Californian hip-hop artist 'Professor A.L.I.' is the unique voice behind Islamic Eco-Rap. Read Green Prophet's interview with the social activist to find out exactly what message Eco-Rap is rapping about.
Explore the world's five most renowned and low-key "eco mosques" - Muslim places of worship - that are either high tech or made from mud.
For Muslims who cannot grow celebrated beards, this is for you! A brilliant tongue-in-cheek DIY post for making your own knitted, crocheted and sustainable beard.
The world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, was given the ultimate green burial. Read more on how Muslims bury the deceased at land and sea.
Lebanon Graphic Designer, Leen Sadder, shares with us the design and environment issues behind 'THIS Miswak', an organic and toothpaste-free toothbrush that's also a Muslim tradition. Check out what Leen has to say to critics in this exclusive Green Prophet interview.
Green Prophet presents an 10-Step Action Plan to avoid wasting food; follow-up the 3R-Principle: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse. Part of the Green Deeds series.
An entirely ethical outfit from Fashion Conscience with Muslim modesty in mind - Easy to adapt to your styles and the weather. Rate or slate it here.
Check out the first entirely ethical outfit in Green Prophet's 'eco-hijab' series focusing on Muslim fashion - taking inspiration from UK's Spirit Of Nature, an entirely organic store striving for 'eco-living'.
After seven days of demonstrations rubbish and dirty water have collected in the roads which the Egyptian people are not leaving for outsiders to clear up - watch how and why Egyptian men and women are creating waves of social revolution, one piece of rubbish at a time.
In part 1 of the Eco-hijabs series Green Prophet reporter Zaufishan interviews HijabTrendz founder Mariam Sobh on why and how Muslim fashion blogs are digging the eco-living. Read more on why 'eco-hijabs' are an integral part of the Islamic faith.
Masdar - the Eco-city - is home to the hottest and most energy efficient transport system in the world: The Personal Rapid Transit (pod car). The PRT is fast, powered by lithium batteries, driverless, can carry up to 10 people safely and looks oh so beautiful in the gleaming sun... Check out more here.
Sharjah Launches the 'Environment Awareness Award’ for May with aims to increase students’ participation in environmental activities at school. With AED100,000+ in total prize money, the Sharjah Environment Award initiative will see 145 schools and 150,000 students taking part, focusing its first year on THREE R’s: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle!
The UAE is well on its way to rid the country of plastic bags by 2013, said Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahd, Minister of Environment and Water. Here's the 4 phase plan of how they intend to do that.
Until recently, much of the attention regarding amplified energy use has been directed towards China and India, but new data from GE indicates the Middle East is experiencing greater energy demands than any other nation. Why is this?
Dubai’s Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) launches the first “green station” in the UAE. The station features solar-powered lights, a waterless car wash system, eco-friendly products, and the vapor recovery system, a new technology that reduces carbon emission and fuel wastage.
Predictions of water loss in Yemen by 2020 threaten lives and agriculture – Children must still fetch water for towns that are increasingly parched and dry. According to experts cited by CNN, Yemen could be the first nation to completely run out of water in as little as 10 years, a prospect that creates a […]
Members at 2009 ECO Summit in Tehran Turkey is hosting the 11th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO), which opened on Monday in Istanbul. The ECO Meeting is being held this week on 20-23 December 2010. The ECO was founded in 1985 by Iran, Pakistan and Turkey, and now it has also included Asian […]
EKON, directed by Mohammad Rasoul, is set deep in the desert sands where the remaining human survivors, risk venturing the storms to understand the environmental catastrophe that threatens human extinction, and they must find a solution.
Brooklyn born Ibrahim Abdal-Matin was raised on Islamic environmentalism and that the "earth is a mosque". His passionate voice has been translated into his brilliant book, "Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Environment," in which he educates us on greening our lives and faith. Read more on how we can do that.
Since the first solar panel plant in Morocco 2010, over 200 solar sites have been built around the world. Now the Desertec Industrial Initiative wants to invest $560 billion in Sahara solar panels. Will it have international approval?
Giving Eid cards is trendy in Muslim culture. Eco-designer Zaufishan demonstrates how she "upcycles" old spangles and scraps, into jazzy new handmade Eid cards for the Hajj season.
In October 2010 Panasonic Marketing Middle East (PMM) announced the ‘Eco Ideas Declaration’ to become the number one green corporation in the Middle East and Africa region. With over a dozen eco lifestyle and business projects underway, Panasonic is well on its way.
New parents and nursing Muslim women will be pleased to know the Islamic perspective on nursing is pro-breastfeeding. And it doesn’t cost the Earth. At Islam’s core of a stable society is a functioning family where, interestingly, the mother has a higher status than the father. And for a family unit to be healthy, mothers […]
Al Murooj Rotana Hotel, Dubai - Keynote speakers, experts and environmental specialists from across the world will attend the "Greenomics" conference on 8th Nov 2010 to share greener business ideas.
Keep updated with Ramadan travelers Aman Ali and Bassam Tariq on their 30 Mosques in 30 States photo blog. If you haven't heard by now, 30-in-30 is the return of two fasting Muslims and their quest to find "green" Muslims in America.