Bats also like the food diversity of cities

Bats also like the food diversity of cities

A new Tel Aviv University on bats study found that, like humans, bats living in Tel Aviv enjoy the wide variety and abundance of food that…

Dog poop DNA needed for pet license in this city

Dog poop DNA needed for pet license in this city

It was talked about in 2008 and we reported on it ––  that dog inspectors in Tel Aviv were going to track you down by your dog’s…

How to make your deck sustainable

How to make your deck sustainable

We know that the wood industry is causing deforestation, harm to animals and people and climate change. A new UN project to track illegal…

Is wood from your new deck killing monkeys and the fish?

Is wood from your new deck killing monkeys and the fish?

Up to 30% of the wood sold in markets globally is harvested illegally, according to international agreements. This deforestation causes…

Device restores the sense of touch

Device restores the sense of touch

A new device developed in Tel Aviv inspires hope among people who have lost their sense of touch in the nerves of a limb following…

EarthX and a blueprint for sustainable investing, 2022

EarthX and a blueprint for sustainable investing, 2022

Trammell S. Crow, a Dallas-based businessman and father of four, is focusing his efforts on impact investing, and media that focuses on…

Butterfly Pea Flower Latte recipe

Butterfly Pea Flower Latte recipe

This Butterfly Pea Flower Latte is a delicious alternative to coffee in the morning and can be enjoyed later on in the day to help unwind.…

This milk alternative cares about the bees, smallhold farms, and recycling from cap to carton

This milk alternative cares about the bees, smallhold farms, and recycling from cap to carton

So how do you find a brand to carry in your cafe or to drink in your coffee? I like the new environmentally fit label Better Than Milk for…

Boiling lobsters alive to be banned by the Lords?

Boiling lobsters alive to be banned by the Lords?

More like a spiritual council than lawmakers themselves, British Lords are putting pressure on their parliament to make it illegal to boil…

Medical cannabis and children? University opens new unit

Medical cannabis and children? University opens new unit

A team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) has completed a first-ever meta-analysis of pediatric patients treated…

Chinless, missing “source” between humans and Neandrethals found in Israel

Chinless, missing “source” between humans and Neandrethals found in Israel

The Nesher Ramla Homo type was an ancestor of both the Neanderthals in Europe and the archaic Homo populations of Asia

International cannabis conference comes to Israel

International cannabis conference comes to Israel

Along with plenaries and presentations on a broad range of cannabinoid-related topics, including autoimmune disease, epilepsy, pain…

Egypt is protecting its people and its economy from the devastating impacts of sea-level rise

Egypt is protecting its people and its economy from the devastating impacts of sea-level rise

Children run after each other with kites flying along Egypt’s Nile Delta. Families and friends enjoy the scenery as they enjoy an…

Peacemakers save the Red Sea with science

Peacemakers save the Red Sea with science

The Red Sea is in danger of environmental degradation. Saudi Arabia is building its so called eco city Neom on the Red Sea, tourism in…

More than half of Dollar Store products contain toxins that can hurt you

More than half of Dollar Store products contain toxins that can hurt you

new report finds that 54% of all the products tested at Dollar Stores contain hazardous chemicals linked to cancer, learning disabilities…

Being happy helps you live longer

Being happy helps you live longer

Happiness might lead to better health but does it help you live longer? That’s a question that researchers at Hebrew University of…

The Emirates and Israel together in water research

The Emirates and Israel together in water research

A first-of-its-kind agreement was signed in Abu Dhabi on June 1 to launch a joint Israeli-Emirati Water Research Institute. The institute…

Mudhif, an Iraqi guesthouse, from reed grass connects American veterans to their trauma

Mudhif, an Iraqi guesthouse, from reed grass connects American veterans to their trauma

Mudhifs have traditionally been used for town meetings and ceremonies. At the Roxborough site, it will serve as a gathering place to share…

Avocados, pistachios. A natural Prozac?

Avocados, pistachios. A natural Prozac?

A natural food supplement found in avocados, pistachios, walnuts and canola oil can reduce anxiety, finds a new study.

