Indonesia is a nature lover's delight, but locals still poison fish to catch them, and apply other destructive tools such as fish bombing to catch their daily livelihood. One NGO, the first on the island, is working to educate the locals and save the sea. This Green Prophet writer visited and volunteered with Manengkel Solidaritas to find out what others can learn from the process. The take home message is working with heart.
Israel's natural gas well starts flowing, amid protests and fears over pollution at sea and in the air. Conflict constraints have forced well operators to build rigs closer to shore than normally recommended.
Is there a better time to turn over a new leaf and start new business ventures than the new year? We don’t think so!
The festive season of Christmas and Thanksgiving is a time to give gratitude, share the happy times, and give back to the community in any way possible. As the year comes to an end, you also need to reward yourself for working hard all year to earn yourself and your family a great close to […]
Starting a business can seem like a daunting move, especially with stats out there that claim about half of all startups fail during the first five years. That of course didn’t stop Pedro David Espinoza, who by 19 years old was already the CEO of his own venture, SmileyGo. But as he can tell you, […]
What is regenerative agriculture and how can it be applied to solve so many planetary problems?
Soil can be made and cultivated. To celebrate World Soil Day, start with these soil-friendly tips.
People, including celebrities like to gamble. Some good samaritans hold charity nights and donate all profits to a good cause, like climate change. But when casinos are online and in your home does it motivate anyone, anywhere to do the right green thing?
With our interaction with the internet being often superficial or surface-based, the environmental impact of the internet can easily be ignored. After all, we never have an opportunity to see what makes the internet run, beyond the devices that use it and the routers and modems that support it. As the concern over environmental change […]
When we think of cleaning our home, we often think about the walls, the floor, and the furniture. But what we don’t think about is what surrounds us every single day and influences everything about us: the air we breathe. What we take into our bodies is not limited to the food we eat and […]
Your loved one has passed and you are looking to remove contents and sell the things that were loved in an eco way.
Calculating the impact of surgery on the environment.
The young generation is always the one to make the most changes, as history’s already shown us, and the problem of keeping a more eco-friendly world is not an exception to that.
In this article, we’ve shared some facts that tell us how geography summer school can help children understand the importance of saving the environment.
How do you make your eco-message heard in such a crowded space?
More than one hundred organisations from over forty countries worldwide will organise activities as part of the second International E-Waste Day taking place on 14th October.
Today, people are living longer than at any other time in the history of the human race. There are many products on the market that are supposed to extend your life such as essential oils, drugs, protein supplements, vitamins and many other healthy gimmicks. But truly a definite way to extend your life is to […]
Floods in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Sometimes there is too much water, then most of the time there is not enough! Both stormwater control and stream restoration are proven ways to reduce erosion along water channels and they are important to manage in cities (Tel Aviv will flood again!). Often, though, each method is managed by […]
There are a great number of bridges you can create using your skills as a money maker. Donate your time and money in areas that you know and love.
In countries like Israel, jackpot winners from the lottery cover their faces with paper bags. Their names are not published or televised as its known that having too many people know how much money you have is a problem waiting to happen. Google the news and you will see how people are harassed all over […]
So if you are like most people in the world who speak English – it’s your second language. But what if you need certification to work as a tour guide or study to get your master’s degree in ocean ecology or to get hired as an engineer at the best electric car company in […]
If you’re really serious about doing your part in saving our world, it’s important that you educate yourself about those things that you regularly do that may be harming the environment.
Lots of tips for oils to use on all your body's hair!
If you look to what was brewing before the Syrian civil war, it was clear that people there were suffering from the effects of climate change. Environmentalists warned that extended droughts there would cause hunger, poverty and unrest. The conditions were right about a decade ago for the poor conditions to foment to a very unfavourable civil war with millions of Syrians displaced to Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, Europe and even Canada.
You might agree on carbon emissions and how to save the rainforests, but come to a roadblock when you need to talk about money.