Scientists invent a new paint that will put air conditioners out of business. And bypass greenhouse gases.
Re-using and finding new homes for second hand bikes is one thing, but when it comes to old cars, it's another. America, Japan and Europe are shipping non-road worthy cars to Africa where they are creating an enormous amount of air pollution, greenhouse gases and dangers for those driving them.
Here are 10 comforting soups to get you through the winter. One or two may be a pleasant surprise.
Glow bacteria are engineered and activated to sniff out nitrogen oxide, a gas emitted from old landmines
A new deal in the wake of a blooming love story between Israel and the UAE has led to a landmark oil deal allowing UAE crude oil to be transported through the Indian Ocean and Red Sea by tanker, then shipped by pipeline through existing infrastructure in Israel.
Wastewater must be treated beyond conventional methods used today in Israel in order to eliminate Covid-19, report scientists from Ben-Gurion University (BGU) in Beersheba, Israel. The researchers have found that parts of the coronavirus or SARS-CoV-2 survives after sewage purification in treatments plants. They isolated RNA samples of the virus post-treatment and the finding worries […]
While some women may dream of going to a post-workout Starbucks in Lululemon hot pink workout pants - in Afghanistan women are fighting for the right to work out at all.
An ancient water management system engineered 3000 years ago is still keeping farms and oases green in the UAE and Oman.
Israel is known as a solar energy pioneer, but wind in some locations, is not lacking in the small Middle East nation. But after seeing the research and the environmental impacts of wind energy companies, offshore wind turbines, and on land turbines, the Israeli government has rejected a plan for a local company Energix which works with wind turbine energy suppliers such as Vestas and Siemens.
Greenpeace is promoting a new film about the trees, the ‘Cedars of Lebanon’. This is the second film that was produced to document and highlight the devastating impact of global climate change on precious and unique ecosystems in the Middle East.
You are having an adventure of a lifetime. But if you weren't at 5 Star Four Seasons Casablanca or Marrakech - what would you know about the local people in Morocco? A video produced by Greenpeace helps show some of what happens as a byproduct to climate change. The deserts are getting even drier.
A new fund is launched to create peace and hopefully cleantech investments between the Gulf and Israel.
Simran Sethi is a writer and activist who writes about protecting food we love like chocolate and wine. Scientists too are working to food we love safer through more sustainable agricultural practices.
It's a sign of the times: a vegan cheesemaking company in Israel is considering listing on the TASE - or Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Two meat or animal product substitute companies already list there and now Vgarden, which makes vegan cheese is looking to raise capital.
Kando sends sensors into a sewer find Covid-19 hotspots in your towns and cities. Should we bring one into the White House?
Israeli offshore gas fields are now under control of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, Chevron. It irks activists, but might spark a pan-European pipeline, one analyst suggests.
Dubai will host the World Expo 2020 in 2021. We show off first look of the Sustainability Pavilion.
Plastics are the bane of our existence. We all want to use less without changing much about the convenience or ordering Chinese take-away. from the same country that brought us Waze to help us get around cities, is W-Cycle, a company that tackles plastic one-time use products by turning them into sugar.
Bacteria can be added to fashion, as living eco-couture, those working with Eshel Ben-Jacob discovered. A team at an Israeli university find that bacteria might play a role in a vaccine against Covid-19.
A pair of eco-rabbis in Jerusalem have taken the Bible, also known as the Torah in Hebrew, and found hundreds of passages in it relating to ecology, animal rights, regenerative agriculture, the 3Rs and more, and have found a way to make old ideas relevant to us all in modern times.
How fast countries support businesses and award tenders for solar power plants and wind turbines depends not only on governments but the corporate funding mechanisms in place and the people who want to support green energy.
Your tuna is contributing to more than 80% of the plastic waste clogging up the Seychelles Islands. It would make David Attenborough cry.
Date pits from 2000 years ago have born viable fruit in Israel.
Lebanese designers from the much-loved embroidery collective Bokja in Beirut have offered to suture and repair home furnishings damaged in the Beirut explosion on August 4.
Hundreds of 2-gram bags containing marijuana dropped out of the sky over Rabin Square, for the comfort and delight of the population enduring pandemic times. It was the brainchild of a Telegram group calling themselves “Green Drone,” who champions making cannabis legal in Israel. Green Drone published a mysterious message on Telegram before releasing cannabis […]
The list of banks supporting damaging practices to the Amazon include Banco do Brasil, Rabobank, and JPMorgan Chase.
Experts talk about the opportunities in energy, water, and a great big amount of peace for the world through the UAE-Israel alliance, brokered by the US.
Plants: They seem more resilient than we are. And there are so many wild places in the world that they can take over. But a new study reveals that along with large mammals, amphibian and creatures of the sea, plants are going extinct faster than we thought possible. Time to start saving seeds. And not […]
We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal.
Make your own tahini popsicles flavored with chocolate and that Middle Eastern flair.
In Virginia Catholics put their values for renewable energy in their collection plate.
A treasure trove of ancient Islamic coins was discovered in an Israeli archaeological dig.
Building on what was before now, a new film narrated by Woody Harrelson offers a solution to the pickle we are in - or the pickle we think we are in. Regenerative agriculture.
Parkour, singing and dancing-- all ready for Haptic Path’s hemp-based, slow fashion for men and women
Not your dad's houseboat. A movable home that can plunge its support deep into the water against hurricanes, or be brought on land to live off-grid.
Working with local movers in small vans powered by biodiesel or electric can make your move green.
Feel you are reaching out to a forest of abyss? Work seems endless? Keeping track of others worse.
Now, more than ever, companies need to carefully consider their relationship with the environment. Modern consumers are judicious with where they shop and will go the extra mile for businesses that share their values. An eco-conscious approach to operations has several other benefits, including: Access to tax schemes and incentives Adaptability to evolving regulations Protection […]
Hybrid or full electric? Elon Musk sells a nice idea, but it might be more eco of you just to stick with your old car
Eco-friendly materials are one of the biggest and fastest-growing trends within interior design. If you choose to opt for a ‘greener’ choice when it comes to your home’s flooring, you’ll be helping to ensure the future of our planet as these types of materials is more sustainable compared with man-made textiles.
Cousin to the cannabis plant, hemp is also considered a healing herb - and one that is legal anywhere to grow. High amounts of CBD make it an interesting anti-anxiety medicine for many folks. And growing your own marijuana means an organic, chemical free medicine that won't break the bank.
Maybe you live in a modern city like Dubai where everything might seem possible. Even skiing, since the Emirati city of Dubai boasts Ski Dubai, an indoor ski resort with 22,500 square meters of indoor skiing area.
A Canadian bank has offered benefits for shopping local. With restrictions on restaurants beginning to ease across Canada, the CIBC bank is launching a new program to support business owners and help them bring back customers.
Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy on the internet. Here's how it can be done.
It’s 2020 and the world is slowly becoming more environmentally conscious. For most of us, it’s about creating better habits in our day-to-day lives with positive, sustainable changes.
Since the 60s Israel became known for its scientific look at cannabis. It was never illegally federally for cannabis to be studied so decades of progress have been in Israel thanks to those early pioneers, most notably chemist Raphael Mechoulam who I got to interview more than a decade ago, before the cowboys rushed in. […]
Every home should feel like an eco oasis, and it can be done by saving energy using devices like Nest. Security systems are just as important for keeping your eco-oasis safe and home sweet home.