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Beyond Magazine Issue 20 Spring 2016

Intelligence

“Intelligence is the ability to solve problems and plants are amazingly good in solving their problems.” Stefano Mancuso

In search of fantastic plastic

Words Alia Fawaz Wherever you look you will see something made of plastic. It’s not just the obvious food and beverage packaging but everything from...

Turning off the light to make a difference

Words Jihan Seoud and Alia Fawaz The Earth Hour is a worldwide movement.  This year, 170 countries including 1,200 landmarks  and close to 40 UNESCO world heritage...

Green wide web

Words Alia Fawaz For decades scientists have been claiming that plants are deeply interconnected and function in synergy. Recently people have begun to compare flora...

Eau, what a wonderful idea!

Words Tamara Batshon   Since time immemorial, humans have been captivated by water. We often dream of escaping from the humdrum routine and stress of daily...

Tree-topping beauty

Words Louis Parks The world is home to some stunning examples of natural beauty, so much so that the humble tree never seems to appear...