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The Paper Bag Boy

BY ABDUL MUQEET
IN SHARJAH

"Say no to a plastic bag" and "Awareness is the key" are the mottos of Abdul Muqeet, a thirteen year old concerned about creatures survival and the Earth's future. He encourages a paper bag use and a conscious change starting now,realizing that we can not recycle the time.

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Bokashi

BY JO MARENGO
IN SHARJAH

Bokashi is an inexpensive and quick composting system for food waste and presenters Janine Sheard and Jo Morengo are very passionate to encourage sustainable waste management in the community, further improve UAE ecological footprint and keep nature alive!

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Responsible Tourism

BY RYAN INGRAM
IN SHARJAH

Ryan Ingram is showcasing responsible tourism in Banyan Tree Hotels&Resorts to support sustainable development. The resort's five core believes in corporate social responsibility are implemented in the set up and successful management of Al Wadi nature reserve around it actively engaging community.

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The Ghaf

BY TATIANA ABELLA
IN SHARJAH

The amazing Ghaf tree is an island of fertility, food  and a medicine explains Tatiana Abella ellaborationg on five years of studying it. The tree is protected now, named the National Union tree in UAE and given as a present to all interested in beauty, preservation, community development and sustainability.

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Designing Waste

BY LAMIS HARIB
IN SHARJAH

Lamis Harib elaborates on her passion to design everyday waste working as a designer and how we as humans shoud thrive in our designated ecosystem. She came up with a new waste model and her own business in biodepacking and packaging.

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YomiCal

BY RANDAH TAHER
@ VOL 7 ON JUN 13, 2015

"I'm always experimenting to find the artist in me."

In "YomiCal" from PechaKucha Night Sharjah Vol. 7Randah Taher shares the story of the evolution of YomiCal which blossomed through her love of paper, stitching, book-binding and notebook design. 

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The Bee'ah Wall

BY AMAL TARYAM
IN SHARJAH

A surprise reclaimed wall project gives insight into the think green life of young designer graduates in Sharjah. Amal Taryam guide us through different stages of learning, trying and decision making to make a sitting space by incorporating simple structure, the Bee'ah company landfill materials and beatiful light.

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U.A.E. Dolphin Project

BY ADA NATOLI
IN SHARJAH

Nobody should witness the extinction of species  in our times, believes Ada Natoli. She shares her passion for dolphins which sit ot the top of marine food chain and the story behind the U.A.E. Dolphin Project.

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Antarctic Expedition

BY AMEERA ALHARANKI
IN SHARJAH

Make a commitment for an environmental change and the leadership and sustainability program 2041 International Antarctic Expedition are the topics of Ameera AlHaranki's talk. The 10 days boat journey from Argentina to Antarctica included lectures, research of marine pollution and beaches contamination, a lot of hiking, journal writing, whales and penguins  watching, and adventurous  and breathtaking camping night.

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BaemBu

BY MATTHEW KING
IN SHARJAH

Mattew King tells the story of the social enterprise Baembu, a producer of apparel in ethical and sustainable way in allignment with the slow fashion and minimal branding concept. The company is organizing social media events to educate consumers to make a conscious choice in everything they do and ask themselves what change they can make, no matter how big or small.

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iSolarWorkx

BY MARAYA ART CENTRE SHARJAH
IN SHARJAH

Ali Abdel-Hafiz is a cofounder of iSolarWorkx which designs and manufactures renewable energy educational do it yourself kits and targets young generation to boost interest and understanding of science in creative manner. Millions of jobs in the renewable energy industry will be available in 2030's globally and the kits in English and Arabic are enhancing creative thinking and problem solving in the think-learn-play format.

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