Israel is smoking hot when it comes to tech start-ups, fashion, and vegetarian cuisine, but yesterday it showed signs of getting too hot for its own good. Air temperatures topped 46 degrees Celsius (nearly 115 degrees Fahrenheit) in Eilat, a record high for the Red Sea resort town according to the Israel Meteorological Service. The […]
Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) is hosting a yearlong exhibition on Israeli innovation that underscores the country’s reputation as the world’s “Start-up Nation”. Travelers through Israel’s main gateway are treated to an overview of 60 scientific and technological inventions and discoveries, several hailing from the labs of Ben Gurion University, with emphasis on Israel’s […]
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced yesterday the formation of a new, nation-less team of athletes cleared to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, Brazil this summer. According to a statement released on the IOC website, the all-refugee team will be treated the same as the other teams representing the 206 National […]
أصبح سوق العقارات من أهم الأسواق التجارية في العالم في السنوات الأخيرة، حيث حقق الكثير من الإنجازات والنجاحات التي ساعدت في نهضة اقتصاد بعض الدول، لذا بدأت الحكومات العربية في الاهتمام بهذا السوق، وقامت بتوفير كافة الاحتياجات للمستثمرين، وشرعت قوانين جديدة حتى تُسهل عملية الاستثمار، وخصصت الكثير من الأراضي ووفرت مواد البناء بأسعار مناسبة، كل […]
An old pine tree in the courtyard at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem inspired architects Ifat Finkelman and Deborah Warschawski to design a modern treehouse. The slatted wood structure sits at the entrance of the museum’s Youth Wing for Art Education, and it’s attracting children and adults in equal numbers. Who would think a museum installation could incite […]
Food Tech, on the surface of things, sounds like something you might not want to bite into, especially if you practice permaculture and organic gardening. But dig deeper as guests from Israel and France learned last week in Jaffa during the So French, So Food week, which hosted 20 top French chefs visiting Israel. They […]
All round the globe and most importantly the business world, the use of barcodes has been emphasized in areas other than the traditional stock identification. Barcodes are more than just codes anymore. They can help us trace materials, sources of production and pollution, and even help sustainable businesses manage stock. But the way we use […]
Just about everyone learned in their early geography classes that the Nile Valley was once a fertile haven. Crops proliferated on the green banks due to natural flooding that deposited rich nutrients, although occasionally these floods inundated and destroyed crops as well, and the land of the Pharaohs was a mecca for agriculture. But when […]
Some essential and basic "green" cleaners for the house - for wood, the kitchen sink and even the toilet bowl.
Book Review: Strategy for Sustainability by Adam Werbach – A Primer for Third Wing Environmentalism or a Harbinger of the Black Swan?
I find it fitting and perhaps a little ironic that I was asked to write a review about Adam Werbach’s popular book, Strategy for Sustainability, a book addressed to corporations large and small about how they can operate as leaders in sustainability. Perhaps because my senior thesis as an undergraduate English major, was entitled “The […]