How do your chips stack onto the carbon footprint of gambling?

How do your chips stack onto the carbon footprint of gambling?

TweetEmail TweetEmail Are we really having this conversation? Yup, because everything we do has an environmental cost and gambling is …

5 ways to stop animal trafficking

5 ways to stop animal trafficking

TweetEmail TweetEmail Wild animals shouldn’t live in palaces, connected to leashes and paraded around streets in the Gulf Region like …

Shocking new way to preserve dairy, without a fridge

Shocking new way to preserve dairy, without a fridge

TweetEmail TweetEmail Most people in the developing world need to produce their own food, and most of these people do it inefficiently, …

Floating farms may soon feed the world!

Floating farms may soon feed the world!

TweetEmail TweetEmailWorld population will balloon from 7 billion today to more than 9 billion in 2050, with associated food demand …

Hookah steam stones loaded with carcinogens

Hookah steam stones loaded with carcinogens

TweetEmail TweetEmail Hookah, shisha, or smoking the nargila is a staple of any Middle Eastern experience. But more and more research …

CoeLux skylights shed “sunlight” on windowless spaces

CoeLux skylights shed “sunlight” on windowless spaces

TweetEmail TweetEmail What if you could turn on the sun when and where you wanted?  Lighting pioneers at a company called CoeLux developed …

Best avocado and grapefruit salad makes the perfect match

Best avocado and grapefruit salad makes the perfect match

TweetEmail TweetEmail You might have been introduced to the seemingly odd combination of watermelon and feta cheese through my Green …

36 golden retrievers rescued from Istanbul streets

36 golden retrievers rescued from Istanbul streets

TweetEmail TweetEmailFeral dogs are commonplace in Istanbul, but a sharp-eyed American noticed a particular surge in the number of …

Alaskans to Emiratis: we’ll all pay for UAE snow

Alaskans to Emiratis: we’ll all pay for UAE snow

TweetEmail TweetEmailScandinavian saunas are so yesterday. UAE trendsetters can now literally chillax in indoor “snow rooms” …

The most dangerous spots in the Mediterranean for natural disasters

The most dangerous spots in the Mediterranean for natural disasters

TweetEmail TweetEmail Threats of potential extreme geohazards against humanity became partial reality this month, following the spectacular …

Canada and USA sign on to rehabilitate the Jordan River

Canada and USA sign on to rehabilitate the Jordan River

TweetEmail TweetEmailMayors from 114 North American cities entered into an agreement to rehabilitate an endangered river halfway across …

SolarEdge and Tesla team up to tackle distributed PV storage

SolarEdge and Tesla team up to tackle distributed PV storage

TweetEmail TweetEmailTwo leaders in renewable technologies are collaborating on a home battery solution that will enable individual solar …

The surprising economic history of salt

The surprising economic history of salt

TweetEmail TweetEmailOil prices have fallen considerably over the past two years. But this isn’t the first time the price of a core …

Always recycle, like the smart kids do.

Always recycle, like the smart kids do.

TweetEmail TweetEmailTake four minutes to get smart about what happens when you fail to recycle plastics. Emphasis intended on the word …

Sunshine turns an Iranian mosque into a kaleidoscope!

Sunshine turns an Iranian mosque into a kaleidoscope!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Spectacular images of a mosque in Iran have been flying around the internet of stunning Islamic architecture washed …

ICARDA scientists save 80% of a priceless trove of Syrian seeds

ICARDA scientists save 80% of a priceless trove of Syrian seeds

TweetEmail TweetEmail A team of Syrian scientists at the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA) braved the …

AgMania in the land of milk and honey

AgMania in the land of milk and honey

TweetEmail TweetEmail The flux team, one of the featured companies at the Innovation Pavillion at the annual Agritech Conference. Agrivest …

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 …