Tag: Conservation

How is the UAE ensuring falcon survival?

How is the UAE ensuring falcon survival?

Dozens of falcons rehabilitated in Abu Dhabi have been released overseas to strengthen the species’ numbers in the wild. The Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme (SZFRP) recently partnered with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of Kazakhstan to release …

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This is your essential guide to surviving the summer

This is your essential guide to surviving the summer

It’s hot, we get it – we’ve been there, done that and got the T-shirt, too. But you don’t have to flee the UAE to enjoy an amazing summer when there are so many ways to make the most of …

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Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

The UAE community is a key driver in achieving current and future environmental goals on a national level, according to a new sustainability survey. Released by the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), the 2017 Annual Report highlights …

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Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

The award-winning Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is leading the way in sustainability, while sharing its heritage with future generations “What the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is to Al Ain and Abu Dhabi,” …

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This timely environment project will save unique species

This timely environment project will save unique species

One of the capital’s key biodiversity areas will be getting an environmental boost with the launch of the third phase of a sustainability initiative. As part of its Al Wathba Wetland Reserve Habitat Rehabilitation Programme, the Environment Agency – Abu …

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This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

This remarkable mall is on a mission to save the planet

Masdar City, the capital’s eco-community, will soon have its own mall with ground having been officially broken on the project. Due to open in 2019, the AED 340 million My City Centre Masdar will lead the way in environmentally-friendly retail spaces …

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We have the highest water use in the world – here’s why

We have the highest water use in the world – here’s why

Water is much more important than oil,” Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, once said. As World Water Day approaches on 22nd March, it’s high time we take action, change our habits and reduce our consumption. With …

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This photographer is on an inspiring mission

This photographer is on an inspiring mission

After a trip changed the way he saw animals, photographer Wesam Saka decided to take up photography and use his time behind the lens for a greater cause across the UAE. Staff writer Camille Hogg sits down with him to …

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This awesome family festival is returning to Abu Dhabi

This awesome family festival is returning to Abu Dhabi

Last year it welcomed over 197,000 visitors and now the Mother of the Nation Festival is returning to Abu Dhabi. Running from 22nd to 31st March on the Corniche, the third edition of the festival, will once again pay tribute …

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Why UAE oceans are ranked the best in the GCC

Why UAE oceans are ranked the best in the GCC

The nation is a regional leader in terms of its overall marine environment health, according to the results of a global study. The Ocean Health Index scored the UAE 77 points out of a possible 100 for 2017, ranking it …

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