Why Wear a Cloth Mask?

by MaryBeth Stuenkel, SustainableQATAR Why wear a face mask at all? As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, increasing again in countries and states where cases had been declining, guidance continues to evolve around how to stay safe and healthy. The latest guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) includes a recommendation for all people in … Continue reading Why Wear a Cloth Mask?

Living Sustainably During COVID-19

by Katrin Scholz-Barth, President, SustainableQATAR Viruses aren't the only things that spread through networks of people. Attitudes and behaviors do too, says Yale professor Nicholas Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, who has studied how this works.  “We’ve shown that altruistic behavior ripples through networks … . Networks will magnify whatever they are seeded with. They will magnify ... love … Continue reading Living Sustainably During COVID-19

Bee Keeping and Falconry in Qatar – Traditions and Environmental Challenges

Presenters: Mr. Khalid Alsuwaidi and Mr. Mohammed Al-Jaidah Bee Keeping in Qatar Mr. Khalid Alsuwaidi is one of the few professional Qatari beekeepers. He had been observing and interacting with the world of bees since the age of 12. Khalid started professional beekeeping in 2004 as a hobby and soon developed a passion for the … Continue reading Bee Keeping and Falconry in Qatar – Traditions and Environmental Challenges

Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry

"Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry" - Introducing Jute Bags and Environment Friendly Paper Products by Sangita Mukherjee   - Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry by Philippe Bannot, General Manager, The Mövenpick Tower and Suites, Doha, Qatar

Doha Green and Sustainability Summit

Doha Green and Sustainability Summit Presented by Ravi Raman, QatarToday VP   Much Ado About Carbon - Options for the Construction Sector? Presented by Dr. Alex Amato of Davis Langdon, Doha, Qatar - A Carbon Neutral Company  Dr. Alex Amato, an Associate with Davis Langdon, is working on the development of Life Cycle Assessment and especially Carbon … Continue reading Doha Green and Sustainability Summit

Qatar Green Awards 2009

Vani Saraswathi is managing editor of Oryx Advertisement Company, Publishers of Qatar Today, Qatar Al Yom, Woman Today, GLAM, The Connoisseur & Progress. Vani will give a summary of the Qatar Green Awards, what it is and means, explains the application guidelines and award process and, and then will introduce this years winners. 2009 Qatar Green Award Recipient: … Continue reading Qatar Green Awards 2009

SustainableQatar’s First Public Meeting

EduCare/Global Issues Conference Presented by: Adam Dodge / Mike Johnston ASD The American School of Doha invited to “Be the Change” at the EduCare Global Issues Conference March 12-14, 2009.  A number of inspirational speakers from all over the world will be facilitating dynamic and interesting sessions about world pressing issues including climate change, environmental … Continue reading SustainableQatar’s First Public Meeting