Cultivated Meat Likely to Make Up 40% of Future Meat Intake, say Americans polled

Cultivated Meat Likely to Make Up 40% of Future Meat Intake, say Americans polled

Consumers envision cultivated meat to be a significant part of the meat market; Study reveals compelling support among young Britons and…

Covid’s triple threat

Covid’s triple threat

Severe symptoms of COVID-19, leading often to death, are thought to result from the patient’s own acute immune response rather than from…

Smart reason to like mosquitos

Smart reason to like mosquitos

Can a protein found in a mosquito lead to a better understanding of the workings of our own brains? Prof. Ofer Yizhar and his team in the…

Real life genie lamp found in Jerusalem

Real life genie lamp found in Jerusalem

Disney makes genies sound like fun and games but genies, or jinns, in the Middle East are serious business. Especially if one has moved…

This sweet pea is smart when choosing bacterial partner

This sweet pea is smart when choosing bacterial partner

Researchers have shown that pea plants are not only capable helping up with solar energy and making a good alternative meat burger like…

Fireflies use music as armor against bats

Fireflies use music as armor against bats

A new Tel Aviv University study reveals a possible defense mechanism developed by fireflies for protection against bats that might prey…

Man arrested in Dubai for cannabis possession – in his blood!

Man arrested in Dubai for cannabis possession – in his blood!

Cannabis use is widespread and acceptable in Canada where it is legal, and in the United States where it is legal to use in at least half…

Our kids have junk inside their bones

Our kids have junk inside their bones

Kids and the food they eat. Parents know that junk food affects their teeth, their BMI and their mood –– and now scientists see…

Boxed Water, the natural step to weaning ourselves from plastic bottles

Boxed Water, the natural step to weaning ourselves from plastic bottles

With Covid times and one-time use more in demand, Americans consume 70 billion plastic water bottles each year on planes, at offices, at…

Oxford scientists find worrying link between COVID-19 and mental health

Oxford scientists find worrying link between COVID-19 and mental health

Sometimes you want evidence to show your friends and loved ones to help them make the decisions about getting vaccinated. A new study from…

Svenn wooden watches are the sign of our times

Svenn wooden watches are the sign of our times

Svenn wooden watches are the sign of our times

Three bacterial strains discovered on space station may help grow plants on Mars

Three bacterial strains discovered on space station may help grow plants on Mars

Artificial Intelligence is used by Karin Kloosterman in this biodome to grow bio-organic food with zero waste. Hydroponics and growing food…

How is chronic constipation linked to Parkinson’s

How is chronic constipation linked to Parkinson’s

Had Back to the Future star Michael J. Fox been able to go back to the future he might have discovered that constipation is an early sign…

When the levee breaks: Ocean hero killed in electric scooter accident

When the levee breaks: Ocean hero killed in electric scooter accident

Eco-entrepreneur Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, 45 and a mother of 3 girls, was killed on the streets of Tel Aviv while riding an electric scooter…

The SEC launches ESG task force for catching climate misconduct in the financial world

The SEC launches ESG task force for catching climate misconduct in the financial world

Have you invested in a company that consistently pollutes? The SEC is looking for you. New whistleblower unit seeks to penalise polluters…

Jaffa gets energy collecting devices installed at sea

Jaffa gets energy collecting devices installed at sea

Jaffa gets a renewable energy collection device installed at sea.

How bankers can invest in the ocean, new UN guide

How bankers can invest in the ocean, new UN guide

If you want to make sound investment decisions for your clients, consider the sea.

Mediterranean oil spill cleaned by EU ambassadors

Mediterranean oil spill cleaned by EU ambassadors

EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret was joined Friday morning by more than two dozen envoys from EU member states, including 10…

Iran accused of eco-terrorism as oil coats the Mediterranean Sea shore

Iran accused of eco-terrorism as oil coats the Mediterranean Sea shore

Two weeks ago one of the largest oil spills in the Mediterranean Sea washed up globs of carcinogenic bitumen tar known as dilbit onto the…

Digging into chickpea family for less pesticides in the United States

Digging into chickpea family for less pesticides in the United States

The chickpea has played a significant role in the vegetarian diet for thousands of years. It is high in protein and rich in important…

Organic date syrup via Israel and Dubai show fruits of peace

Organic date syrup via Israel and Dubai show fruits of peace

Date honey is lower on the glycemic index than bee honey,” he said. “For people watching their sugar, dates are a healthy source of…

Dubai’s dead plastic camels

Dubai’s dead plastic camels

A new scientific study showing that desert camels are dying from mistaking plastic bags for food has lead pioneering plastic pollution…

Oil tanker dumps black plague on Israeli beaches, and denies link

Oil tanker dumps black plague on Israeli beaches, and denies link

Give Israelis an emergency and you will see what kind of stuff they are made of. The recent crisis is a large oil spill which is currently…

How your home garden helps the bees

How your home garden helps the bees

Home gardens are by far the biggest source of food for pollinating insects, including bees and wasps, in cities and towns, according to…

Most of us are urbanites, new UN study

Most of us are urbanites, new UN study

A town in the Faroe Islands. Rural, but pushing on urban, finds new UN study. Most of the world isn't as remote and disconnected as you'd…

