Eco Blue Flags Fly at 12 More Green Beaches in United Arab Emirates
OCTOBER 3, 2013
there is also a silver lining that the planet loves: 12 more beaches in the United Arab Emirates have earned the Blue Flag.
Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1
Green Traveler Guides
JULY 5, 2012
Even sleep starved, I can see that this airport where I now find myself—in the United Arab Emirates’ city-state version of Las Vegas—is swank beyond belief. Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Flashes of men in elegant white kandura robes, guthra headscarves [.]
United Arab Emirates Celebrates 41 Years – at the Zoo
DECEMBER 2, 2012
The Arab Gulf emirates celebrates National Day at the zoo until Dec 3. Travel & Nature Al Ain Zoo animals United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2
Green Traveler Guides
OCTOBER 16, 2012
| Luxury Fit For a Green Sheikh | The towering skyscrapers of Dubai disappear behind me in a haze. Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. We have far to go, and we’re flying [.]
Arabian eco-fashion show asks: how green is your abaya?
MARCH 13, 2014
The Eco Fashion Show, which features a catwalk made of green building materials, runs from April 8-12. What’s an eco- Muslimah to do?
Augmented Reality Projected on Mosque, Fireworks Alternative
JANUARY 10, 2012
In Jaffa, Israel the Arabs there shoot off fireworks instead. Architecture & Urban Abu Dhabi going green mosque United Arab Emirates
10 Ways Abu Dhabi Leads The Arab Gulf’s Green Revolution
OCTOBER 17, 2012
Read on for the ten best ways that the United Arab Emirates emirate Abu Dhabi is leading the way for the Middle East. .
People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris
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MARCH 16, 2015
Abu Dhabi Turns to Natural Gas Green Transport
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
Read more about this initiative and all about how Abu Dhabi is leading the region’s green revolution. How green are they?
Wharton’s Looking for Middle East Green-novation at Innovation Tournament
MARCH 22, 2012
Knowledge@Wharton and a college in the United Arab Emirates Launch Innovation Tournament for Green Ideas in the Middle East.
Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming
OCTOBER 13, 2012
New media provides innumerable possibilities for innovation and environmental education from the Middle East. And as Europe and the U.S.
Turning Arabian Desert Fog Into Energy and Water
DECEMBER 27, 2012
Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin will be heading there in January for a week of sustainable events. The idea is simple.
Dubai Summer Holiday – Do’s and Don’ts for Foreign Travelers
JULY 5, 2013
Among the seven member states of the United Arab Emirates , Dubai – if it was a Disney dwarf – could be called “Tolerant”.
Architectural Pornography: Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower
MARCH 22, 2013
Green Prophet’s told you all about Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower. Then Pakistan upstaged both with their own biggest building boast.
Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]
DECEMBER 23, 2013
Now some 80 regions in the Arab world are being tracked by satellite to show us how much environmental destruction happening is man-made. .
Drones monitor flamboyances of flamingos in this Arab country
JUNE 26, 2014
Green Tech and Gadgets animals United Arab Emirates wildlife conservation Click here to view the embedded video.
How the UAE can push eco-friendly energy solutions forward
AUGUST 10, 2015
Energy oil United Arab EmiratesThe pressure for environmentally friendly energy solutions on the globe is now more than ever.
The mailman is a drone in this Middle East country [video]
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
But a new initiative from the United Arab Emirates puts a little 21st Century technology into the old mail carrier.
Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute Files U.S. Patent for Advanced Battery tech
MARCH 6, 2012
patent United Arab EmiratesMasdar Institute makes first foray into advanced lithium battery technology. Surprise !
Green Investment Bank and Masdar Ink Agreement to Link Mideast to Britain
MAY 8, 2013
The creation of the Green Investment Bank is one of the Coalition Government’s key green achievements.
Dubai Might Buy Solar off Roofs
MARCH 17, 2012
Related: Green Gas Station Meets Stringent New Dubai Building Code ). To incentivize architects to add solar!). The U.S. The U.S.
Will GM’s Green Cadillac Sell in the UAE?
