Swimming is one of the best forms of physio. It offers near zero-gravity effects while the refreshing water helps boost the spirit. It's also a nice eco way to the path of self-healing.
They don't call it shipping for nothing. When you order from an online store consider the environmental impact needed to bring your goods to your home.
#VanLife was the plan. You rented the VW, planned your itinerary around the most fabulous nature sites, and then oops suddenly you have to cancel. What do you do?
eel like you are living in a cage like these apartments in Beirut? There are ways to change your life, from moving to some green space to starting a business that your values can stand behind. But what can you do to get a better credit rating? Some tips that might help.
Oat milk may the only option after milk and soy has let us down. We tried almond milk but that was killing the bees. Read on for our recipe.
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?
Almond milk was so promising an alternative to cruelty-free cow milk, or hormone mimicking soy milk, but with the take on bees, maybe it's time to kick the creamy liquid habit?
If you self-medicate with cannabis you might get in trouble at work. Some ways to pass the medical tests....
Meat the Change - What is slow meat? Wild pastured? Whole animal meat. Organic. Raised with spirit? Bought at ethical prices? Slaughtered ethically? All of the above. The Slow Food Movement develops its standards, and a quiz.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (likened to USAID and the UK and German’s foreign aid) announced last week that it will provide renewable energy loans to 8 projects around the world. The projects will go to building resilience, mainly in island communities which will be able to repay the loans after the renewable energy […]
It's easy. We need 31% more renewable energy to play it climate safe. It will cost $750 - but this can be investment stimulus people, and wind and solar can get us there. Let's do it!
If you are black and living in Baltimore you might not be able to afford your water. A new bill will alleviate income differences. A case study on how to fight privatization and allow access to all.
Researchers in Jerusalem have found they can test for antibiotic resistance to better treat sepsis and even target cancer treatments better Is it just us or do we seem to get sicker and sicker every winter? This last few months we have been at home sick more than we have been without. Indeed superbugs like […]
You risk your life walking on the streets of Israel, but cycling is another matter completely. Death by cycling are commonplace in cities like Tel Aviv where buses and trucks speed out of control and reckless newcomers barely in their teens speed around on electric bikes (really like mopeds) and e-scooters. Still some hopeful cyclists have a dream come true. Israel has qualified for the Tour de France.
You have one chance to make your dream floor right. Whether you are using new eco certified wood flooring or reclaimed wood (our top pic!) make sure you know who is the pro before you start the job.
At a time of regulatory and geopolitical uncertainty, investors should look for tech companies that understand how human rights standards build trust. This new report points the way.
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.
IRENA was founded a decade ago to solve the world's energy problems. It's like the United Nations of Renewable Energy and anyone who is a serious stakeholder in renewables from government to news to suppliers goes to this annual event.
Low-Carb Diet A diet that restricts carbohydrates, such as sugar, pasta, and bread, is a low-carb diet. Protein, meat and healthy crops are rich in it. There are many kinds of low-carb diets and tests have shown that weight loss and improved heart health can be achieved by consuming this diet. It seems that low-carbs […]
They were harmonious with other peoples' gods; they were nomads and travellers and master builders and expert at conserving rare winter rains. Some history of the Nabateans, forerunners alongside the major religious groups and we people we know today in the Middle East. What they teach us? Why can't we all just get along?
Remember ten and 15 years ago when everyone was talking about investing in biofuels? Scientists like Helmut were against the efficiency claims... While we love the idea of renewable energy crops for palm oil and sugarcane used in ethanol and biofuels have pushed out food producers, causing an alarming shift to rising costs for food. While we might not feel it in the price of a falafel or hummus, biofuels threaten those people already food insecure.
Indonesia is a nature lover's delight, but locals still poison fish to catch them, and apply other destructive tools such as fish bombing to catch their daily livelihood. One NGO, the first on the island, is working to educate the locals and save the sea. This Green Prophet writer visited and volunteered with Manengkel Solidaritas to find out what others can learn from the process. The take home message is working with heart.
If you are part of the international jetset you probably already own your own yacht and can take it for a spin around the world. For those of us who live more modestly and in accordance with buy less, experience more, you probably never dream about owning something like a yacht which requires thousands of dollars in upkeep. Why not just rent one instead. It's easier, cheaper and DEF greener.
At setting a high fee to enter, Bhutan is able to protect its culture and wildlife. Also a trip to Bhutan might get you kick-started on a spiritual quest - the journey Green Prophets love best.