Muttrah - Port Sultan Qaboos

OMRAN – driving Oman’s renaissance in tourism

“ACCESSIBILITY, safety, good weather, and friendly people. We have everything here,” says OMRAN CEO Peter Walichnowski, rolling out Oman's welcome mat for tourists and...
Bio-brick

No, we’re not taking the mickey: these wee bricks mean business

THE world’s first bio-brick created from human urine has been unveiled at University of Cape Town in South Africa. Bio-bricks are created through a natural process...
Desert, Drought

The most precious resource of them all in short supply for India

Resource-rich country is plagued by shortage of safe water supplies INDIA — the world’s seventh biggest economy — boasts impressive reserves of 87 natural resources, but one...
Cotton reels

Staying ahead of the game with a focus on quality and forward-thinking reinvention

Are you ‘XO’? It’s not a size, it’s a philosophy – and one that’s doing well for a particular company that is XO daily… STAYING...
Autopista A23, Beira Interior

Keeping roads safe and open – and the via truly global!

Globalvia literally lives up to its name — an international organisation dedicated to roads and rail infrastructure IT'S EASY to tout an environmentally friendly approach...
InterEcoForum

International debate on sustainable development at InterEcoForum

MARBELLA recently hosted the InterEcoForum, addressing sustainability, with presentations from 20 speakers from Spain, Russia, Greece, Latvia and Switzerland. The two-day meeting looked at Sustainable...
World Bank Logo

World leaders issue clarion call for accelerated action on water

A fundamental shift is needed to avert devastating consequences, says high-level panel on water A HIGH-level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State...
Bitcoin and power lines

Time to talk about crypto – and its effects on the environment

The Spanish town of Marbella will host the seventh annual InterEcoForum next month, dedicated to sustainable development and applied blockchain technologies. The charming Andalusian town...
Steel dresses catwalk

Steeling the limelight in world of fashion

Daring design: a collaboration between a Swedish fashion designer and an innovative steel manufacturer creates steel thinner than silk By Abi Grogan CHOOSING the right outfit...
Cost of going green

Eco-frenzy or eco-friendly – the real cost of going green

Market expectations and tangible cost benefits are the new cornerstones of corporate sustainability goals. NAOMI SNELLING reports Financial experts point out that as the global...