AUGUST 21, 2011
Sleek, green and probably expensive ; GM’s extended range ELR will soon be coming off assembly lines. percent stake in Tesla Motors.
Global Land Grabs: Benefits, Emerging Dangers, and Growing Anxieties
APRIL 16, 2011
An Arab country is among the top 3. Food & Health Africa conflict food United Arab EmiratesThe target: Africa.
Interview With Abu Dhabi's Most Innovative Design Couple
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monoian have made the United Arab Emirates their home, for which we are very grateful. Any final words?
Abu Dhabi’s New Market “The Souq” Harkens Us Back to Disco Days
MARCH 21, 2013
Nestled in the base of the Emirate’s new World Trade Center is a marvelous modern souk (market). That market began in the 1970′s.
How ertex Integrates Solar cells into Middle East Buildings
MAY 9, 2013
Architecture & Urban Abu Dhabi al ain Al Ain Zoo Austria building integrated photovoltaic ertex United Arab Emirates
Eole Uses Wind Power to Make Water From Desert Air
APRIL 18, 2012
Business & Politics Water Abu Dhabi Eole Water green design United Arab Emirates water water conservation
The Accelerating Decline of World Oceans: Why It Matters for the Middle East
JULY 1, 2011
World Ocean Day- 6 Tips to Green the Seas. Travel & Nature fish marine pollution Middle East Persian Gulf Red Sea United Arab Emirates
WMS Metal Industries Sorts Recyclables and Makes $ With Push of Button
JUNE 4, 2013
Architecture & Urban Abu Dhabi MWS Metal Industries United Arab Emirates However, hope is on the horizon. Literally. “A
Formula One Drivers Take On Dubai in an Electric Twizy Frenzy (video!)
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
This could take driving green in Dubai to a whole new level. What made it even more special was the fact that the Twizy is a green car.
Visionary Masdar CEO Named “Champion of the Earth” by UN
JUNE 8, 2012
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the Masdar CEO, is the recipient of this year’s United Nations’ Champions of the Earth award. Like “the Green Shiekh” Dr Al Jabar was strongly influenced by Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Related: The Green Sheikh’s Eco-Hero. The award is deserved.
Time to Pause: Risks of Nuclear in the Volatile Middle East and North Africa Region
MARCH 16, 2011
The Arab region holds the densest concentration on earth of countries seeking to generate nuclear electricity for the first time.
Masdar Looks to Make Good on Solar Power in Saudi Arabia
SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
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An Energy Insider for Nuclear Newcomers in the Middle East
JULY 9, 2013
Can the industry be “greened”? United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia. Turkey. Jordan. Egypt. About $22 billion is needed.
Tuataras Not Hybrids Rule the Road at Dubai Car Show
NOVEMBER 13, 2011
When Green Prophet’s Tafline was in Abu Dhabi earlier this year she was flummoxed by the lack of pubic transportation in the region.
Masdar City’s Pod Car Makers – The Interview
MAY 9, 2011
Director of the Masdar City PRT project, Robbert from 2getthere talks to Green Prophet about Masdar’s modest fleet of driverless pod cars.
It's The Beginning Of The End For Plastic Bags In Abu Dhabi
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Residents of the United Arab Emirates use 11.6 billion plastic bags every year. That’s 11.6 And for what? um, really?
How the Middle East Should Can Coordinate A Sustainable Agenda
APRIL 2, 2011
In looking toward the future, social Greens throughout the region would do well to coordinate an agenda geared toward a sustainable tomorrow. As a new political order struggles to assert itself in the autocratic states of the Middle East novel challenges – and possibilities – emerge. … [ visit site to read more ].
Arab Spring May Boost Chance for Desertec Solar Power
JUNE 5, 2011
Libyan Revolution Will End Gadaffi’s Green Visions. Political stability, as well as sunshine is needed for Desertec solar projects.
Estidama Is the Arab World’s Sustainability Rating System: Watch Films on Estidama
APRIL 10, 2013
Any companies looking to work in the United Arab Emirates green space should watch these movies to get the basics.