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Eastern Mediterranean drought worst in 900 years – NASA

SHAFAQNA - A recent drought in the Eastern Mediterranean was the most devastating in nine centuries, a new NASA study shows. Scientists reached the conclusion after studying tree rings, which can indicate humidity changes over time. NASA…

Harvesting fog in western Yemen - How Yemen fights back with ingenuity

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SHAFAQNA - “God has given us the fog to quench our thirst,” says Umm Ali, mother of six, who lives in Manakha, Yemen. Manakha is a rural district in the mountains, where residents live in scattered settlements across the remote highlands.…

How does the Middle East view climate change compared with the rest of the world?

SHAFAQNA - A Pew study showed only 29 percent of those polled in the Middle East were worried about immediate effects of climate change. A recent study by the National Climate Change said the Gulf will be so hot by the end of…