By Chibuike Burxymoore Emmanuel, Nigeria When popular Nigerian musician TY Bello sang the song ‘The Land is Green’ from her Greenland album, she was re-echoing an ideal birthed by Nigeria’s founding fathers. This ideal is captured so ebulliently on the Nigerian flag which is striped Green White Green. This greenness represents the rich and fertile soil-the … Continue reading Greenland
By Sara HADDOU AMAR, PhD As part of the National Strategy for Sustainable Development, and Morocco's efforts to reduce its environmental footprint by 2030, the Moroccan government is seeking to increase the percentage of hybrid or electric cars in the country. The plan is to gradually change its car arsenal by 30% in 2021, replacing old … Continue reading Towards a new environmental strategy: Morocco’s National plan to increase the use of eco-cars by 2021
Agadir is one of the most famous cities in Morocco. People visit it during the whole year because they fall in love with its charm, warm weather, and the generosity of its citizens. Agadir is not only visited by Moroccans but also by foreigners, who admit how much they enjoy their stay in this beautiful … Continue reading Agadir’s beach suffers from pollution by Khadija Amahal, Morocco
I still remember the look of pure joy on Mor’s face as we hugged each other that morning in October in the heart of Kathmandu. I remember that scene just as a whirlwind; I remember my own feelings of joy. I was in the middle of a long solo trip across Asia, and Mor, a … Continue reading Without Water We Are Nothing, by Clem, Israel.
In a combat to fight global warming, Morocco hosted a climate summit from November 7-18th. This conference known as the Conference of Parties is the supreme decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). COP22 took place in Marrakech, one of the most mesmerizing cities in the world. The city was … Continue reading My best moments at COP22 | Oumaima Fathi, Morocco
At a conference this morning at the Institute for National Security studies in Tel Aviv, Israel, experts from various international organizations and nationalities discussed the water crisis that has been plaguing the Middle East since the beginning of time and the possible solutions. One audience member who had no prior connection to this issue marveled … Continue reading Peace through Water – Megan Pettus, USA
Renewable energy became as never before an up-to-date debate in many countries in this world. Many developed and developing countries are still arguing the effectiveness of those energies while other countries are leading the world, like Uruguay who is generating almost 90% of its electricity from renewables, or Costa Rica, which maintained a 100% renewable … Continue reading Isn’t it time for a Tunisian Renewable Revolution? by Emna Chebbi, Tunisia