The Arabic Roots of 10 English Words


Did you realize you speak some Arabic?  An estimated 175 million native Arabic speakers make it the sixth most-spoken language. As we draw connections between environmental actions in the east and west, let’s look at how some commonalities in language are shared by these cultures. It’s natural that, over time, some words slide across linguistic […]

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Think Green in Arabic, English, Hebrew and Russian


Available in English, Hebrew, Arabic and Russian, the Israeli government launches a new go green game to learn about saving the earth. Israel’s Environmental Protection Agency recently launched a free online game and iphone application called Thinking Green, aimed at promoting eco-conscious consumerism. It is part of the Ministry’s Think Green campaign. The application (although […]

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Editor of Arabic Environmental Magazine Scoops Top Eco Prize


The editor of the Arabic-language magazine Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia was awarded the Zayed International Prize for environmental action leading to positive change in society Najib Saab, the Editor-in-Chief of the magazine Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia (Environment and Development) and secretary general of AFED (Arab Forum for Environment and Development) won the Zayed International Prize for the role he […]

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VIDEO: James Interviews Hussein Tarabeih on Arabic Building Project in Israel

We’ve covered the work of the Israeli Arab eco-pioneer Hussein Tarabeih before for his work on solar power in Palestinian schools. Green Prophet’s own James has created a short film exploring the new TAEQ (Towns Association for Environmental Quality) Environment Centre, in the town of Sakhnin, Northern Israel. It includes an interview with the NGO’s director, […]

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Environment Educator EcoOcean Shows NGOs How To Create Advertising: Campaign Save The Turtles


Our dear friend Andreas Weil from EcoOcean sent us the YouTube link of the new ad created by the agency Shalmor Avnon Amichay/Young & Rubicam. The ad was donated by the agency to support EcoOcean, a non-profit marine education organization. This company, says Weil, cares about the environment and donated the ad as part of their […]

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