Your Poison, My Profit

2019 Sep 02

In an interview, Makram Ouaiss says Lebanese politicians may provoke a new trash crisis to reach their favored waste solutions.


How Blockchain Can Win the War Against Plastic Waste

2019 Aug 15

Start-ups are making incremental use of blockchain to reduce plastic waste, but the technology’s power to drive real change is yet to be realised.


Cities for the People

2019 Apr 12

Overcrowded, dirty, and disorderly cities undermine residents’ health as much as their happiness. With urbanization occurring at an unprecedented rate


The Middle East’s Authoritarians Have Come for Conservationists

2019 Apr 01

Environmental activists pushing for clean water, restrictions on poaching, and action on climate change have faced prison—or worse.


Nourishing Cities with Nature

2018 Jun 14

As rates of urbanization increase globally, city planners are working to reverse decades of reckless growth by returning nature to the built environment