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United Nations director proposes hydroponics to solve date palm oil problem

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 […]

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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 […]

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$50 million in funds for renewable energy in developing nations

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are inviting applications for more than US$50 million in funding through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. The ADFD-financed initiative is available to government-guaranteed renewable energy projects in developing countries that seek to increase energy access, improve livelihoods and advance sustainable development. ADFD has […]

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Is Tesla’s electric semi-trailer truck an impossible dream?

Ever since Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors electric sports roadsters began plying the roads 10 years ago, the EV vehicle company has branched out into a number of directions. This includes incorporating “driverless” artificial intelligence (AI) into its total electric sedans; including planned test runs on the power grid of Israel’s former Better Place electric car network. Tesla […]

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4 Ways To Go Green

Currently, being ecologically savvy is growing in importance. How to go green can still be a mystery to some people. Changing our habits isn’t always the easiest and getting started can be the hardest part. Starting simple and incorporating one technique at a time is an easy way to get started and feel empowered to […]