EU decision will pull Monsanto weedkiller off market shelves

EU decision will pull Monsanto weedkiller off market shelves

TweetEmail TweetEmailControversial weedkillers sold by Monsanto, Syngenta and Dow face an uncertain future after a European Union (EU) …

مشروع للطاقة الشمسية لمزارعي الضفة الغربية: بأيدي عربية و يهودية

مشروع للطاقة الشمسية لمزارعي الضفة الغربية: بأيدي عربية و يهودية

TweetEmail TweetEmail تُواجه عدة مناطق تحت سيطرة السلطة الفلسطينية في الضفة الغربية …

رادار مُتخفي في حاوية نفايات في دبي يضبط 40,000 مخالفة سرعة

رادار مُتخفي في حاوية نفايات في دبي يضبط 40,000 مخالفة سرعة

TweetEmail TweetEmail من برج خليفة إلى الجزر الاصطناعية مرورا بصالات التزلج على …

Israel’s biggest green group plants a project in support of Syrian refugees

Israel’s biggest green group plants a project in support of Syrian refugees

TweetEmail TweetEmailKeren Kayemeth LeIsrael or in English, Jewish National Fund (KKL- JNF), is the Israel-based non-profit founded on …

Israel innovators build the next smart city: meet them in France

Israel innovators build the next smart city: meet them in France

TweetEmail TweetEmail In 2014, Israel was ranked first in the world in the field of innovation related to clean technology according to the …

Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

Gaza produce on the menu at swanky American event in Jerusalem

TweetEmail TweetEmail Gaza’s ever-increasing population growth, combined with severe fresh water shortages is resulting in constant …

Australia lays off leading climate change scientists

Australia lays off leading climate change scientists

TweetEmail TweetEmail Over here in the Middle East we look to the “enlightened West” to show us the ropes –- to set the …

Pesticides may increase nervous system diseases like ALS

Pesticides may increase nervous system diseases like ALS

TweetEmail TweetEmail I don’t care about spots on my apples, leave me the birds and the bees… this was the Joni Mitchell song …

Forests could suck up world’s greenhouse gases

Forests could suck up world’s greenhouse gases

TweetEmail TweetEmail The earth warming is not a recent invention. Scientists were already alarmed 20 years ago and more as they saw ozone …

Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

TweetEmail TweetEmail As an innovator of solar energy, Israel has been involved in a number of pilot projects in its Negev desert regions; …

Plants give biofeedback to optimize their own light levels in hydroponics

Plants give biofeedback to optimize their own light levels in hydroponics

TweetEmail TweetEmail Controlled environment agriculture is rapidly becoming an important part of the global food system. For example, …

جائزة كاتيرفا – أرفع تقدير لابتكار بيئي: تمنح لتنظيف المحيطات

جائزة كاتيرفا – أرفع تقدير لابتكار بيئي: تمنح لتنظيف المحيطات

TweetEmail TweetEmail الابتكار من أجل المال و المصلحة العامة معا – هذا ما ترنوا إليه …

Dubai trash can catches nearly 40,000 speed racers!

Dubai trash can catches nearly 40,000 speed racers!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Dubai is synonymous with man-made folly. Their Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, stands over half a …

Fiery May heatwave is setting Israel ablaze

Fiery May heatwave is setting Israel ablaze

TweetEmail TweetEmailIsrael is smoking hot when it comes to tech start-ups, fashion, and vegetarian cuisine, but yesterday it showed signs …

Israeli tech start-ups are transforming our world!

Israeli tech start-ups are transforming our world!

TweetEmail TweetEmailTel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) is hosting a yearlong exhibition on Israeli innovation that …

How to recycle or upcycle old mobile phones

How to recycle or upcycle old mobile phones

TweetEmail TweetEmail When a phone dies, or even when it doesn’t, as an environmentally conscious person you’ll want to address the …

Jordanian architect Hanna Salameh to eco-fix Jordan’s faulty towers

Jordanian architect Hanna Salameh to eco-fix Jordan’s faulty towers

TweetEmail TweetEmailFor five years a set of unfinished twin towers have stood watch over Amman, Jordan, construction halted – …

