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