Using data from NASA, double sided, tilting solar panels create 35% more energy, on average, than immobile single-panel photovoltaic systems, while reducing the cost of electricity by an average of 16%.
A green oasis in the desert? Las Vegas is shedding its old image and preparing for a future without fossil fuels Las Vegas is a town built around big ambitions, its founders turning an arid wilderness into the premier entertainment paradise in the world. However, in recent times it has been undergoing something of an […]
The coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will trigger a ‘skyward surge’ in sustainable, responsible and impactful investing over the next 12 months, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organizations. The prediction from the boss of deVere Group, which has more than $12bn under advisement, comes as Bloomberg analysis […]
A lot of harm to the healthcare system and to the economy could be put at ease if there were easier and more rapid tests the population could take.
Daugava river, Latvia. A construction robot working where manual crews can't reach.
Artificial Intelligence is used in this biodome to grow bio-organic food with zero waste using the Eddy robot by flux. The robotic solution was developed by a team of Israeli engineers.
An Israeli startup can dramatically reduce water and air pollution from the fashion industry with a new technology for dyeing thread.
Maybe you dream of living off-grid? If you don't have the wind, you will need the sun. The pros and cons of buying a solar generator.
You probably don't live in a grass hut in the middle of nowhere, so even as a green-minded person really need to think about common everyday things like keeping criminals out of your house.
Forest bathing is the best thing you can do in your down time (the Japanese do it, it's a thing!) but if not nature then a good nature show on Netflix, Amazon or... ? Where to choose?
Can a website dedicated to crowdfunding new green businesses make a measurable impact on our planet? Park your cynicism and take another look at Kickstarter where simple environmental innovations seek investors for affordable green products that help us make easy positive change. Meet the Pangea bamboo towel. Is Pangea the “ultimate adventure towel”? My biggest […]
Movies like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind show us what it's like when painful emotional memories are erased. But can positive ones be implanted too? A new study from Israel says yes. They have done it in animals.
If you want to increase product sales, one of the best ways you can do that is to create buzz around your product with Instagram. If you’re just getting started with the social media platform, then you can use a powerful Instagram bot or buy likes on Instagram to help fuel your account growth while […]
Fall Armyworm is invading the Near Middle East. New reporting app aims to mitigate risk, spread awareness. Have a half billion to spare? The UN is fundraising.
Every drop counts in the Middle East and North Africa. How can we learn to better manage water on national scales. Some new research offers tips.
Israeli startup SG Tech created a technology that creates energy and fuel from cow patties, with almost no residual waste.
Today is World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought celebrations, and the FAO's Graziano da Silva said: "It is quite impossible to avoid a drought from happening, but we can avoid a drought turning into famine or displacement of people."
One of the products that consumes a lot of energy is a hand dryer, but it doesn’t have to. There are energy efficient hand dryers out there that can help you protect the environment, but there are some things you need to consider before buying one.
Who needs a fishing boat when you can cast out 400 yards for the Big One using your drone?
Sodastream, the Israeli company manufacturing devices producing soda gas beverages in reusable bottles (which sold to Pepsi Co for 3 billion last December), has been on a continuing upswing since featuring actress Scarlett Johansson to be its anti-BDS advertising queen in 2014. Since then, the company has been a rising star in Israel’s manufacturing community, as well […]
Watergen, an Israel-based innovative company that creates clean water out of air is now providing a source of freshwater for over 120 children living in an orphanage in Uzbekistan’s city of Bukhara. We covered the company in 2015 and they are doing well! The technology comes in the form of an atmospheric water generator known […]
All over the world, farmers are grappling with increasingly harsher weather conditions, pests, pollutants, and soil depletion in the face of ever-growing product demand. Food shortages will likely become worse as phenomena such as desertification and natural disasters intensify. This topic was at the core of a recent scientific conference at the School of Sustainability […]
Helping the environment is something that many people would love to do. However, some people don’t feel they have the time or knowledge to get involved with environmental issues but it is actually very simple to make small changes in your life that can help to benefit the environment. By making some simple changes at […]
Cannabis is one of those new markets where everyone and his brother is racing in to make a quick buck. About 500 cannabis-related companies are listed on exchanges in countries like Canada, yet only a handful of those companies are involved in serious biotech endeavors or research. The rest of them, about 90% of those […]
An Israeli researcher has come up with a biomimicry method for solving the wastewater problem by using nature’s wisdom. Due to the low availability of water in the Middle East, Israel has become one of the world leaders in water reuse, recycling nearly 90% of its entire wastewater, primarily for agricultural purposes. Recently, a novel […]