The Paper Bag Boy
BY ABDUL MUQEET
"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.
BY RYAN INGRAM
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.
BY TATIANA ABELLA
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.
BY RANDAH TAHER
Randah Taher shares the long story of evolution of YomiCal through her love for paper, stitching, book binding and notebook design incorporating Coptic stitch! First she created a weekly diary - calendar, then made a monthly one using more than one hundred tips and now is interested in experimenting and creating new forms of calendar and waiting for your creative ideas and suggestions.
The Bee'ah Wall
BY AMAL TARYAM
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.
BY AMEERA ALHARANKI
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.
BY MATTHEW KING
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.
BY MARAYA ART CENTRE 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.