Tag: Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

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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Is there more to Abu Dhabi than you think?

Is there more to Abu Dhabi than you think?

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has released its 2017 Annual Report. The comprehensive publication highlights the agency’s efforts in protecting, conserving and enhancing the emirate’s land and marine ecosystems as well as its progress in sustainable development over …

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How is the UAE protecting marine wildlife?

How is the UAE protecting marine wildlife?

A new initiative has been launched to improve conservation and sustainability of sharks in the UAE. Announced ahead of Shark Awareness Day on 14th July, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has unveiled the National Plan of Action for …

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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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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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You need to see how polluted our beaches are

You need to see how polluted our beaches are

A team of 50 divers has helped to collect harmful debris off the coast of the Corniche. Organised by Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD), in partnership with the Emirates Diving Association and the Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the …

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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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NEWS: Landmark gazelle research studies survival rates

NEWS: Landmark gazelle research studies survival rates

A desert-dwelling antelope native to the UAE has become the subject of an unprecedented scientific study. Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) recently completed a pioneering two-year project to assess sand gazelle species diversity in vegetation areas across Abu Dhabi. …

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ENVIRONMENT: National efforts home in on protection of migratory birds

ENVIRONMENT: National efforts home in on protection of migratory birds

The fight to uphold biodiversity covers various fronts. And just recently, the UAE reaffirmed its commitment to the cause in celebration of World Biodiversity Day. One issue that resonates closely is the conservation of migratory birds, understandably so as the …

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