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  • Meet the Ghaf Huggers: the Bishnoi community

    This past days we have been planting many Ghaf trees in Dubai and Sharjah, taking part in the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program and World Planting Week activities. Today I received a very special email that opened my heart and taught me a new lesson: “Good morning, I am native of India and feeling […]


    Updated: 06 March, 2016

  • The 12 Questions Every Climate Activist Hears (and What to Answer)

    We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re at an office holiday party and your coworkers are enjoying the eggnog a little too much. Before you know it, the questions about our climate begin. Or maybe you’re at a family dinner and your brother-in-law asks, “But if there’s a snow storm outside, can the climate really be […]


    Updated: 04 March, 2016

  • Rethinking the Future of Plastics

    A new report finds that applying circular-economy principles could dramatically reshape the economics of this workhorse of the global economy—and help the environment. Plastics are the workhorse material of the modern economy. Their popularity has kept the industry growing for 50 years, with global production surging from 15 million metric tons in 1964 to 311 […]


    Updated: 29 February, 2016

  • Solar Cells as light as a soap bubble

    Ultrathin, flexible photovoltaic cells from MIT research could find many new uses. Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet of paper or a helium balloon. Researchers at MIT have now demonstrated just […]


    Updated: 25 February, 2016

  • The Cost of Meat – infographic

    Eating meat is expensive, but the cost isn’t limited to the price you pay at the store. Did you know that eating meat also contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, soil erosion and water overuse? And surprisingly, turning vegetarian won’t eliminate these effects — if you still eat cheese, that is. Read on to learn more […]


    Updated: 21 February, 2016