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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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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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How these capital heroes are boosting the community

How these capital heroes are boosting the community

As your community magazine, at Abu Dhabi World we’re always keen to share inspiring stories about people who are out to make a change, inspire others and do good. Here are just a few that we think deserve a mention …

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How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced that the local population of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins is the largest in the world. The agency’s Dolphin Survey, which has tracked 5,592km of Abu Dhabi coastline over the past few years, revealed …

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How this bird species is putting the spotlight on local biodiversity

How this bird species is putting the spotlight on local biodiversity

A species of bird thought to be a rare visitor to our skies has been found to be breeding in the Abu Dhabi desert, according to the findings of a new study. Reported in a paper in Sandgrouse, a journal …

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How this local algae can help save our world

How this local algae can help save our world

A green algae native to the UAE has shown great biotechnical potential that might help combat devastating rainforest degradation in the future. This is the theory of a group of researchers, including representatives from New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), …

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Roaring success for last year’s eco-friendly initiatives

Roaring success for last year’s eco-friendly initiatives

The first newborn in three decades, the protection of 17 new sites and a new law to preserve valuable water resources; these are just some of the achievements of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), according to its latest …

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GOOD DEEDS: Capital hotel helps to raise funds to support wildlife

GOOD DEEDS: Capital hotel helps to raise funds to support wildlife

The Beach Rotana has successfully completed its 16th annual charity event Make A Difference Day. This year the hotel collaborated with the Emirates Wildlife Society – WWF (EWS –WWF to create an educational journey for kids. The event was designed …

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