Tag: Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Report reveals impact of turtle conservation project

Report reveals impact of turtle conservation project

Just in time for World Turtle Day, marked on 23rd May, the results of an ongoing research project have been revealed that show the collaborative efforts needed to protect an endangered species in Abu Dhabi and further afield. Through the Gulf …

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New initiative to encourage green business practices

New initiative to encourage green business practices

Empowering local businesses to contribute to the UAE’s environmental vision, a new platform has been launched for the public and private sectors in Abu Dhabi. The Green Business Network, an initiative by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), seeks …

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How this survey will help protect local wildlife

How this survey will help protect local wildlife

A terrestrial aerial survey covering 25 percent of Abu Dhabi’s land mass has been completed for the first time in a bid to record wildlife and vegetation. The survey, conducted by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), covered over …

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This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

This fund has made a remarkable contribution to conservation

Bird species on the brink of extinction are among the beneficiaries of new grants given by the Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. In its latest round of grants, the Abu Dhabi-based organisation is providing vital funds for on-going conservation …

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Dugong deaths are on the rise – find out why

Dugong deaths are on the rise – find out why

Six dugongs have been found dead on the coastline of Abu Dhabi after being tangled in illegal fishing nets. The latest loss of life brings the total number of dugongs washed ashore this year to 20, an increase from the …

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Why this capital nature spot is so remarkable

Why this capital nature spot is so remarkable

A protected area in Abu Dhabi has gained global recognition for its commitment to conservation. Al Wathba Wetland Reserve has been placed on The International Union for Conservation of Nature Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, an award given …

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Why do we need to protect marine species here?

Why do we need to protect marine species here?

Efforts to conserve local marine life have been bolstered by the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Delma Industrial Supply and Marine Services. Under the partnership, Delma Marine will work to install 1,000 …

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Plastic is the enemy, says this popular mall

Plastic is the enemy, says this popular mall

Encouraging shoppers to be more environmentally friendly, The Mall at World Trade Center  has announced a plastic-free initiative. The Rethink Plastic campaign aims to educate the public on the environmental dangers of disposing plastic bags mindlessly. Mall visitors from 3rd to 6th October …

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You can check air quality right now with this app

You can check air quality right now with this app

Abu Dhabi residents can now assess real-time air quality levels thanks to the launch of a new app that provides accurate information. Launched by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), the Plume Air Report app is designed to show …

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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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