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Animal conservation is big in the UAE, here’s why

Animal conservation is big in the UAE, here’s why

Conservation matters, and here is what the UAE is doing to uphold that ethos. As the story goes, it was on a tour of Al Ain’s early development projects decades ago that Sheikh Zayed laid the groundwork for conservation in …

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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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Can you name these awesome UAE animals by heart?

Can you name these awesome UAE animals by heart?

Hey, kids! Did you know Abu Dhabi is teeming with wildlife? Take a walk on the wild side and find out some of the furry, friendly and flying creatures that live here Dugongs Dugongs are large grey mammals that live …

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The organisation fighting for vulnerable species survival

The organisation fighting for vulnerable species survival

A local environmental organisation has been recognised as a leader in global conservation efforts for migratory species with two key awards. Presented at the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, …

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Surging conservation efforts could save the sea cow

Surging conservation efforts could save the sea cow

Well-known to the pearl fisherman of the UAE and the aboriginals of Australia, dugongs are an essential part of marine life in the Gulf and beyond. However, listed as a vulnerable species, their long-term survival requires international cooperation and communication. …

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FEATURES: Take the plunge and explore the amazing world that exists beneath the water

FEATURES: Take the plunge and explore the amazing world that exists beneath the water

There’s an abundance of life off the coast of Abu Dhabi. Take a peek under the water’s surface and you may be surprised at what you’ll find The world’s oceans harbour an incredible amount of wildlife. Locally, there’s a variety …

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