Ancient coffins found with the elephants at the zoo

Ancient coffins found with the elephants at the zoo

While building a wildlife hospital at a zoo in Israel, developers came across an interesting find: two ancient stone coffins called…

The Pope supports pulses

The Pope supports pulses

Pulses can change the world for good. They are a good source of protein and are the most sustainable form of protein humans can produce. To…

Lebanese eco-activists tell Iraq to keep their stinky oil

Lebanese eco-activists tell Iraq to keep their stinky oil

Greenpeace has released a global report that the estimated average number of premature deaths in Lebanon as a result of fossil fuel induced…

See-through worm repairs brains

See-through worm repairs brains

A team of Hebrew University researchers have successfully used genetic engineering as a first step to what one day may allow scientists to…

Slaughter free ribeye steak meat grown in a lab

Slaughter free ribeye steak meat grown in a lab

Aleph Farms and its research partner at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, have successfully cultivated the world’s first…

Smarties at Oxford says cycling impacts the planet

Smarties at Oxford says cycling impacts the planet

Cycling, e-biking or walking can help tackle the climate crisis – even if you swap the car for active transport just one day a week -…

We started eating olives 500  years after discovering olive oil

We started eating olives 500 years after discovering olive oil

Olives are a key component of the human diet, culinary culture, and economy of the Mediterranean region. Archeological findings and written…

Women and men in sync hormonally in January and August

Women and men in sync hormonally in January and August

Our minds may be affected by winter’s long nights or spring flowers, but what about our bodies? A new study at the Weizmann Institute of…

Bethlehem’s Patron Saint of Puppies

Bethlehem’s Patron Saint of Puppies

If you’ve traveled to India, Mexico, Amman, Jordan –– you see that dogs don’t have it so good. They are kicked, wounded, abused,…

King David’s Purple Cloth Unearthed

King David’s Purple Cloth Unearthed

“The color immediately attracted our attention, but we found it hard to believe," one of the archeologists said. 

Winter floods out Syria’s displaced

Winter floods out Syria’s displaced

Taking cues from the tiny home movement, we are sure colleges and design schools around the world, along with architects, can start…

Can bee-free honey satisfy vegans and save the bees?

Can bee-free honey satisfy vegans and save the bees?

Engineering a bee’s stomach for vegan honey? This is the latest in the foodtech trend from Israel. The idea that technology can solve any…

Make your own Bernie Sanders’ Recycled Mittens

Make your own Bernie Sanders’ Recycled Mittens

The sign appeared to me in Bernie Sanders' clunky upcycled mittens. 

Like tree rings, desalination heavy metals now mapped from seashells

Like tree rings, desalination heavy metals now mapped from seashells

Princeton grad Prof. Sigal Abramovich has a mission. She wants to convince global regulators to include regular monitoring of the…

The Emirates plan to live on Mars

The Emirates plan to live on Mars

The UAE are looking far into the future and making to colonize Mars.

Arab men get a fashion week in Dubai

Arab men get a fashion week in Dubai

The Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council has pioneered the first men’s fashion week in the Middle East. But will it be eco?  Presented by…

Who was Maria, who lived an immaculate life 1400 years ago?

Who was Maria, who lived an immaculate life 1400 years ago?

Ancient Greek burial stone discovered while clearing paths for nature park in Israel's Negev Desert

Superadobe Homes Built Of Sandbags  Rise Around The Planet

Superadobe Homes Built Of Sandbags Rise Around The Planet

The SuperAdobe technique for sustainable building with the most basic materials is in use around the world.

Israeli air purifier could bring Japan’s karaoke back to life

Israeli air purifier could bring Japan’s karaoke back to life

Aura Air signs $30 million deal to supply Japanese market with air purifying system, which has proven to be 99.99% effective in killing…

Saudi women take to the skies

Saudi women take to the skies

Barely able to drive, Saudi women might be ruling a cabin near you. If we ever get to fly again.

Feijoa muffins with jelly recipes

Feijoa muffins with jelly recipes

Some spoon the flesh out to eat, some peel the fruit. It's also known as the pineapple guava.

Don’t forget us in the mountains

Don’t forget us in the mountains

A joint study found that mountain ecosystems are becoming increasingly fragile, under pressure from changes to land use and climate,…

Human’s built mass equals planet’s biomass

Human’s built mass equals planet’s biomass

We have created a concrete jungle, heavier than all the world's real, living jungles.

1 in 7 cosmetics products contain asbestos?

1 in 7 cosmetics products contain asbestos?

If you or a girlfriend is using cosmetics there is a significant chance they are being exposed to a deadly carcinogen –– asbestos.…

Seasteading: utopian floating cities or safe haven for western pirates?

