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Hydroponic Gardening Centers

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on May 6, 2012 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Bidding war..!       By Mohammed Al A'ali,  Posted on » Sunday, May 06, 2012

BAHRAIN'S municipal councils have entered a bidding war to attract a pioneering project that will grow plants, fruits and vegetables without soil.

Four of the five councils are compe...

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Ras al Bar- south of the Island

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on April 14, 2012 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A video of a small family group of Orcas in Bahraini territorial waters


Getting to see the Southern most tip of the Kingdom could not be missed.

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Sakhir camping- tree of life

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on April 12, 2012 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)

While driving through sakhir desert I was stunned by the garbage left by the campers in the previous season.

If I was the southern municipal council I would trace the way back owners of the left behind tents - wood- toilet- porta-cabins etc, which is possible  since every person that wanted to camp had to have a license and place assignment numbers.

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AlAreen Wilflife park desert(ed)

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on April 10, 2012 at 7:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Having lived in Bahrain over 27 and husband having an office in AlAreen Wildlife park I  had the pleasure of visiting the park many many times in the past.


Having guests from abroad I could not miss the chance to go again.

I was so very disappointed!!

From the original 8 square kilometer less than 4 kilometer is left absorbed by the ever expand...

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Recycle IT

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on March 30, 2012 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)


When I was at the Brunel Lecture I met another very interesing person, never realising when I met him that I was very interesed in the project he supports:

Ahmed Buhazza, a member of its advisory committee and the executive director of the project Recycle IT.

About the ...

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Incinerator in the Kingdom

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on March 28, 2012 at 2:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I came back from the Bahrain Green tec. a few weeks ago and thought to myself what can I do about the incinerator ?

Even if this doesn't spew out co2 due to stringent laws (but how will these be enforced in the Kingdom of Bahrain?) the fact remains that it's end product is highly  poisonous ash.

Some information:

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Atkins- ICE Brunel lecture march 20th 2012

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on March 28, 2012 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)


Atkins’ Middle East chairman and former chief executive Keith Clarke  delivered his Brunel International Lecture in Bahrain on behalf of the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). His lecture was under the patronage of the Minister of Energy, Dr. Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza and supported by the Bahrain Society of Engineers.

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Bahrain International Green Tech-Expo & Forum 2012

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on March 15, 2012 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (1)

13th-15th MARCH 2012

http://www.bgte2012.com/

Bahrain Green-Tech EXPO is a new trade show dedicated to the green consumer products and services

I thought I drop by at the expo/ forum today and see what it all about.

Very interesting - the forum was trying to get some recommendations on paper- 4 pages in huge print single sided- but who for and are they really thinking that it will help- first practice what you preach - the recommendations were still not finished s...

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Is this the end of the friends of the environment and reem society

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on February 8, 2012 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (1)

I just came back from the last meeting of the environment friends society.

This NGO is run by the outspoken Khawla Mohannadi

She is the founder of Environmental Friends Society, and REEM program for young environmentalist leaders, and  Environmental Alliances, creating first environmental lobby for Bahrain.

She also represented ...

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Trap neuter release dog and cats -bad idea

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on January 16, 2012 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Still waiting for the Public commission to give me a report on how many animals have been ripped apart at alareen wildlife park since a pack of dogs do not normally kill for food their attacks usually leads to mutilation of cattle and killing of pets dogs/cats.

I am first and foremost for the environment and its indigenous animals in the Kingdom.

Feral cats and desert dogs are not indigenous but so called "loving pets" left by expats that can't be bothered to cough up the m...

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Wind energy deal Bahrain by Al Namal Group

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on January 16, 2012 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Reading through the bussiness section today in the GDN I found the following article.

Again its only a study.

Al Namal group could save money by talking to Dr. Waheeb Eissa Al-Nasser -Professor of Applied Physics at the University of Bahrain - who happens to have done many seminars and studies about the posiblilty of  a offshore windfarm to generate renewable energy for the KIngdom of Bahrain.

Gulf Daily News Jan 16 2012


MANAMA: Bahrain-based Al N...

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Towards zero waste

Posted by Jameela Mohanna on November 20, 2011 at 7:20 AM Comments comments (1)

1st Bahrain waste managment forum and exhibition

November 14-15 2011 Gulf Hotel Bahrain.

I caught the last day of the forum at the event and was given a few home truths but about that later.

Mr Rehan Ahmed from the NCWP spoke about the hazardous waste area.  Can you imagine that companies pay a paltry amount (40BD M3) for the disposal of hazardous waste.

Why a small ...

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A crying Shame for Bahrain's recycling efforts

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Gvision to sell it's Reverse Vending Machines RVM for lack of sponsors in Bahrain



2015

Telecommunications company VIVA Bahrain annou...

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