The UN’s latest reports and numbers for World Water Day

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Access to water and sanitation is internationally recognized human right. Yet more than two billion people lack even the most basic of services. The latest United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving No One Behind, explores the symptoms of exclusion and investigates ways to overcome inequalities. The report will be launched in Geneva, Switzerland, on 19 […]

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Israel’s medical cannabis grower Cannbit wins Raphael Mechoulam as Chairman, may cannabis exports begin!

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Israel is on the map for cannabis production. The country claims the world’s foremost researcher Raphael Mechoulam as its pioneer –– in the 60s he discovered and isolated THC and then CBD and other important medical cannabis molecules. There has been a race to get this world-renown expert onboard dozens if not hundreds of medical […]

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How to Maximize Trade Platinum CFDs

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Platinum is among the most expensive metals in the world. Like gold and silver, platinum is rare and falls into the category of precious metals. The Mayans once used platinum in jewellery. The shiny, silvery-white metal as resistant to corrosion as gold. Today Platinum is used extensively for jewellery. Its main use, however, is in catalytic converters for cars, trucks and buses. […]

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40,000 runners marathon around Tel Aviv’s architecture and white sand

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The Middle East can get very hot, but winters are mild, like Spring in New York City –– the perfect weather for long distance running. Some 40,000 runners, with 2,500 from abroad, participated in Israel’s biggest sporting event of the year. International guests included participants from China, Germany, Poland, Russia, US, UK, Italy, France and […]

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Napa Valley and its joys

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Napa Valley is one of those places you have to visit. For many families, the escape into wine country nestled in the heart of nature. Napa Valley is easy to get into, offers you a proper chance at living high like the richest of the rich with home rentals Napa and with many places for […]

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Iran’s capital city being swallowed by sinkholes

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Thanks to drought and over-pumping underground water reserves in the western region of Tehran, Iran’s capital city, fissures also known as sinkholes are opening up, causing Iran’s major city and capital city to sink. The sinkholes threaten people’s homes and the local infrastructure. While some Middle Eastern countries like Israel are seeing record rain, Tehran […]

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Pulling the plug on crypto payments

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Forward-thinking waste management firm, Business Waste, have said that they are ‘reluctantly’ no longer accepting cryptocurrencies – such as Bitcoin – as payment for their services. The company originally announced it had become the first refuse and recycling business to accept these virtual currencies as payment in 2017  in order to give flexibility to their customers […]

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Muslim prayer mat designed to use 50% less material

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The Bahraini design office Shepherd Design Studio has tongue-in-cheek reinterpreted the traditional Islamic prayer mat to make it more sustainable. Their solution? Use 50% less material but removing the bits y9ou don’t need. Featuring an unusual form, the rug will certainly catch the eyes of your neighbors during your call to prayer.  “When Muslims are in prostration […]

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