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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Planting a non-GMO pea with 50% more protein

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Protein. The world needs it. Especially as we learn every day when an animal-based protein diet is killing our planet. Equinom, a seed tech start-up from Israel, is combining natural breeding techniques with software algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) seeds that have a superior nutritional profile while also boosting crop yield. The […]

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Combination of Cannabis and other Natural Ingredients as a Topical Medication for the healing of Muscle Pain, Sports Injuries, and Arthritis

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The topical medications have been used for a long time now for mild health issues and are also recommended by doctors in various circumstances or sometimes even for specific problems. Primarily you might have witnessed the usage of the topical medicines in skin related diseases or issues, or possibly for muscle pains. You might have […]

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The Most Viable Option for Individuals After Instant Loans in the UK

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The rise of technology has redefined lots of rules which the market today operates by making the traditional policies inapplicable and outdated. Unfortunately, while the banking sector has tremendously grown from the benefits of digitisation, there remains a gap which most people find limiting. This gap becomes evident when it comes to applying and receiving […]

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Israel’s Yofix offers dairy and soy-free yoghurt alternative

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Love yoghurt but don’t eat dairy and are afraid of soy? Yofix starts full production of its plant-based yogurt alternatives using zero-waste process. Yofix Probiotics Ltd., the winner of PepsiCo’s European Nutrition Greenhouse Programme 2018 announced last week, launches its first dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative line with three fruit flavors. The products are based on a unique, clean-label […]

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Middle East expands renewable energy to the world

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The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced the selection of renewable energy projects in Guyana, Liberia and Togo for funding by ADFD,  as part of the sixth cycle of the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility With ADFD committing US$350 million over seven funding cycles to the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility […]

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