Societies and Cultures Tag

The connections between religion and the city are undeniable; from the influence on the use of space with religious structures to city management. In Islamic culture wise water management has left an important mark in cities during the al-Andalus period. [caption id="attachment_3212" align="alignleft" width="640"] Aquifer in...

Have you ever taken a bite from a fresh tomato grown by a traditional farmer in Tunisia’s Ghar El Melh wetlands? It’s a delight for the palate – but it’s so much more than that. Behind this scarlet fruit lies an ancestral, cultural connection between...

“Demasiados charcos” (“too many puddles”), a senior Spanish official told me when discussing AMWAJ. Too many ‘’charcos”, I kept saying that word over and over again: ‘charcos’. Sounds like narcos. But there are no narcos around the Mediterranean, maybe some contraband of cigarettes, weapons and...