جفاف الشرق الأوسط هو الأسوء منذ 900 سنة: وكالة ناسا

جفاف الشرق الأوسط هو الأسوء منذ 900 سنة: وكالة ناسا

TweetEmail TweetEmail خلُصت دراسة أجرتها وكالة ناسا الأمريكية مؤخرا إلى أن الجفاف …

الهجرة الكبيرة من الشرق الأوسط و شمال أفريقيا – هروب من المناخ

الهجرة الكبيرة من الشرق الأوسط و شمال أفريقيا – هروب من المناخ

TweetEmail TweetEmail خلُص باحثون في مركز ماكس بلانك في ألمانيا و مركز قبرص للأبحاث …

Alberta Tar Sands wildfire and global warming

Alberta Tar Sands wildfire and global warming

TweetEmail TweetEmail Alberta Canada’s massive wildfire, which has now consumed an area larger than Hong Kong and threatens to reach …

How to prevent negative impacts of any paper-based system

How to prevent negative impacts of any paper-based system

TweetEmail TweetEmail It doesn’t really matter what kind of business you are in. Most businesses in the world still rely on paper. …

NASA calls Middle East drought “worst in 900 years”!

NASA calls Middle East drought “worst in 900 years”!

TweetEmail TweetEmail A recent study released by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) concludes that the current …

Plant a tiny landscape on your finger with a Secret Wood ring

Plant a tiny landscape on your finger with a Secret Wood ring

TweetEmail TweetEmailWe love to report on eco-jewelry, from charms made from beach sand or breast milk to necklaces made from recycled …

UAE to build a man-made mountain to increase rainfall

UAE to build a man-made mountain to increase rainfall

TweetEmail TweetEmailThe United Arab Emirates (UAE) upped the wackiness factor of its portfolio of national mega-projects, announcing plans …

The Ocean Cleanup wins Katerva –  the Nobel Prize of Sustainability

The Ocean Cleanup wins Katerva – the Nobel Prize of Sustainability

TweetEmail TweetEmail A new breed of companies are showing how innovation can be scaled for both business opportunities and global good. …

Climate exodus facing the Middle East

Climate exodus facing the Middle East

TweetEmail TweetEmail The conflict in Syria happening now was predicted six years ago by water and climate scientists. New research from …

مشروع للطاقة الشمسية بقيمة 3.5 مليار دولار في مصر

مشروع للطاقة الشمسية بقيمة 3.5 مليار دولار في مصر

TweetEmail TweetEmail أعلنت شركة تيرا سولار نيتها بناء مشروع للطاقة الشمسية في مصر …

Egypt to shine with a new $3.5 BIL solar plant!

Egypt to shine with a new $3.5 BIL solar plant!

TweetEmail TweetEmailA global consortium of engineering and renewables industry giants kicked off a project to build a suite of solar …

Landmark study:  other people’s drugs enter our bodies through veggies and fruits

Landmark study: other people’s drugs enter our bodies through veggies and fruits

TweetEmail TweetEmail Reclaimed or grey water is touted as a great means to save and reuse water where water resources are thin. A new …

“Heavily-armed” octopus escapes from aquarium!

“Heavily-armed” octopus escapes from aquarium!

TweetEmail TweetEmail An octopus at New Zealand’s National Aquarium decided he’s had enough of life in captivity and deftly devised …

البنك الدولي يتعهد ب16 مليار دولار لمكافحة تغيير المناخ

البنك الدولي يتعهد ب16 مليار دولار لمكافحة تغيير المناخ

TweetEmail TweetEmailتعهد البنك الدولي بتخصيص حصة قدرها %28 من موازنته المالية لعام 2016 …

العالم يكسر رقمه القياسي في الحرارة – مجددا

العالم يكسر رقمه القياسي في الحرارة – مجددا

TweetEmail TweetEmail كشف تقرير أعده مجلس المناخ الأسترالي أن معدل درجة حرارة …

Lions on the loose – the cost of humans on animal habitats

Lions on the loose – the cost of humans on animal habitats

TweetEmail TweetEmail Human-caused damage to the earth’s natural environment has resulted in a number of serious ecological problems, …

