimousine is fast. Its 920 horsepower engine can accelerate this sleekly …

الإسراف الخليجي في ظل الجوع العالمي – إلى متى؟

الإسراف الخليجي في ظل الجوع العالمي – إلى متى؟

TweetEmail TweetEmail يلتهم سكان دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي ما يعادل 3,700 وحدة حرارية …

Sologic’s solar eTree that keeps on giving

Sologic’s solar eTree that keeps on giving

TweetEmail TweetEmail Many ecologists identify with it, but there is something sad about Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, about a …