• The best way to reduce your carbon footprint…

    Recycling and using public transit are all fine and good if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but to truly make a difference you should have fewer children. That’s the conclusion of a new study in which researchers looked at 39 peer-reviewed papers, government reports, and web-based programs that assess how an individual’s lifestyle […]


    Updated: 11 July, 2017

  • Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids

    In May of this year, I joined 13 other people in Cairo, Egypt to set out for a Habitat for Humanity Global Village trip. Global Village, as defined by Habitat for Humanity, is a program in which participants work alongside local members of the community to build decent, affordable housing while raising awareness of the […]


    Updated: 14 July, 2010

  • Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve showcased as eco-tourism mode

    Leading environmentalists, academics, government officials and eco-tourism experts visited Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, after a three-day conference identified the award-winning property as the region’s leading sustainable eco-tourism development. Organised by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water, the Sustainable Eco-Tourism in Desert Ecosystems conference in Dubai […]


    Updated: 31 December, 2009