Volume 17, No.169, April 2012

5 Mohammad Al-Kassas, the conscience of Arab environment (editorial by Najib Saab)
14 Environmental causes of the Arab spring (cover story)
20 An Arab scientist who stirred up humanity
22 Efficient lighting activities in the Middle East and North Africa
26 Restoration of Wadi Hanifa wetlands in Saudi Arabia
30 Bioenergy potential in Lebanon
32 Rusaifa phosphate mounds, a hotspot in Jordan
40 Jabal Moussa, a biosphere reserve in Lebanon
46 New species discovered in Surinam
51 Ladybirds change color with climate change
52 Green Islamic bonds
54 Regional Organization for the Protection of Marine Environment (ROPME)
56 Observer organizations in the climate change negotiations a survey
70 Race to the bottom of the ocean

Volume 17, No.170, May 2012

5 Are Arabs ready for Rio? (editorial by Najib Saab)
14 War over natural resources in Southern Sudan (cover story)
20 Upper Jordan River conflict
24 A green building for WHO in Amman
27 Dirty laundry Greenpeace report on toxic chemicals in brand clothes
28 Electronic waste in Jordan
30 Living from Garbage recycling scavengers in Tunisia
32 Giant umbrellas to shade pilgrims in Medina
40 Boraa forest natural reserve in Yemen
44 Prehistoric treasures in Mexico’s drowned caves
50 Souk El Tayeb organic market in Beirut
52 Prehistoric paintings and carvings on Moroccan rocks
54 How climate change drives disaster aid
56 Impact of dam construction in Turkey