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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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These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

The Year of Zayed is off to a green start with two new nationwide initiatives to protect the biodiversity of the UAE coastline. Over the course of the next year, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment aims to plant …

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How can this study in the capital unlock climate change?

How can this study in the capital unlock climate change?

A capital biodiversity spot has become the first in the Arabian Peninsula to join a landmark global climate change study as the result of a local university project. Masdar Institute’s eddy covariance study, installed in Abu Dhabi’s Mangroves National Park, …

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How to travel without hurting the environment

How to travel without hurting the environment

Are your travelling habits having a negative impact on the world? The concept of travelling to the other side of the world has become commonplace. Many of us don’t bat an eye flying to faraway destinations, taking multiple flights, cars, …

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Did you know you can grow your own food here?

Did you know you can grow your own food here?

Get in the garden with our guide to growing your own fruits and veggies From polished apples flown in from the US to oranges from Spain, our food racks up a lot of airmiles before it reaches our plate – …

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You need to see this incredible new invention

You need to see this incredible new invention

An innovative new product now available in the UAE could be the catalyst needed to drive the nation towards a plastic bag free future. Eco-friendly packaging company AVANI has unveiled its 100 percent natural bio-cassava bag, which has the potential …

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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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We need to support our farmers – here’s how to do it

We need to support our farmers – here’s how to do it

Future food sustainability is top of the agenda for Abu Dhabi as a new agricultural plan has been launched to encourage the growth of local crops and produce. Announced by the Farmers’ Services Centre, the annual agricultural production plan for …

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