Jordan’s eco park helps the country go green!
FEBRUARY 15, 2015
Nestled in the hills and landscape of north-western Jordan, lies a green oasis with an eco-minded philosophy: Sharhabil Bin Hassneh EcoPark (SHE.).
Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore
MAY 13, 2016
For five years a set of unfinished twin towers have stood watch over Amman, Jordan, construction halted – allegedly crippled by lawsuits.
Caveman found living in Jordan mountains!
MARCH 13, 2015
Amen FM is the radio station for PSD, the Jordan police. The cave is situated in a very dangerous location. Photos from Amen FM Facebook Page.
Freewheeling With Wild Jordan
APRIL 21, 2012
Guests descend like locusts since I moved to Jordan. Wild Jordan tops the list of travel alternatives. We head over to see what appeals.
Jordan’s Enviro-Agencies Unite!
JANUARY 20, 2013
Jordan’s Ministry of Social Development just approved the first coalition of the kingdom’s environmental protection societies.
Permaculture & Sustainability Project Takes Off In Jordan
JANUARY 17, 2012
A permaculture garden and a mud-brick house, the Dead Sea Harmony Centre in Jordan spreads the word on sustainability. Around three years ago, his passion to build a garden and host visitors staying in Jordan collided in new ways. Go Green With Jordan’s New Generation of Eco-Warriors.
Jordan’s Green Fairytale- ‘Once Upon A Water’ Campaign
FEBRUARY 18, 2012
Another little interesting fact is that 28% of all houses in Jordan collect rainwater and also 35% of water is lost through leakages.
Win a Climate Change Summer Camp in Jordan
JULY 28, 2012
A free, two week summer camp on climate change at the end of the summer, in Jordan. Apply now! Deadline for application is 4 August 2012.
Jordan Women’s Guild in Safi has Sustainable Art in the Bag
MAY 8, 2013
Alternatively, contact Green Prophet and we can put you in touch with the Safi women. The results are bold! All images by Jean Bradbury.
Syrian refugee children upcycle Jordan’s litter into kites
MAY 7, 2014
About a million of these refugees live in Jordan and as many as 200,000 have lived in the Zaatari refugee camp near Jordan’s Syrian border.
Secret gardens planted by Syrian refugees in Jordan
OCTOBER 31, 2014
The group is giving the Syrian refugees who have fled their homes during the civil war in Syria to Jordan, lessons on landscaping and gardening.
UN Office in Jordan Gets the Green Building Gold
JANUARY 22, 2012
Green Prophet loves to see green action at work through the entire building lifecycle! In the end, each occupant needs less total area. The
Jordan’s Wadi Rum in Pictures, a Green Prophet Journey
MAY 24, 2013
Jordan’s magical red dessert is short on plastic bags, throwaway bottles, and paper litter. Got seventy bucks and a night to spare?
Jordan Green Building Council Announces Creative Design Contest
NOVEMBER 27, 2011
Join a design contest and network with Jordan’s LEED-minded professionals. tale as cheesy as labneh , but it’s true. tap your inner muse!
Middle East: green hotels spiking upward
Green Traveler Guides
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Accor is also offering incentives to its general managers for reaching these green standards. ” Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea.
Turning words into energy at ‘Powering the Middle East’ in Jordan
APRIL 18, 2014
Related: Jordan moves ahead on its first solar PV project worth 52 megawatts. Hit the jump for details. Visit: [link] to get involved.
Movenpick Hotels & Resorts in Jordan get Green Globe certified
Green Traveler Guides
MAY 9, 2011
Mövenpick is aiming for all its properties to be Green Globe-certified within two years. Movenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea.
TEDxAmman – Mohammed Asfour’s Green Message
JANUARY 20, 2013
The chairman of the Jordan Green Building Council Mohammad Asfour tells us why nature inspires him to deliver a practical message of action.
10 Green Prophets for 2012
JANUARY 9, 2013
Despite civil unrest, dangerous regimes, and appalling environmental crimes and neglect, there are good green things afoot for the Middle East.
