Getting a good night’s sleep in winter

Getting a good night’s sleep in winter

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is something everyone should aspire to. After all, the benefits of it are myriad – from aging more slowly…

How to start the world’s sweetest, greenest blog!

How to start the world’s sweetest, greenest blog!

You are reading this, right? Blogging is the perfect way to establish your online presence. Speak to us if you want to write for Green…

A Wind Tree for the future

A Wind Tree for the future

Imagine a beautifully designed tree that you can place outside your house or look at in public spaces and that, when blown by the wind,…

Sustainable investing, not just a dream for 2017

Sustainable investing, not just a dream for 2017

Eco banking, or green investing. It seems to have reached the top of its hype around 2008, or around the time when Coldplay said it would…

Arctic ice melt is rocking world weather

Arctic ice melt is rocking world weather

Polar vortex, the term attributed to the recent frigid weather patterns that recently put much of North America, Europe and even the Middle…

New UAE Food Bank aims for full bellies and zero waste

New UAE Food Bank aims for full bellies and zero waste

Green Prophet recently posted about 2017 being the Chinese year of the monkey, but the Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has…

UAE bans private ownership of wild and exotic animals

UAE bans private ownership of wild and exotic animals

Starting January 28, it will be the year of the monkey as per the Chinese calendar, but in the United Arab Emirates it will be time for…

Moving to Qatar? For the eco-friendly expat

Moving to Qatar? For the eco-friendly expat

Qatar possesses a great deal of opportunity for expats. There are so many positions opening up catering to expats in that the country is…

Refugees plant roots in world’s first hydroponic community garden –– in Tel Aviv

Refugees plant roots in world’s first hydroponic community garden –– in Tel Aviv

No matter where you roam, by choice or for political reasons, food brings us all back home. It’s like a time machine that transports us…

Sundrop Farms grows tomatoes with seawater

Sundrop Farms grows tomatoes with seawater

Saltwater greenhouses can save the Middle East and humanity from drought and climate change. Three cheers to Sundrop Farms in Australia…

Baharat blend – make your own mouth-watering Arabian spice mix

Baharat blend – make your own mouth-watering Arabian spice mix

I live in the Middle East. Whenever my mom comes to visit she freaks out over the new flavors. Middle East cuisine has its own distinct…

How can you find your (green) spiritual path

How can you find your (green) spiritual path

In the past, your 1st identity used to be your affiliation to a tribe. Your personal identity or your name was only secondary. Your beliefs…

CNN: The Sixth Mass Global Extinction has arrived

CNN: The Sixth Mass Global Extinction has arrived

Whether it’s disappearing elephant herds in Botswana, dying coral reefs in Australia, or near silence of small tropical tree frogs in a…

8 alternative Christmas trees green up your holiday!

8 alternative Christmas trees green up your holiday!

Celebrate Christmas without a tree?  Absolutely! Skip the chopped-down conifer, pass on the plastic fakes, and leave the live sapling…

Reuse – a buzz word for the telecom industry for years

Reuse – a buzz word for the telecom industry for years

Reduce, reuse and recycle. This is a very well-known axiom in our day that summarizes the waste management hierarchy in three easy to…

Ready-washed bags of salad? Best used as compost!

Ready-washed bags of salad? Best used as compost!

Those convenient bags of prepared salads are breeding grounds for bacteria, so say scientists from Britain’s University of…

What will you eat on Mars?

What will you eat on Mars?

Israel agtech company flux aims to feed hungry astronauts with novel “plant language translation” technologyInternet entrepreneur and…

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

How to go green with eco-friendly clothing

If you thought the trend in clothing was showing your nips, you couldn’t be more wrong. So, what is the trend you ask? Well, first and…

6 ways to make your apartment greener

6 ways to make your apartment greener

Going green has gone decidedly mainstream now. Governments are encouraging green buildings with tax incentives while buyers are willing to…

Join the urban farming movement

Join the urban farming movement

Urban farming, whether found in large urban cities like Chicago, or in a Palestinian refugee camp near Bethlehem, is rapidly becoming a…

Car accidents and how to avoid crazy Middle East drivers

Car accidents and how to avoid crazy Middle East drivers

Car accidents are a number one cause of death in the Middle East. Forget conflicts, more people are dying from dangerous driving. Car…

Energy-generating roads to be built on four continents in 2017

Energy-generating roads to be built on four continents in 2017

In 2014, Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde created a bike path that glows at night thanks to absorbed solar energy. Now manufacturers are…

Gift a stranger a coat, and change the world

Gift a stranger a coat, and change the world

Many Green Prophet readers already turn to alternatives when gifting, choosing to give for a loved one to causes with resonant meaning, or…

Florida beermaker’s edible packaging is saving lives

Florida beermaker’s edible packaging is saving lives

A small Florida microbrewery has developed a biodegradable and edible six-pack ring, a new approach to sustainable packaging aimed at…

Awesome LEGO-like-hair bike helmet makes safety child’s play!

Awesome LEGO-like-hair bike helmet makes safety child’s play!

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that fewer than half of bicycle riders between the ages of 5 and 14 wear a…

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