Seasteading: utopian floating cities or safe haven for western pirates?

The Seastead Institute and its branch projects aim to build a new society free of government ties, on the water.

DIY Solar – Can I Install Solar Panels Myself?

DIY Solar – Can I Install Solar Panels Myself?

Solar panels sound like an amazing idea for a home or cottage. And it can increase the resale value. But Can I install the solar panels…

Ontario Green Savings on What to Know When Updating Appliances

Ontario Green Savings on What to Know When Updating Appliances

Is your kitchen running on energy hogs? Save money by going green. A Comprehensive Rundown of Some Things to Keep in Mind When Replacing…

Ancient grotto projects Ivo Bisignano’s human forms

Ancient grotto projects Ivo Bisignano’s human forms

The ancient caves at Beit Guvrin in southern Israel opened for the first time in 25 years with an art exhibit by sculpture Ivo Bisignano.

Shahar Livne’s minable materials from plastics and leather from waste meat

Shahar Livne’s minable materials from plastics and leather from waste meat

Israeli designer Shahar Livne creates old plastic and industrial slaughterhouse waste into sustainable materials to be exploited.

Refugees code their way to assylum

Refugees code their way to assylum

A new project by the City of Tel Aviv is offering a coding course to selected refugees, giving them a jumpstart to a new career path. And…

$8 million fine and 10 years jail for cutting a tree in Saudi Arabia?

$8 million fine and 10 years jail for cutting a tree in Saudi Arabia?

The kingdom announced the launch of 'Let’s Make it Green' - a plan that seeks to plant 10 million trees across the country by April 2021.…

Japan builds desalination plants for Bahrain and the Emirates

Japan builds desalination plants for Bahrain and the Emirates

Two dry Persian Gulf countries are amping up their desalination capacity: Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. Both have access to…

The blueprint for Noah’s Coral Ark

The blueprint for Noah’s Coral Ark

If Noah would have had the challenge, this is what his living ark might look like to save the coral reefs.

Infarm raises $170 million to add “farm” to cities

Infarm raises $170 million to add “farm” to cities

Infarm, a company that grows fresh produce inside supermarkets, has recently announced a $170 million USD funding round to help the company…

Estée Lauder shows the planet beauty is more than skin deep

Estée Lauder shows the planet beauty is more than skin deep

The niece of a Hungarian chemist, Estée Lauder, nee Mentzer, was trained in the art of face creams at an early age. She founded what is…

Hard Kombucha,  The New Eco-Cocktail

Hard Kombucha, The New Eco-Cocktail

Hard kombucha, a healthy alternative to beer and wine.

Student exposes fake news propaganda machine in Macedonia

Student exposes fake news propaganda machine in Macedonia

One student goes to the heart of the Macedonian fake news industry. She is asked to pay for her research interview in sex or money. 

Israel approves 30% renewables goal for 2030: Revolution or low bar?

Israel approves 30% renewables goal for 2030: Revolution or low bar?

Israel lays down a plan to produce 30% of its energy by 2030 by renewables. Energy experts say this aim is too low.

10 Soups For Winter 2020

10 Soups For Winter 2020

Here are 10 comforting soups to get you through the winter. One or two may be a pleasant surprise.

Secret oil pipeline deal revealed between Israel and the Emirates

Secret oil pipeline deal revealed between Israel and the Emirates

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…

This ancient Arab irrigation system invented before Rome’s aqueduct

This ancient Arab irrigation system invented before Rome’s aqueduct

An ancient water management system engineered 3000 years ago is still keeping farms and oases green in the UAE and Oman.

Wind turbine power company nixed for biosphere risks in Israel

Wind turbine power company nixed for biosphere risks in Israel

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…

The Cedars of God are dying

The Cedars of God are dying

Greenpeace is promoting a new film about the trees, the ‘Cedars of Lebanon’. This is the second film that was produced to document and…

At the Four Seasons Casablanca? Learn about desert oases at risk

At the Four Seasons Casablanca? Learn about desert oases at risk

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…

Getting cadmium out of my chocolate through the roots

Getting cadmium out of my chocolate through the roots

Simran Sethi is a writer and activist who writes about protecting food we love like chocolate and wine. Scientists too are working to food…

Vegan cheesemaker eyes IPO

Vegan cheesemaker eyes IPO

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…

US oil giant Chevron buys Israel’s natural gas

US oil giant Chevron buys Israel’s natural gas

Israeli offshore gas fields are now under control of one of the world’s biggest energy companies, Chevron. It irks activists, but might…

Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion for Expo 2021 revealed in real

Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion for Expo 2021 revealed in real

Dubai will host the World Expo 2020 in 2021. We show off first look of the Sustainability Pavilion.

