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Aspartame Patent Made Public With Shocking Revelation

Aspartame patent made public with shocking revelation.

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16 year old Turkish Teen Makes Bioplastic from Banana Peels

Meet Elif Bilgin, the latest in a string of wunderkids from the Middle East and North Africa, who invented a bioplastic made from banana peels.

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World Bank Tests Waters on Pipeline to Save Dead Sea

The ongoing deterioration of the Dead Sea's water levels has brought together policymakers from Israel, Jordan, and Palestine in an effort to find a solution.

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Youth Movement Strives for Action on Climate Change in Qatar

While politicians offered little hope for progress at the recent UN Climate talks in Doha, Qatar, Arab youth offered up some sense of optimism by staging the first public demonstration in Qatar's history. The demonstration signified the birth of a new youth movement that has its focus on climate change in the Middle East.

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Dubai to Build Replica of Taj Mahal Four Times Bigger than Original

Dubai puts itself on the ‘I’m-too-ridiculous-to-be-true’ map again. This time by planning to build a replica of the Taj Mahal and naming it ‘Taj Arabia’

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Saudi Oil Wells May Run Dry By 2030

According to a 150-page report by Citigroup, Saudi Arabian oil could dry up as early as 2030 which is a lot sooner than previously thought.

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Cambridge’s Eco Mosque Receives Planning Permission

Years after it was first announced, the Cambridge eco mosque has finally received planning permission.

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Thousands Displaced From Middle Eastern Land Grab

Human Rights Watch reports that tens of thousands of Ethiopians are being made destitute so their land could be leased to foreign investors.

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iPhone Device Tells if Your Food is Really Organic

Unless you grow your own food on a roof or balcony or in traditional backyard garden, the Lapka iPhone device might be for you.

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Embracing a Greener Ramadan

Green iftars, and sustainable ways Muslims can approach the holy month of Ramadan.