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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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Plastic is not so fantastic at this supermarket

Plastic is not so fantastic at this supermarket

A local supermarket has pledged to slash its plastic usage with the launch of a new campaign to get shoppers thinking more eco-consciously. From 16th June, branches of Waitrose across the capital will begin charging for plastic shopping bags in …

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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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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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How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced that the local population of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins is the largest in the world. The agency’s Dolphin Survey, which has tracked 5,592km of Abu Dhabi coastline over the past few years, revealed …

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Roaring success for last year’s eco-friendly initiatives

Roaring success for last year’s eco-friendly initiatives

The first newborn in three decades, the protection of 17 new sites and a new law to preserve valuable water resources; these are just some of the achievements of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), according to its latest …

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You’ve got to see how this amazing species is being saved

You’ve got to see how this amazing species is being saved

Satellite technology is helping Abu Dhabi scientists tap into new information on a species under threat. The Egyptian Vulture, native to Europe, India and northern Africa, has taken up residence at Al Ain peak Jebel Hafeet. In a bid to …

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Environmental plan says sustainable growth key for future

Environmental plan says sustainable growth key for future

As Abu Dhabi continues to develop into a world-class 21st century city sustainability must be a priority in order to safe-guard future prosperity. That was the sentiment of the chairman of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) as the organisation …

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