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This Emirati mum needs your help to save the planet

This Emirati mum needs your help to save the planet

When it comes to spreading awareness about the environment, it’s certainly a full-time job that requires passion. Determined to make an impact and educate the next generation, director general of Emirates Nature-WWF Laila Abdullatif’s passion started at a young age, …

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Paddle for the Planet 2019

Paddle for the Planet 2019

Abu Dhabi dragon-boating team Desert Dragons recently hosted the capital edition of Paddle for the Planet. The global awareness day saw paddlers jump on paddle boats, stand-up paddle boards and kayaks to clean up the waterways around Eastern Mangroves Promenade …

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Baby turtles have been released off Saadiyat Island

Baby turtles have been released off Saadiyat Island

To mark World Ocean’s Day on 8th June, Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas released 19 lost baby turtles back into the wild. The resort team was supported by Saadiyat’s beach patrol team and NYU Abu Dhabi. The babies are Hawksbill turtles, which are critically …

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Drones are being used to map out Abu Dhabi

Drones are being used to map out Abu Dhabi

The first phase of an aerial project has been completed using drones to map agricultural areas across the UAE. The initiative, organised by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, collected valuable data for analysis including determining the number and …

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This is why youth are the key to save our world

This is why youth are the key to save our world

Youth will play a critical role in realising the country’s sustainability goals moving forward. This is one of the key messages in this year’s Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking place from 12th to 19th January. Adopting the theme of …

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Why you need to be more sustainable this festive season

Why you need to be more sustainable this festive season

It’s the most wasteful time of the year, so we’ve gathered all the tips to help you have a more eco-friendly – but no less merry – holiday season. When Bing Crosby sang about dreaming of a white Christmas back …

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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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10 ways to be an office ace

10 ways to be an office ace

Standing out from the crowd isn’t easy, especially when everyone is vying for that promotion. Combine these tips with drive and determination and you’ll smash those career goals in no time. Dress to impress First impressions count so make time …

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