Social Media as a Tool for Environment Protection

By taking advantage of social media, people can make a positive difference in the world. As far as environment protection is concerned, social media can potentially act both as bullhorn and tallying system that is needed to show that not only are people demanding change, but it is a multitude compared to just a few. The degradation of earth’s environment has become more popular to discuss in the last decade, and while individuals can alter their routines and habits to be greener, the major companies can make the most impact. While someone on their own might lack the ability to … Continue reading

جائزة عبد الحميد شومان للابتكار

إيماناً من مؤسسة عبد الحميد شومان بأهمية تعزيز الفكر القيادي وجهودها المستمرة لخلق بيئة محفزة للابتكار والإبداع والإنتاجية بهدف تمكين الابتكار العلمي والثقافي كاستجابةً لقضايا المجتمع والاقتصاد المحلي والاقليمي، تطلق المؤسسة جائزة تعنى بالابتكار؛ العلمي والمجتمعي. تهدف الجائزة إلى تعزيز مجتمع المعرفة، ودفع عجلة الاقتصاد من خلال دعم الثورة الصناعية الرابعة القائمة اليوم على الابتكار لتخطي التحديات المفروضة على العالم، وإيجاد فرص عمل وأنماط تشغيل جديدة تحسّن نوعية الحياة وتُفضي إلى تقدُّم ونهضة المجتمعات. فروع جائزة عبد الحميد شومان للابتكار الابتكار العلمي:تهدف الجائزة ضمن هذا الفرع إلى تحفيز البحث العلمي التطبيقي والذي يفضي بدوره الى تطوير نماذج وتطبيقات وحلول تكنولوجية … Continue reading

Wildlife Protection in Bahrain

Wildlife maintain ecological balance of nature, food chain and nature cycles and plays an important role in the environment and for human progress through availability of large gene pool for the scientists to carry research and breeding programs in agriculture, animal husbandry and fishery. The World Conservation Union estimates that there are more than 16,000 wildlife species that are currently threatened with extinction. In the last 500 years, 820 species have become extinct as a result of human activity.  Bahrain has very limited wildlife population, and its conservation is of great importance. Al Areen Wildlife Park located in Sakhir is a … Continue reading

7 Unique Ways the World is Adapting to Limited Resources

Globally speaking, we use 30 percent more of the earth’s non-renewable resources than is sustainable. Unsustainability means using resources at a quicker rate than they can regenerate, therefore limiting their availability for future generations. Resource limitations include deforestation, degraded soil, polluted air and water sources, water table depletion, acidic oceans, and declines in biodiversity. One of the most impactful ways for the consumer goods industry to help the planet is to play a part in adapting to the decreased availability of resources and sustainability. This means redesigning consumer products and production systems to use fewer environmentally harmful or resource-depleting raw … Continue reading

السلوك المستدام : مسؤولية اخلاقية

الإستدامة البيئية يتفاعل الحديث عنها بدراية وبدون دراية، وصار الحديث بشأنها موضة العصر إذ أضحت محط حديث العارفين وغير العارفين بمعانيها وابعادها في منظومة الامن البيئي، و الإستدامة البيئية منتج فعلي للسلوك المستدام، وتمثل في بعدها ثقافة ومسؤولية قبل ان تكون إجراء قانوني واداري، برغم ان ذلك مطلب لتوفير القواعد المؤسسة لبناء نظام الحماية الكفيل بصون السلوك المستدام في العلاقة مع النظم البيئية. وعندما نشير الى ذلك فإننا ننطلق من واقع مشاهد الخلل في عدم الالتزام بالقواعد القانونية والادارية الوطنية والاقليمية والدولية المنظمة للسلوك البشري مع النظم البيئية، إذ انه برغم وجود القواعد التشريعية والتعاقدية والتوافقية والعرفية نشهد اتساع رقعة … Continue reading

Energy Globe Award: Participate in the Largest Environmental Award!

Energy Globe Award annually honors outstanding, sustainable projects in the field of environment and energy. The award is presented nationally in more than 180 countries, as well as internationally in 5 categories: Earth, Fire, Water, Air and Youth. With applications a year from more than 180 countries, Energy Globe Award has become the largest environmental prize worldwide. The international category winners are awarded in a ceremony which is broadcasted all over the world, receive a total of 10,000 Euro as prize money and are in the spotlight of international media coverage. Projects with a focus on the conservation of resources, … Continue reading

How Small Companies Can Influence Environment Protection

A business can have a tremendous impact on the environment despite its size. As a small business, you have a key role to play on how to decrease pollution and green your business. Depending on the size of your business you can change how goods are procured or manufactured. Moreover, technology can decrease the use of non-renewable sources of energy. Every effort, no matter how small can have a positive impact on the environment. Nowadays, there are many sustainable ways of manufacturing goods. If this is incorporated into small companies, it could have an immense impact on the environment. Pollution … Continue reading

Sustainable Water Management and River Rehabilitation in Jordan Valley

In the context of EcoPeace Middle East's recently released Regional Integrated NGO Master Plan, the key challenge in sustainable water management is to overcome the water scarcity related problems  in the Jordan Valley. This means creating a sustainable water supply system that meets the current and future domestic and agricultural water demands; and at the same time preserves the water resources for future generations and for the environment. This requires an Integrated Water Resources Management regime for the whole (Lower) Jordan River, based on international co-operation among Israel, Jordan and Palestine, supported with adequate water management tools (like WEAP) to ensure sustainable … Continue reading

Habitat Loss in MENA

Habitat loss of native species in MENA region is increasing at a sensational rate as a consequence of natural and human causes. MENA has diverse ecosystems, including aquatic and terrestrial, with different climate patterns. The region have three globally recognized hotspots; the Irano-Anatolian region, the Mediterranean forest region and the Horn of Africa region. According to 2015 IUCN Red List, approximately 2476 species in MENA are under threat comprising of mammals, fishes, birds, molluscus, amphibians, reptiles, and other species.  28% of threatened species comprises of fishes, 18% plants, 12% birds, 9% mammals and rest others. IUCN data show highest threatened species in Turkey (379), … Continue reading

Why We Need to Use Technology to Fight Climate Change

Climate change is a colossal challenge, and it can seem like individual actions won’t be enough to tackle it, or that we don’t have the resources necessary. But neither of those are true. There are many individual actions we can all take that will help change the course of climate change. Many technologies available at both consumer and industrial levels can play a role, from simple things like switching to LED lights to complex processes such as building wind farms for renewable energy. With so many people consuming our valuable resources, science says humans are a main cause of climate … Continue reading

Strategizing Water Security in the GCC to Meet the Needs of a Growing Population

Water security has become an increasingly hot topic in the GCC as regional governments struggle to meet the water needs of a rapidly increasing population. If population and development levels maintain their fast-paced upward trajectory, so too will the demand for water, food, and energy increase at the same rate. The Gulf region as a whole remains geographically handicapped in the sense no major rivers flow through it, and it possesses few renewable aquifer endowments. Therefore, there is an urgent need for these states to manage their scarce water resources efficiently. Currently, the states rely heavily on groundwater sources, followed … Continue reading

10 Eco-Friendly Project Ideas for School Students

We should take care of our ecology. We kill our nature every day and this tendency must be stopped. Many schools teach little schoolers on how to protect our nature. There are different ecological projects that are initiated to rescue nature. We have 10 eco-friendly project ideas for school students that will engage them in being “green”. Teachers may also find this information useful to generate more ideas. Firstly, we’d like to pay your attention to the main risk factors that negatively affect the environment. Take a look at the list below borrowed from online custom essay writing company and … Continue reading

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