الوسم: Conservation

This awesome family festival is returning to Abu Dhabi

This awesome family festival is returning to Abu Dhabi

Last year it welcomed over 197,000 visitors and now the Mother of the Nation Festival is returning to Abu Dhabi. Running from 22nd to 31st March on the Corniche, the third edition of the festival, will once again pay tribute …

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Why UAE oceans are ranked the best in the GCC

Why UAE oceans are ranked the best in the GCC

The nation is a regional leader in terms of its overall marine environment health, according to the results of a global study. The Ocean Health Index scored the UAE 77 points out of a possible 100 for 2017, ranking it …

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This newborn has renewed hopes for an endangered species

This newborn has renewed hopes for an endangered species

An endangered species has been given a boost with the arrival of a newborn. A female Arabian tahr has been born at Sir Bani Yas Island, bringing the population at the wildlife reserve to a total of four, consisting of two males …

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These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

The Year of Zayed is off to a green start with two new nationwide initiatives to protect the biodiversity of the UAE coastline. Over the course of the next year, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment aims to plant …

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What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

From initiatives protecting domestic and foreign animals, to studies aimed at understanding various species and partnering with the international community to boost animal welfare programmes – the UAE has done a considerable amount in the fight to safeguard animals here …

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A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

An Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic fund has made a landmark commitment to furthering global conservation goals with two new pledges to protect endangered flora and fauna in countries around the world.  The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund announced its support …

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Native species to reach new heights in the wild

Native species to reach new heights in the wild

A local conservation organisation got the UAE’s 46th National Day celebrations off to a flying start with the release of a vulnerable native species into the wild. The International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) freed 46 Asian houbara bustards equipped …

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This amazing species has returned to the wild

This amazing species has returned to the wild

Conservation of the UAE’s natural habitat and the animals that dwell here is a key area of focus for the nation. It’s with this in mind that the Mohamed bin Zayed Arabian Oryx Reintroduction Programme recently released 14 female Arabian …

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This free festival will capture your imagination

This free festival will capture your imagination

A returning festival is aiming to inspire a new generation to embrace traditional Bedouin practices. The fourth International Festival of Falconry (IFF), being held from 4th to 9th December, will bring falconers and academics from around the world together to …

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How to travel without hurting the environment

How to travel without hurting the environment

Are your travelling habits having a negative impact on the world? The concept of travelling to the other side of the world has become commonplace. Many of us don’t bat an eye flying to faraway destinations, taking multiple flights, cars, …

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