Basel Burgan: A Force Behind Jordan’s Anti-Nuke Movement
MARCH 26, 2012
Our interview with activist Basel Burgan, a leading figure against nuclear proliferation for energy, in Jordan. . Here Green Prophet interviews Basel Burgan, head of anti-nuke lobbyists The National Campaign to save Jordanians from the Nuclear Project. He’s working to change the direction of Jordan’s power generation.
Free training for Levantine green entrepreneurs
SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Are you a green entrepreneur ? Build – design our project using the “green business canvas” Step 3. Step 2. Step 4.
Tafila Financing In As Middle East’s Biggest Wind Farm in Jordan Takes Shape
DECEMBER 1, 2013
Jordan Wind Project Company (JWPC) will run the development of the wind farm. Energy Amman InfraMed Jordan Tafila wind
How Jean Bradbury Makes a Difference a World Away in Jordan
JUNE 12, 2013
My involvement is now supported through the generosity of Aramex Jordan who covers my airfare for twice yearly trips. How perfect is that?
Jarir Maani’s Field Guide to Jordan is Essential Trekking Gear (Interview)
JUNE 21, 2013
Green Prophet: Who came up with the idea for the Guide? Here’s my exchange with writer Jarir Maani. GP: What was your motivation?
Water as a tool for peace for Israel, Palestine and Jordan
OCTOBER 27, 2014
The inverse also holds true: failure to collaborate when managing shared water resources raises the risk of war. forward movement.
Greenpeace Raises More Questions Over Jordan’s Nuclear Plans
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Despite ongoing protests from green campaigners , it seems that Jordan is now determined to go down the path of nuclear power.
New Eco-Park Opens In Jordan
APRIL 19, 2011
After six years of hard work, Friends of the Earth Middle East have opened an eco-park in Jordan dedicated to preserving biodiversity.
Mind-blowing Jordan trip on $20 a day (PHOTOS)
JANUARY 12, 2014
Travel Amman Dead Sea eco-trip Jordan Sunday was Mawlid an-nab?, Temperatures will raise from 50F to 68F by the time we reach our destination.
Greenwash Alert: Shell To Fund Environmental Education In Jordan
NOVEMBER 11, 2011
Now, it has emerged that the oil company is funding university courses on water, energy and the environment in Jordan.
Enforcing Jordan’s Smoking Ban: Is the Kingdom Blowing Smoke?
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Five years following its ban on smoking in restaurants and other public spaces, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will start enforcing the rules.
INTERVIEW: Green Buildings and the Next Climate Summit In Qatar
JANUARY 24, 2012
The next stop on my whirlwind tour of all that is green and eco in Jordan is the Green Building Council. And perfect timing too.
Jordan’s US Embassy Sees Power in SOCCKET Balls
JUNE 27, 2013
The inventors stopped in at the US Embassy in Jordan to conduct educational programs for children and workshops for young entrepreneurs.
Jordan, the PA and Israel trade water from the Red and Sea of Galilee
DECEMBER 9, 2013
But not all parties are happy with political manoeuvrings around the announcement. Misinformed is an understatement!”
A Prince Leads Liquid Peace Initiative for Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey
APRIL 16, 2012
Green Prophet’s Karin meeting Jordan’s prince in 2010 in Switzerland.
TRIDE Links Jordan, Israel and US in Clean Tech
MAY 30, 2012
For Israel and Jordan, two Middle Eastern countries severely lacking in water and energy resources, renewable energy is a matter of survival.
Luxurious Chiseled Desert Lodge In Jordan Is Also Sustainable
APRIL 20, 2011
Chad Oppenheim’s design for an eco lodge in Jordan’s desert is absolutely breathtaking. New Eco-Park Opens in Jordan.
Companies that walk their talk, Waylon visits Kim of New Belgium.
JUNE 23, 2015
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Green Miner Pulls Minerals from Desalination’s Seawater Brine
AUGUST 30, 2012
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Jordan’s Environmentalists Seek Seat at Government Table
AUGUST 29, 2013
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Enforcing Smoke-free Workplaces in Jordan
MAY 14, 2012
See a news alert from The Jordan Times : Jordan featured as regional pioneer in enforcing smoke-free business environments? (There Green Prophet has frequently reported on smoking in the Kingdom, and throughout the Middle East. Every attempt to curb Jordan’s tobacco addiction deserves support and respect.