Lebanese designers from the much-loved embroidery collective Bokja in Beirut have offered to suture and repair home furnishings damaged in the Beirut explosion on August 4.
The list of banks supporting damaging practices to the Amazon include Banco do Brasil, Rabobank, and JPMorgan Chase.
Experts talk about the opportunities in energy, water, and a great big amount of peace for the world through the UAE-Israel alliance, brokered by the US.
Plants: They seem more resilient than we are. And there are so many wild places in the world that they can take over. But a new study reveals that along with large mammals, amphibian and creatures of the sea, plants are going extinct faster than we thought possible. Time to start saving seeds. And not […]
We all want renewables, but the companies controlling our power, many of them government-owned are in fact maintaining and investing in polluting energy like coal.
In Virginia Catholics put their values for renewable energy in their collection plate.
Building on what was before now, a new film narrated by Woody Harrelson offers a solution to the pickle we are in - or the pickle we think we are in. Regenerative agriculture.
Parkour, singing and dancing-- all ready for Haptic Path’s hemp-based, slow fashion for men and women
Not your dad's houseboat. A movable home that can plunge its support deep into the water against hurricanes, or be brought on land to live off-grid.
Death Valley, USA. It's looking pretty hot out there. Climate change is forcing its effects.
Got a plant? Want a plant? Dreamers in Tel Aviv start a new swap.
Glaciologist Konrad “Koni” Steffen passed away at aged 68 on August 8 in an accident in Greenland. Steffan was a renowned researcher on rising sea levels, and died after falling into the kind of crevasse that global warming has created. “It looks like climate change actually claimed him as a victim,” a colleague said. His […]
Israel’s most ancient soap making workshop - a soapery - has been exposed in recent weeks at an excavation site run by the Israel Antiquities Authority and young Bedouin participants and volunteers.
The FSO Safer from above. It looks peaceful but it’s a floating time bomb and when it explodes or leaks could be worse than the Exxon Valdez. It is locked inside a conflict zone. Yemen needs international help. Image via Conflict and Environment Observatory (CEOBS)@detoxconflict After witnessing neglect and the dire humanitarian crisis after the […]
Years after the Notre Dame fire in Paris Parisians are still feeling the health effects whether they know it or not. According to a recent study reported in the Smithsonian local urban honeybees in Paris were collecting pollen with unhealthy amounts of lead in it. Imagine then how those suffering from the explosion in Beirut might deal with the immediate catastrophe.
Maraya contains a total of 9740 square metres of mirrors reflecting the vast and stunning desert surroundings of AlUla. The building set a Guinness World Record for being the largest mirrored building in the world in 2019 with its 26-metre-high theatre.
Tel Aviv is creating new solutions for missing culture in the city like the "boat in theatre" instead of addressing the centers and culture that exists.
Spend a few years or a dozen in a coastal city like Tel Aviv or Beirut and you’ll see how in a short time the season’s have changed. Tel Aviv this winter experienced an unprecedented level of flooding (we told you so), which killed two people and left people kayaking down the streets looking for […]
The first nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates goes online on the Gulf Coast east of Qatar.
Scientists in Germany have trained dogs to sniff out people with coronavirus. And they are accurate 94% of the time, reports Bloomberg. The science comes from researchers at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover, Germany. During tests, they found that eight Germany military dogs could correctly identify the presence of the coronavirus 94 percent […]
The idea of an Israeli subway system always seemed perilous in the height of terror attacks in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. A bus with 20 or 50 people blowing up isn't tolerable, but a mass transit system with an expected 2 million passengers per day, about 1/4 of the country's population? That's what's being planned for Israel. We imagine the terrorist threat is either under control, or we've got bigger fish to fry.
The year was 2014 and already Ebola was on everyone's minds. Mers and avian flu have scared off people from hajj, but covid-19 has closed Saudi's doors. This year a very modest, local hajj will take place.
Like making lemonade from lemons (or fermented lemons which are even better) Russian scientists have found the best way to use an invasive weed brought from America – and called hairy beggarticks or Bidens pilosa officially. Its other names are black-jack, cobbler’s pegs and Spanish needle. The Russians found that the leaves of the plant […]
It's like a Roomba for solar panels. Makes solar panel plants up to 40% more efficient by cleaning off dust while everyone sleeps.
Everything counts in large amounts: July 13, near a beach in Turkey. Campers and locals creating a dump they will later burn. This eco alert hopes to stop widespread illegal dumping of consumer trash. There is nothing more annoying than getting out of the town or city and going to nature for a stroll or […]