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Swarms of up to 80 Million Locusts Decimating Crops In East Africa, Threatening Food Security For 13 Million People

The United Nations (UN) has called on the international community to provide nearly $76 million to finance aerial spraying of pesticides in East Africa, where swarms of locusts continue to decimate crops and threaten food security in the region. In a tweet published Thursday, the Executive Director for the UN World Food Programme warned that if countries “do nothing” now, they will be forced to spend 15 times more money to feed the 13 million people “devastated by the loss of their crops a...
Tags: Photography, News, Uncategorized, Famine, Uganda, Oman, South Sudan, Un, Tanzania, Somalia, Indian Ocean, Arabian Peninsula, East Africa, United Nations UN, UN World Food Programme, Beasley


Swarms of up to 80 Million Locusts Decimating Crops In East Africa, Threatening Food Security of 13 Million People

The United Nations (UN) has called on the international community to provide nearly $76 million to finance aerial spraying of pesticides in East Africa, where swarms of locusts continue to decimate crops and threaten food security in the region. In a tweet published yesterday, the Executive Director for the UN World Food Programme warned that if countries “do nothing” now, they will be forced to spend 15 times more money to feed the 13 million people “devastated by the loss of their crops ...
Tags: Photography, News, Uncategorized, Famine, Uganda, Oman, South Sudan, Un, Tanzania, Somalia, Indian Ocean, Arabian Peninsula, East Africa, United Nations UN, UN World Food Programme, Beasley


PHOTO: The Treasury at Petra, Jordan, Carved Out of Solid Rock

The Treasury at Petra, Jordan, is one of the most magnificent archaeological sites in the world. The structure was carved from solid rock by the Nabataeans, who are thought to have been an ancient Arabic tribe. Very little is known about the Nabataeans. It is believed that they began as a nomadic tribe, wandering the northern Arabian Peninsula in search of water and pastures for their herds of animals. Over time they settled in the area now known as Petra, which was situated at the crossroa...
Tags: Travel, Daily Photo, Photography, Culture, Treasury, Jordan, Petra, Cultural Travel, Arabian Peninsula, Petra Jordan, The Siq, Petra Jordan Carved Out of Solid Rock


Rise of the Professional Hiker: Inside the Lives of 4 Pro Outdoor Adventurers

When I phone 34-year-old speed-hiking guru Jennifer Pharr Davis, she is working on a book deadline two-years-in-the-making and has exactly four days to round out final edits. Meanwhile, she’s supposed to be prepping for her latest thru-hike—this time, it’s the Mountains to Sea Trail, a 1,175-mile route that begins at Clingmans Dome in the Smoky Mountains and terminates at Jockey’s Ridge State Park on the Outer Banks, and effectively bisects the state of North Carolina. FOLLOW ALONG WITH JPD’S MS...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, California, Washington, Hiking, Iraq, India, America, Sport, Cycling, Alaska, Arizona, Davis, George Clooney, Usa Today, North Carolina


20 Inspiring Middle Eastern Influencers You Should Follow Right Now

I always thought I understood what it meant when people said "representation matters," but I really didn't know what I was missing until I challenged myself to put together a list of successful female influencers from the Middle East.What I found was a group of brilliant young women who work and inspire a whole new world. Having someone who looks like you to look up to (or culling inspiration from someone who looks like you but lives a completely different reality) can be incredibly impactful. ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Instagram, California, Youtube, Saudi Arabia, US, Nike, Kanye West, Vogue, Middle East, Netherlands, Dubai, Muslim


20 Stylish Middle Eastern Influencers You Should Follow Right Now

I always thought I understood what it meant when people said "representation matters," but I really didn't know what I was missing until I challenged myself to put together a list of successful female influencers from the Middle East.What I found was a group of brilliant young women who work and inspire a whole new world. Having someone who looks like you to look up to (or culling inspiration from someone who looks like you but lives a completely different reality) can be incredibly impactful. ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, London, Instagram, California, Youtube, Saudi Arabia, US, Nike, Kanye West, Vogue, Middle East, Netherlands, Dubai, Muslim


Meet Our New Middle East Beauty Correspondent

When the media discusses international beauty trends, the conversation is generally dominated by Korean companies, with a few obligatory "How to Whatever Like A French Girl" articles thrown in. But lately, we've noticed a growing number of beauty disciples turning their eyes to the Middle East.From prominent Muslim beauty bloggers — Huda Kattan, Nura Afia, and Dalal AlDoub — to halal-certified beauty products, the Middle East, in our humble opinion, is the next big beauty hot spot.Which is why ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, NYC, Chicago, Middle East, Dubai, Arabian Peninsula, Huda Beauty, Kattan


Abu Dhabi: 3 destinations in 1

HOME TO MORE THAN 1.5 million people and one of the most futuristic skylines on Earth, Abu Dhabi has the beach clubs and year-round sunshine of Miami combined with the level of glitz and glamor you could only find in a city that launched one of the most expensive hotels ever built. But the capital of the UAE also celebrates its rich Emirati heritage: bartering in souks, sailing the Gulf on traditional dhows — you can do it all here. The city’s also on its way to becoming one of the Middle East’s...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, Superman, Unesco, Middle East, Oman, Miami, Batman, Tripadvisor, Warner Bros, Sebastian Vettel, Abu Dhabi, Yemen, Aston Martin, Uae, Unesco World Heritage Sites



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