Nature study: Bacteria could be best vaccine against Covid-19

Nature study: Bacteria could be best vaccine against Covid-19

Bacteria can be added to fashion, as living eco-couture, those working with Eshel Ben-Jacob discovered. A team at an Israeli university…

Iconic island pays for our cans of tuna and flip flops

Iconic island pays for our cans of tuna and flip flops

Your tuna is contributing to more than 80% of the plastic waste clogging up the Seychelles Islands. It would make David Attenborough cry. 

5 Ways To Use Air-Conditioner Water

5 Ways To Use Air-Conditioner Water

Air conditioners pull water from the air, literally. It's distilled so not great to drink, but useful in other ways.

10 Free Ways to Feel Happier Super Fast

10 Free Ways to Feel Happier Super Fast

I’m no Pollyanna, but I usually maintain a healthy screen between my personal life and world events. Lately  I’ve been…

3 Good and 3 Bad Sunscreen Tips for a Healthy Summer

3 Good and 3 Bad Sunscreen Tips for a Healthy Summer

So summer is here and the timing is right for dancing in the street (socially distanced, maybe), but not without first considering the…

Syrian Beehive Houses Kept Heat Out the Natural Way

Syrian Beehive Houses Kept Heat Out the Natural Way

Way before there were electronic ways to condition our temperatures, cooling methods were built into the architecture of traditional Middle…

Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

The Egyptian government has expanded the list of passport holders who can apply for an Egypt visa online. Discover if your nationality is…

6 Top Benefits of Time Clock Apps

You’ve worked hard to build your business, and you put all the hours in, so why should you be out of pocket? With pen and paper used for…

Difference between an IPO and an NFO

Difference between an IPO and an NFO

IPO and NFO are two terms that are often misunderstood by investors. If you want to know the differences between each, you must keep…

Planning a Summer Trip: 8 Locations for a Perfect Student’s Vacay

Summer’s in full play and it’s high time for students to plan their vacation. There are lots of options suitable for anyone — extreme…

Grab the Best Discounted Booking.com Promo Codes for UAE and GCC

Grab the Best Discounted Booking.com Promo Codes for UAE and GCC

The awe-inspiring scenery and the tranquility of the coastal areas of the UAE and Middle East attract tourists from all over the world.…

Standing the Test of Time: How Brick is Used in Both Classic and Modern Designs

Standing the Test of Time: How Brick is Used in Both Classic and Modern Designs

Design elements are always changing over the course of time. If you look back ten or twenty years ago at how we built and decorated your…

Raising Capital From Friends and Family

Raising Capital From Friends and Family

Let's say you have a startup that aims to change the world for growing more food, saving water, solving health problems. You need to raise…

How to Boost Your Heart Health Without Prescription Drugs

How to Boost Your Heart Health Without Prescription Drugs

No matter the reason, it is vital to harness that energy to make small, consistent changes towards better health. Keep reading to get some…

Can Playing At Online Casinos Help The Environment?

Can Playing At Online Casinos Help The Environment?

Only when server farms run on renewable energy can we say your gaming is green. Some cities like Helsinki green gaming by using heat pumps…

Expert tips to remove birds from your solar panels

Expert tips to remove birds from your solar panels

You may have heard of some old wives tales, such as using strong-smelling oils, vinegar and herbs. Many of these natural pest control…

Which altcoins you should choose this week and how to find the best crypto wallet for them

Which altcoins you should choose this week and how to find the best crypto wallet for them

Hybrid or full electric? Elon Musk also invests in alt coins.

How to Create the Ultimate Green Home Office

How to Create the Ultimate Green Home Office

COVID-19 has had some terrible and tragic consequences, killing millions of people worldwide. The tiny virus has had an enormous impact on…

Everything Under The Tricare Drug Rehab Coverage

Everything Under The Tricare Drug Rehab Coverage

Forest bathing is a kind of therapy called for in some cultures like Japan.

Things you don’t know about the successful traders

Things you don’t know about the successful traders

If you are investing, try to invest in renewable energy and projects that help the environment

The Perks of Faux Wood Blinds and the Ideal Rooms to Use Them in Your Modern Home  

The Perks of Faux Wood Blinds and the Ideal Rooms to Use Them in Your Modern Home  

Since faux wood blinds get made of durable material, it makes them a reliable option for the  kid's room. They also come with a cordless…

Best Flags Collection

  A flag lover, seeking the best set of collections of flags? Look no further, as Ultimate Flags online store has all kinds of flags that…

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