Collective vegetable gardens making an impact

Collective vegetable gardens making an impact Combining gardening, healthy food, economy, and social links – it’s possible! Collective vegetable gardens are being deployed in cities to offer city dwellers a place to garden collectively. Gardening for healthy eating Not everyone can own a garden, let alone have access to a healthy diet. To the detriment…

Lithium batteries finally recycled!

Lithium batteries finally recycled! For many, riding a scooter or electric bicycle is an environmentally friendly act. However, this mode of transportation has its drawbacks. The eco-organization, Screlec, intends to put an end to them. Polluting electric batteries When you walk around major French cities, it is not uncommon to come face to face with…

The return of the Tasmanian devils

The return of the Tasmanian devils In order to prevent the Tasmanian devils from disappearing from the planet, a program has developed to prevent their extinction.  After residing only on the island of Tasmania, the species has recently been reintroduced to Australia’s mainland for the first time in 3000 years. The extinction of the species…

Retrofit : change the engine, not the car

If driving is a necessity, the planet and our health don’t quite agree. As such, there has been a new growing trend of retrofitting. This involves placing an electric motor in an old car. Cars and pollution Cars are present everywhere. We can’t imagine our daily life without them. However, from its construction to its…

The Lebanese diaspora helps Lebanon

The Lebanese explosion that occurred last year, continues to arouse international emotion, including that of the Lebanese diaspora. Far from remaining motionless, the latter are assisting from a distance. A Lebanese in crisis The Lebanese population struggles to recover in a country plagued by multiple crises. Since October 2019, Lebanon has been facing an socioeconomic…

Replacing palm oil is possible! 

Replacing palm oil is possible! Changing the palm oil narrative. A healthy and sustainable substitute has been found by two Canadian researchers. A good oil  Professor Alejandro Marangoni and doctoral student, Reed Nicholson, food scientists at the University of Guelph, have discovered out how to replace palm oil. Their invention replicates the advantages of palm…

Empowerment through reading

Education is a “human right for all,” according to UNESCO, yet reading is not widespread among refugees and other vulnerable populations. Researcher, Rana Dajani, is fighting to reverse this trend, so much so that she has just been named the regional winner for the Middle East and North Africa of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.…

Crossing the United States on a bike trail!

Crossing the United States on a bike trail! A coast-to-coast hike and bike trail is coming to the United States. An old idea The non-profit organization, Rails-to-Trails-Conservancy (RTC), is building the largest bicycle path the United States has ever seen! It is the “Great American Rail-Train”. Since 2016, it has been bringing together private and…