MOAS Saves Lives at World’s Most Dangerous Border Crossing – the Sea
Humanitarian / Innovation / Leaders & People / Science

MOAS Saves Lives at World’s Most Dangerous Border Crossing – the Sea

“There but for the grace of God, go I.” The world is witnessing the largest displacement of people escaping unconscionable atrocities, wars, conflicts, genocides, religious persecution, and hunger. In the Mediterranean area alone millions are displaced due to the Syrian conflict. Who would dare risk their own lives let alone the lives of their children … Continue reading

Egypt / Innovation / Leaders & People / Science / Switzerland

Green Thinking – Outside of the Box? Local First

Why is it ‘news’ when someone applies the rules of nature to architecture, climate change, or even national energy policies? Common sense is returning. Recently The Economist profiled the new U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu in the July 2, 2009 issue (see earlier post). Secretary Chu being a Nobel Prize winner in physics is a … Continue reading

Art / Egypt / International / Travel

Embrace Part II

Cairo is filled with unexpected surprises, especially the Cairo Egyptian Museum, which features centuries old stone carvings; plenty of coffins; dead bodies; and, organs in special vessels. Entering the museum reminds me vaguely of walking into the Louvre in Paris.  Crowds of people and tour guides buzzing.  More objects than one can possibly take in and history beyond human comprehension. Immediately in … Continue reading