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This enterprising young inventor has a big idea for the world

This enterprising young inventor has a big idea for the world

An Abu Dhabi student is aiming to help turn the tide in the fight to save the world’s oceans. Inspired by the United Nation’s #CleanSeas programme, GEMS United Indian School grade 5 student Sainath Manikandan has designed the M-Bot, a …

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This is how students are helping to save the planet

This is how students are helping to save the planet

As UAE youth are recognised for their contributions to the environment, we take a look at what’s driving our students to step up for conservation When it comes to protecting our planet, it seems that ancient philosopher Aristotle said it …

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Should you be doing more to stop using plastic?

Should you be doing more to stop using plastic?

A returning initiative is hoping to educate people about the importance of recycling plastics. The Waste Free Environment Campaign, launched by the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association (GPCA), will take place for the sixth time from 18th to 22nd February. …

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This is what the future looks like for education here

This is what the future looks like for education here

With a number of national drives announced in the past year, we take a look at how they might affect education in the UAE Knowledge is power, so the adage goes – and it’s never truer than when applied to …

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This innovative system is teaching in a new way

This innovative system is teaching in a new way

Sixth form students at Cranleigh Abu Dhabi are learning the value of money in lesson time with a challenge to test their trading skills. Modelled on the US stock market, the Cranleigh Stock Brokers Cup pits students and teachers head-to-head …

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What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

The UAE is moving at the forefront of weather modification science in an attempt to counter its arid climate and water shortage issues On 9th March 2016, the UAE experienced 287 millimetres of rain across Al Ain and Dubai. It …

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How art can help boost health awareness to the public

How art can help boost health awareness to the public

A new contest is aiming to raise awareness of lifestyle-related medical conditions by tapping into young people’s creativity. Art for Health has been launched by the Ministry of Health and Prevention in line with UAE Vision 2021, which seeks to build …

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Will this new initiative help children appreciate Arabic?

Will this new initiative help children appreciate Arabic?

An initiative has been launched today to inspire children to connect with Arabic for Arab Literacy Day. IKEA has launched the Arabic Reassembled initiative that will see children assemble some popular Arabic works using an IKEA instruction manual. The activities will …

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These amazing teens are making a huge difference here

These amazing teens are making a huge difference here

A group of philanthropically minded young people has made a huge difference to the lives of those less fortunate with a capital-wide clothing drive. Club RISE, a non-profit group founded by students from Bright Riders School, teamed up with pupils from …

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A giant leap for children in the UAE awaits

A giant leap for children in the UAE awaits

In an effort to boost the country’s space ambitions, the UAE Space Agency has launched a new initiative targeting future generations. Dubbed the Youth Council, the programme was founded to inspire and provide support to young Emiratis who are interested …

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