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These new sustainable projects receive a big boost

These new sustainable projects receive a big boost

A solar power project in Guyana is among three new clean energy initiatives to be funded by Abu Dhabi entities. Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency have invested in the international projects to help …

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Sustainable projects in spotlight at this awards event

Sustainable projects in spotlight at this awards event

Green pioneers have once again been recognised for their efforts in providing sustainable solutions and clean energy as part of an Abu Dhabi-led initiative. The annual Zayed Sustainability Prize, held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, revealed its 2019 …

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Kids to keep fit thanks to this new programme

Kids to keep fit thanks to this new programme

A returning health campaign is expanding to reach more children as it launches its second edition. The Healthy Lifestyles initiative, jointly operated by City Football Schools, Healthpoint and Al Bayt Mitwahid Association, teaches children about the importance of eating well …

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How is this teacher aiming to inspire pupils?

How is this teacher aiming to inspire pupils?

Skydiving and handling snakes are just two of the challenges an Abu Dhabi-based teacher has given himself as part of a series of events to raise awareness of children’s mental health. Liam Kelly, the author of children’s book Worried William, …

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This famous musician is coming back to the capital

This famous musician is coming back to the capital

A Grammy Award-nominated artist is returning to Abu Dhabi for an intimate performance this Valentine’s Day.  Greek musician Yanni will take to the stage at du Forum on 14th February for a special performance for fans in Abu Dhabi. The …

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This is how to get tickets to the papal mass

This is how to get tickets to the papal mass

Christians looking to attend the public mass by Pope Francis in February are being advised to register with their local parish. Limited tickets will be available for the mass, which is expected to attract 120,000 people on 5th February. Most parishes …

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Why the UAE is helping light up countries in need

Why the UAE is helping light up countries in need

After one month and five countries, an international campaign spreading the message of Sheikh Zayed has returned to the UAE. The Guiding Light campaign, staged as part of the Zayed Sustainability Prize, has held its final event in the capital. The …

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Have you seen who is participating in this popular event?

Have you seen who is participating in this popular event?

A sporting event that raises money for children in need is returning to Abu Dhabi with a star-studded line-up. The Gary Player Invitational will take place in Abu Dhabi on Sunday 13th January at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club – a …

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This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

Bird species on the brink of extinction are among the beneficiaries of new grants given by the Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. In its latest round of grants, the Abu Dhabi-based organisation is providing vital funds for on-going conservation …

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Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Here’s what you need to do to reduce your plastic waste

Every single minute, a million plastic bottles are purchased globally. By 2021, that figure is expected to increase by 20 percent. It’s with this in mind that two eco-conscious UAE residents have developed a plan to repurpose plastic bottles for …

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