Do you want to do your bit for the environment by making your healthcare organization more environmentally friendly? Hospitals, dental practices, healthcare businesses, and a wide range of other healthcare-related organizations have been guilty of wasting huge amounts of natural resources over the years, but this is a trend that is starting to change. Below […]
More business leaders than ever are realizing that they can have a huge influence on our environment. The way the leading figures in any business act often mirrors the way their business and their employees act too. How you study and complete a business-related course such as an MBA will allow you to do your […]
Following US president Donald Trump’s announcement that his country will pull out of the Paris climate change agreement, scientists and governments the world over have been wondering if agreed goals of reduced world temperatures are now attainable. This apprehension is particularly high in the Middle East, where summertime temperatures in countries like Iraq now surpass 50 […]
New tech hitting the British market next month could be a game-changer in the behaviors behind Western food waste. FridgeCam is a wireless camera from UK smart kitchen company Smarter that you stick inside your fridge. It takes in-fridge snapshots every time you close the door, allowing users to check their food stock in real […]
Pressure on women to marry young is not unique to the Middle East, but in this region, once a woman turns 25 she is commonly considered past her sell-by date. A Saudi woman defied peer pressure by publicly celebrating her singleness, and – with her story spiraling on social media – her online exposure may […]
In an effort to reduce the staggering number of wild animals that are run over on Israel's roads every year, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) joined forces with Waze towards the end of 2016 to encourage drivers to report roadkill incidents via the popular community-based traffic and navigation app.
Ah, Dubai. You are so new, and with such ancient traditions of your people at the same time. How does a visitor jump right into the swing of things, when they come to visit Dubai? How do you visit the astonishing architecture sites like the Burj Khalifa and the rest of the skyscraper lined sky? […]
We’ve already heard the news from NASA that the Middle East will probably be uninhabitable in the next 50 years, thanks to climate change. At a recent conference in Tehran, Iran, participants were warned of an onslaught of Middle East sandstorms, expected to worsen as our world warms. “In the Middle East there has been a […]
Zhug, sahawiq or bisbas is a hot sauce originating in Yemeni cuisine. There are many names for it. And here are a few more...s'chüg (also called zhoug or schug or zhug - generally meaning “ground”) is believed to harken from Yemen.
Concern for our planet due to human caused climate change is definitely not a new subject. Even deceased arch terriorist Osama bin Ladin blamed the U.S. for causing climate change; saying that Arab countries are getting drier due to this. Climate change is also being attributed for rapidly melting Arctic ice caps that are literally rocking world weather […]
Most people today know what it means to go green, but when you’re a busy college student with a packed schedule, finding the time to switch to a greener and more environmentally friendly lifestyle might seem impossible. However, the good news is that there are several small changes that you can make in your daily […]
Look to the Middle East and we see glorious options for courtship. The original “Tinder” for the region started with JDate and then a pile of religion specific sites started cropping up for Jews, Muslims and Christians or unaffiliated. There is even a new online dating website run out of the super conservative Gaza Strip […]
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The UK is facing a general election on June 8th this year. Where does the Green Party fit into proceedings? What are the odds on the Green Party gaining any seats in Parliament; online bookmakers, Sportingbet will be keeping up with any waves in popularity now that the manifestos are all ‘out in the open’. […]
In the not so distant past, it was considered to be a luxury if you could spend a fortune and get away from it all for week or two. Today, luxury is about having time. This is time to spend doing things such as gardening. Maybe you have a large yard where you can house […]
World Environment day, June 2, is approaching. And we have readers every day emailing us about what they can do to do their part. The best guide we can offer is to look to the larger and established sustainability and environment organizations to follow the key issues they believe are worth supporting. We are listing American […]
Build a “mini city” on Mars? A project being conceived in the United Arab Emirates plans to construct a human settlement on the Red Planet within the next 100 years. These plans are a result of environmental studies made at Abu Dhabi’s on-going sustainable Masdar City environmental project which also studies the wrath of global warming and its […]
April is Arab American Heritage Month, and here are six publications from a half dozen Arab American authors whose work is influencing the literary landscape of the USA, and beyond. I’ve chosen one for each of the six Muslim-majority nations whose citizens are currently banned from entering the America. Crack one open and learn some […]
How do you deal with an emergency in your business? This is a question that almost all business owners face at some time or other as they struggle to grow their business. We’ve faced when building up Green Prophet over the years, and well we might all ai to have sustainable businesses, but if we […]
An Egyptian photographer has captured stunning scenes of the daily life of workers in the limestone quarries in southern Egypt. Toiling in a constant blizzard of white limestone dust, these men are employed in one of the most dangerous industries on earth. Had a hard day at work? Prepare to have your perspective snapped.
Is test tube meat, grown in a laboratory, slated to become the future of food? If proven to be grown from natural substances, and not genetically modified, lab grown meat products may become commercially viable enough to replace live animals and reduce animal slaughter; according to experiments now being carried out. Although laboratory grown meat cells are […]
It’s so easy to be tempted to get that take-away cup when you are on the run. But every time you feel terrible about the plastics in our waterways, rivers, seas and bodies, this about this infographic below. Because the cost of styrofoam cups adds up! Our advice. Take a cup sitting down or […]
In case you are wondering, Tinder is not a dating site. But if you are busy like me, often working at home, then dating may require you to be online. Today it is easier to meet in an online venue than to actually meet face to face (when we work in pajamas!) and there are plenty […]
Urban farming and gardening is as old as civilization itself. The ancient hanging gardens of Babylon helped inspire the water farming known as hydroponics (see how it’s evolved into artificial intelligence). Historic major cities, such as the Byzantine city of Constantinople, which later became Istanbul, were planting urban gardens to help feed inhabitants during times of famine and […]
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is something everyone should aspire to. After all, the benefits of it are myriad – from aging more slowly to being increasingly active and attaining general longevity. However, there’s more to it than simply having a regimented exercise program and a healthy diet. In recent years there has been a growing […]