Gouna: A Green Celebration

Way back when in 2001, Gouna took a green initiative, this is what we had to say. Anyone remember this?

Night and Day in Cairo; Part 2

In part one of our segment we told you a little about Media Production City in 6th of October, that houses over 10 spacious...

PieRide Happy Commuting towards a Desirable Future

By Marwa Farouk Cairo traffic! These two words are sure to create a knot in your stomach, perhaps even make you think, ‘I’m staying home...

AUC TEAM USES SOLAR ENERGY TO DEVELOP SELF-POWERED WIRELESS NETWORKS

Professor Yehea Ismail, director of the Center for Nanoelectronics and Devices at The American University in Cairo (AUC) and the Zewail City of Science...

AUC RESEARCH TEAM DEVELOPS NOVEL SOLAR PANELS TO BRIGHTEN ALLEYWAYS AND NARROW STREETS

Khaled Nassar, associate professor of construction and architectural engineering at The American University in Cairo, is working with a team of graduate students and...

Pause… Step back… Observe: Sustaining Life on our Planet

By Hani R. Eskander “On this finite planet, defining success and happiness through how much a person consumes is not sustainable” states Erik Assadourian, a...

Cairo’s Public Transportation Scene: A Ticking Bomb

By Basma Mostafa It does not take long for someone who has just arrived in Cairo to become familiar with the mayhem that passes for...

Gardening with Heba Yassin

“The beauty of age is that you don’t feel the need to impress people anymore,” said Heba Yassin, Khadra’s owner and founder, smiling shyly. Gardening...

Creating an eco-friendly garden

By Christopher Reeve ُThere is something comforting about the feel of a soft bed of grass.  People from Dublin to Buenos Aires enjoy lying on...

Preserving Desert Life at Arabia’s Wildlife Centre

Arabia’s Wildlife Centre in Sharjah is the second largest wildlife reserve in the world. In addition to preserving desert animals on the verge of...

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