As interesting as it is for tech and financial experts alike, there’s no way around the harsh truth that’s often swiped under the rug while discussing crypto: it damages the environment and the communities where it’s mined.
Cacao is a commodity which can very easily be made sustainable. Making sure farmers get paid fairly and that it is grown under organic standards are two ways and on trend in today's market.
You might invest in coffee or gold. But if you invest in climate-nice rice production, the cornerstone of global food security you will be doing a better thing for this planet.
Three stark reports on the rising carbon emissions and impacts on global temperatures have been released in the last week. The reports lay bare the horrific state of climate breakdown and its impacts across the globe whilst indicating the solutions are available to make possible meeting the goals set out under the Paris agreement.
Urban Farm School teaches you how to grow food in your city. Maybe you have landed your most treasured dream assignment at school, but you still have to deal with the less pleasant realities of life...
The large number of foreign investors registered in Dubai shows that this destination offers numerous business benefits and the possibility of developing economic activities at a fast pace. Dream of opening an eco business?
When you have several credit card bills to pay off, it can be both challenging and tedious. A debt-free life seems like an impossible dream for anyone with multiple unpaid bills lying on the table. We often resort to payday loans, small personal loans, auto loans and numerous credit cards to pay for our monthly […]
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 […]
Cryptocurrency is where everything is headed right now and it’s a great way for eco activists to take hold of their future; but, we don’t need to say this. It has been around for quite a while now that most investors are making their way to the cryptocurrency arena. The migration is accounted for by […]
A new report to the UN Security Council shines a spotlight on hunger in conflict zones: The situation in the eight places in the world with the highest number of people in need of emergency food support shows that the link between conflict and hunger remains all too persistent and deadly, according to a new […]
The rise of technology has redefined lots of rules which the market today operates by making the traditional policies inapplicable and outdated. Unfortunately, while the banking sector has tremendously grown from the benefits of digitisation, there remains a gap which most people find limiting. This gap becomes evident when it comes to applying and receiving […]
In Arab countries, casino games have become a lot more popular despite strict religious laws which state that gambling is illegal. The truth is that many people in these countries want to have the chance of winning big and living luxurious lives. Here, we are going to discuss some of the reasons why casino games […]
On December 10, the Islamic Development Bank Launched IsDB Innovate, a groundbreaking initiative that seeks to connect entrepreneurs in the science, technology, and innovation sectors with funders around the world. IsDB Innovate is an initiative of 8 crowdfunding platforms — one global hub, and seven regional platforms. This is the first time a global development […]
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 […]
Save the Tigris Campaign and partners announce the first alternative civil society forum for water in Mesopotamia: the Mesopotamian Water Forum will be held from 5-7 April 2019 in Sulaymaniyah, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and will involve civil society actors from the states of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria. It will be an open space to give voice to those who are marginalized […]
Do you want to open your very own crypto exchange? It is the ultimate act of activism. Well, it isn’t impossible, but building the exchange from scratch requires a lot of work. Following, we are giving you an idea on how to begin. Centralized vs. Decentralized Centralized exchange lets other cryptocurrencies trade for fiat currency. […]
Seeds for farmers, sustained humanitarian assistance needed to consolidate food security gains Extreme weather conditions during Syria’s seventh year of conflict has caused domestic cereal production to decline sharply, two UN agencies announced today. Wheat production this year fell to a 29-year low of 1.2 million tons, about two-thirds of 2017 levels. This was due […]
The world of cryptocurrencies is a financial jungle. It’s a dog-eat-dog world, and you constantly have to be fighting to hold your own. A lot has been said and a lot of tips given to help traders crack the esoteric bitcoin code of trading. However, there are certain practical tips that are commonly left out […]
One can’t ignore how personal loans help us cope with financial emergencies or afford things that we might not otherwise be able to at the time. You may live frugally and ecologically but we still need to live in the real world world, unless you are the moneyless man. Since these loans are “unsecured”, you […]
Have you ever tried a completely vegetarian diet? Believe it or not, it has several advantages! Vegetarianism is generally considered as a lifestyle. But it is more than that. It is also about good health and saving money. It helps to reduce cruelty on animals and promotes a greener way of living. Here below some […]
If a tree falls in the forest, does anyone hear? Does your artificial intelligence-driven software even ponder this philosophical paradox? With so much of our world out of whack these days, I mean, you know … you are reading the news. The ice caps are melting. The North Pole is warmer than Bucharest, and famines in […]
There are many arguments for and against carbon offsetting programmes. Some people see the wider-reaching value they offer, while others argue that the concept is flawed. And then there are others who don’t really understand how they work. And there’s truth in the for and against sides of the argument. There’s no point leaping to […]
Going paperless is no doubt good for the trees, but there are other concerns we need to worry about when we go into this eco option: If you have been listening to the news over the past couple of months, there is a good chance that you have heard about many cases of identity theft […]
Tired of going broke in the pursuit of healthy eating? It’s easy to assume that eating cleaner and greener means having to spend more money purchasing fresh, organic food. A new study cooks that conclusion, but Green Prophet has been telling you this for years. Researchers from The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island and […]
As of midnight on Tuesday, nearly 1,000 candidates had registered with the Interior Ministry to run in the upcoming and long-delayed parliamentary elections scheduled for May 6. The estimated 1,000 candidates represent the highest in the history of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections, and provides the cash-strapped state treasury an unexpected windfall of USD$5.28 million from fees […]