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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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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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How this local bird species rose from brink of extinction

How this local bird species rose from brink of extinction

A native species of bird has been declared as no longer endangered thanks to the long-term efforts of a local conservation group. Announced at the Abu Dhabi Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), the Houbara Bustard has been downgraded to vulnerable …

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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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