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 […]
They say the most valuable commodity in today’s world is data, and with the permeation of computers into every sphere of life, the claim certainly feels like a legitimate one. We use computers to store every kind of data today, from our memories to business data to even some incredible images and videos (*cough cough), […]
According to Statista, the number of smartphone users in the world will pass the five billion mark this year. It’s not difficult to see why – both smart and connected, these pocket devices have become the epitome of accessibility and convenience. But because of this, they are also treasure troves of sensitive information. Every device […]
As companies strive to integrate the benefits of technology while retaining personalized service for clients, one way to do this is by utilizing the best features of call center software. Here are a few tips for doing just that. Utilizing IVR When customers contact a company with a call center, they often start by dealing […]
Seedo Corp “Seedo” (OTCQB: SEDO), a high-tech start-up providing the world’s first fully automated and controlled indoor growing machine for the cannabis and agriculture markets, announces $4 million capital raise at a price of $2.75 per share. The raising was spearheaded by SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum, who recently joined the Company’s Board of Directors and is reinvesting in less than one month […]
Keeping plant products and global trade in plants safe – Annual meeting: Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (International Plant Protection Convention) happening April 1 to 5 2019, Plenary Hall, FAO Rome. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) – the governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) – will hold its annual meeting to review […]
Last week Seedo Corp., “Seedo” (OTCQB: SEDO), a high-tech company providing one of the world’s first fully automated and controlled indoor growing machines for the pesticide-free cannabis and agricultural markets, announced today it will be partnering with Kibbutz Dan in Northern Israel to establish the first fully automated, commercial-scale, pesticide-free containerized cannabis farm in Israel. […]
People are searching for information about global warming online. Don’t believe me? Take a look at the “Global Warming” Google Trends page based on searches performed around the globe on the world’s most popular search engine. It’s our responsibility to get better at communicating the things that matter most to building a sustainable future for […]
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robots are no longer vague terms used to describe futuristic technology. It is no news how AI has benefited various industries, such as finance, healthcare and especially manufacturing, but in recent years, it has done much more than assisting humans at their everyday job. AI and robotics can play a major […]
Can Sodastream’s former CEO take cannabis to a billion dollar business? From a fizz to a buzz? Sodastream’s last CEO Daniel Birnbaum, the one who managed to seal a deal with PepsiCo and sell the Israeli business for $3.2 billion is now going into the cannabis growing business. Using the same “cartridge” or consumables approach […]
The mention of palm oil is enough to make a serious environmentalist wince in shame of what this oil harvesting has been doing to local ecosystems. In a bid to make the industry more sustainable the United Nations Food and Agriculture (FAO) director José Graziano da Silva is calling on innovators, including hydroponics specialists, to […]
Israel’s medical cannabis grower Cannbit wins Raphael Mechoulam as Chairman, may cannabis exports begin!
Israel is on the map for cannabis production. The country claims the world’s foremost researcher Raphael Mechoulam as its pioneer –– in the 60s he discovered and isolated THC and then CBD and other important medical cannabis molecules. There has been a race to get this world-renown expert onboard dozens if not hundreds of medical […]
A new Tel Aviv University study describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don’t require land or fresh water — resources that are scarce in much of the world. The polymer is derived from microorganisms that feed on seaweed. It is biodegradable, produces zero toxic waste and recycles into organic waste. The invention was the fruit […]