Every year, the world marks Earth Day on April 22. Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the ‘modern environmental movement’ in 1970. Since Earth Day’s establishment, the fight for a clean environment has continued with increasing urgency, especially as the effects of climate change worsen
Qatar Natural History Group (QNHG), a group that’s working to raise awareness about the natural beauty of Qatar, regularly organises talks on a monthly basis to underscore different aspects of Qatar’s architecture, landscape, flora and fauna.
Shahida Ahmed is an artist, art educator, art activist and sculptor. The Pakistan-origin British national sees art as a “universal dialogue.” With her diverse background, education and multicultural experiences, Shahida believes that there is a lot of potential in the Doha art scene for “internatio
The hostile weather and challenging conditions could not dampen the buoyant spirit of sand artists as they recently attended a five-day-long art competition near Sealine Beach Resort. The first of its kind sand art competition, organised by Visual Arts Center, was won by a Filipino artist
As part of my regular trips for photography of nature, I went down to Zekreet – about 80km from Doha, just to have a good time and enjoy the drive away from the city and traffic, but also to take some photos with friends who share my passion for nature, wildlife and photography.
As a boy, Francisco Ramirez Cruz loved hiking with his grandfather up into the mountains of central Mexico. While the old man grazed sheep or hunted for wild mushrooms, Ramirez would play amid the throngs of monarch butterflies that migrated 3,000 miles to this forest each autumn, turning the blue
Numerous Doha-based expatriate artists have time and again accentuated Qatar’s landscape and culture through their creative skills. There have been so many foreign eyes that reflected on the native culture and scenery of this country.
There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world, yet there are a few things as surprising as the number of myths surrounding cats. Often seen as disloyal, recluse and passive aggressive creatures, the number of myths about the way cats behave and survive is a little startling, given that cats
California is in an earthquake drought. It has been almost five years since the state experienced its last earthquake of magnitude 6 or stronger — in Napa. Southern California felt its last big quake on Easter Sunday 2010, and that shaker was actually centred across the border
‘New rules implemented to abolish kafala (sponsorship) system, exit visa being waived’
When I play a character it’s another journey on a psychological level. I would never say that it changes me as Meryem, but I can say that it enriches me