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Makkah successfully reduces heat in pedestrian pathways at holy sites
"The first phase of the project included coating the pedestrian pathway in Mina all the way to the Jamarat facilities".
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New water-cooling system tested in Mina -
"Cold drinking water is one of the most sought-after commodities in many of Mina’s camps".
How Saudi Arabia cleans up after 2.5m Hajj pilgrims -
"Nearly 2.5 million people fill a site the equivalent of 80 football pitches through the pilgrimage".
Trash for tickets on Indonesia's 'plastic bus' -
"The Surabaya scheme has been a hit in the city of 2.9 million, with nearly 16,000 passengers trading trash for free travel each week".
Project launched to protect 'Asir magpie' from extinction -
"The project commenced with a 12-month research study to estimate magpie population size, density, habitat use and distribution".
Blueair strengthens its presence in Saudi Arabia -
"Air purifiers have now become an indispensable purchase for a healthier living in Saudi Arabia".
Desert sand may hold key to the next Gulf economic miracle -
"Finite, made from desert sand, is reputed to be as strong as concrete, yet has half the carbon footprint".
Plan for healthy and happy cities in Middle East -
"There are three pillars to urban design, which include nature, Neighbourhood and networks".
Malaysian Hajj Pilgrims Set Example on Cleanliness -
"The cleanliness campaign is scheduled every Wednesday morning, with appointed committees at each level overseeing the process".
Blowin' in the wind: Saudi Arabia's energy future -
"The Middle East's largest wind farm will be constructed in the Kingdom's northwestern Al-Jouf region".
New beacon of hope in Saudi bid to save species from extinction -
"The RCU’s breeding program aimed to help preserve and eventually reintroduce the subspecies into the north-west of the Kingdom as part of its portfolio of Arabian Leopard Initiatives (ALI)".