Take a time machine through culture to understand climate change

Take a time machine through culture to understand climate change

TweetEmail TweetEmail This past March Abu Dhabi city has witnessed its most intense rain storm in recent memory. Storms usually do not …

World Bank pledges $16B to climate change projects

World Bank pledges $16B to climate change projects

TweetEmail TweetEmail The World Bank, the biggest provider of public finance to developing countries, has earmarked 28% of its 2016 budget …

Scientists discover bacteria’s natural sunscreen

Scientists discover bacteria’s natural sunscreen

TweetEmail TweetEmail ‘Everything in moderation’ is good advice, especially when it comes to sunshine. Humans know this, …

Watch a Green Prophet become a lean, green, health machine…or die of internet embarrassment!

Watch a Green Prophet become a lean, green, health machine…or die of internet embarrassment!

TweetEmail TweetEmailThe weeks that girdled Christmas and New Year’s had me living like a fois gras goose, endlessly stuffed with food …

Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid dead at 65

Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid dead at 65

TweetEmail TweetEmailZaha Hadid, the first female architect (and first Muslim) to win the prestigious Pritzker Prize, died yesterday in a …

When it comes to water cooperation,  where is the Middle East?

When it comes to water cooperation, where is the Middle East?

TweetEmail TweetEmailUnited Nations-sponsored World Water Day was celebrated this week in a series of events around the world ranging from …

Shipping containers morph into urban food miracle machines

Shipping containers morph into urban food miracle machines

TweetEmail TweetEmail Leigh Ofer and her company Seed Street in Harlem gives new meaning to the term circular economy: We meet over the …

Saudi economy trashed by cheap oil

Saudi economy trashed by cheap oil

TweetEmail TweetEmail Despite the forecast of dire effects of global warming in the Middle East, oil producing countries like Saudi Arabia …

Shining a light on #EarthHour2016

Shining a light on #EarthHour2016

TweetEmail TweetEmailEarth Hour is upon us. It comes every year on Saturday 19 March, as the clock strikes 8:30 PM around the globe. …

Heavily polluted Israeli stream cuts beach in half

Heavily polluted Israeli stream cuts beach in half

TweetEmail TweetEmail The world’s increasingly polluted seas and oceans, as well as rising sea levels, are now becoming a sad reality …

Can organic fertilizers impact the global food crisis?

Can organic fertilizers impact the global food crisis?

TweetEmail TweetEmail Some 795 million people worldwide are food insecure: they do not have enough food to lead a healthy life, and with …

World’s 25 biggest innovators are not from Silicon Valley!

World’s 25 biggest innovators are not from Silicon Valley!

TweetEmail TweetEmail Silicon Valley’s has its hoodie-wearing tech entrepreneurs as the poster kids of innovation. You can find a …

Those smiling Irish eyes originated in the Middle East!

Those smiling Irish eyes originated in the Middle East!

TweetEmail TweetEmailJust in time for St. Paddy’s Day, scientists from Dublin and Belfast have evidence that stone age Irish settlers …

6 hotels from the movies you can totally stay at

6 hotels from the movies you can totally stay at

TweetEmail TweetEmail We’ve travelled to Casablanca to see where Bogart gave his favorite lines, to learn the movie wasn’t …

Stateless “Team Refugee Athletes” cleared to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics!

Stateless “Team Refugee Athletes” cleared to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics!

TweetEmail TweetEmail The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced yesterday the formation of a new, nation-less team of athletes …

It’s not the tide. It’s not the wind. It’s us.

It’s not the tide. It’s not the wind. It’s us.

TweetEmail TweetEmail When former US Vice President Al Gore warned about the consequences of global warming and climate change and was …

Heads up! A look at Iran’s fantastical ceilings (PHOTOS)

Heads up! A look at Iran’s fantastical ceilings (PHOTOS)

TweetEmail TweetEmail Instagram photographer “m1rasoulifard” has been creating a visual catalog of Iranian architecture, …

Teaching children about the environment

Teaching children about the environment

TweetEmail TweetEmail So, you care about the environment and ensuring that you play your part in preserving the beauty of nature but how do …

World’s largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco

World’s largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco

TweetEmail TweetEmailMorocco has activated the Noor I concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, the first part of a three-phase development in …