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Find out what the UAE signed up for to combat pollution

Find out what the UAE signed up for to combat pollution

The UAE government has become the first to sign Scale 360, an initiative that aims to reduce pollution and tackle climate change. The initiative was signed by Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, minister of climate change and environment, and …

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Mega residential project unveiled in Abu Dhabi

Mega residential project unveiled in Abu Dhabi

Jubail Island, the newest residential and leisure destination in Abu Dhabi, has marked its official launch. Covering a vast 400 hectares and costing an estimated AED 5 billion, the low density community and investment zone will feature a combination of …

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UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

UAE President grants Indian PM the Zayed Medal

In celebration of the long-standing friendship and strategic cooperation between India and the UAE, HH President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the Zayed Medal on India’s prime minister. The medal, which is the UAE’s highest honour awarded …

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How this survey will help protect local wildlife

How this survey will help protect local wildlife

A terrestrial aerial survey covering 25 percent of Abu Dhabi’s land mass has been completed for the first time in a bid to record wildlife and vegetation. The survey, conducted by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), covered over …

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World’s oldest photographs resurface for new exhibition

World’s oldest photographs resurface for new exhibition

Louvre Abu Dhabi will display more than 250 of the world’s earliest photographs in its first ever photography exhibition. Photographs 1842 – 1896: An Early Album of the World, taking place from 25th April to 13th July, will explore the …

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What these new archaeological finds reveal about Abu Dhabi’s past

What these new archaeological finds reveal about Abu Dhabi’s past

New archaeological discoveries have revealed fresh details about Abu Dhabi’s early settlers and their way of life. The latest excavations on Marawah Island by archaeologists from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) unearthed large …

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What is Abu Dhabi’s role in this revealing study?

What is Abu Dhabi’s role in this revealing study?

An international team led by an Abu Dhabi-based researcher has made a significant discovery while conducting a study on pumpkin toadlets in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. The research led by NYU Abu Dhabi postdoctoral associate Sandra Goutte found that these poisonous …

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Elderly patients to benefit from this new healthcare programme

Elderly patients to benefit from this new healthcare programme

Patients aged 60 and over will benefit from at-home care and additional services to cut their wait times by up to 70 percent. A new programme launched by Seha, which owns and operates all public hospitals and clinics in Abu …

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UAE residents are willing to help during emergencies

UAE residents are willing to help during emergencies

More than 78 percent of people in the UAE are willing to help others during an emergency once the new ‘Good Samaritan’ law is passed. This is according to a recent YouGov MENA survey, which revealed that more than three …

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This innovative project is back on the road

This innovative project is back on the road

Driving between Abu Dhabi and Dubai just got more interesting as Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Highway Gallery has returned for a second time. Ten artworks from Louvre Abu Dhabi’s permanent collection have been reimagined as 3D sculptures and as ten metre-high …

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