Tag: environment

UAE makes moves to be the first zero-waste society in the region

UAE makes moves to be the first zero-waste society in the region

In developed countries like the UAE, we’re all guilty of food wastage, while millions of others face shortages that result in malnutrition and death. The rate of the world’s population growth means that by 2030, there will be 520 million …

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Find out how you can help make a difference in the UAE

Find out how you can help make a difference in the UAE

When you throw away a soda can, do you ever wonder where it’s going next? Aiming to reduce the amount of rubbish that ends up in landfills while keeping our community clean, Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) is calling on the …

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Breakthrough project witnesses surge in palm population

Breakthrough project witnesses surge in palm population

The seeds have been sown for a rare native desert plant to thrive as a result of a project to protect Abu Dhabi’s unique flora and fauna. As part of the Native Plant Nursery initiative led by the Environment Agency …

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How a glacier researcher is studying climate change in the desert

How a glacier researcher is studying climate change in the desert

With global warming a not-so-distant reality, we chatted to researcher David Holland about how studying glaciers in the desert can impact climate change From greenhouse gases to carbon footprints, we’re constantly surrounded by ever-gloomier forecasts for our planet’s future. And …

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Climate change and Abu Dhabi – what you need to know

Climate change and Abu Dhabi – what you need to know

With Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week just around the corner and educational family fun to be had at The Festival at Masdar later in the month, Abu Dhabi World asks the question, how will climate change affect us right here in …

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Council launched to fight climate change in the UAE

Council launched to fight climate change in the UAE

It’s no secret climate change is top of the agenda in the UAE and now a new council has been formed to help the country meet its ambitious targets towards its vision for a sustainable future. The UAE Council for …

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NATURE: Garden City protects natural sites

NATURE: Garden City protects natural sites

As buildings continue to spring up across the emirate, a new drive has been put in place to ensure the preservation of the desert landscape’s cultural legacy. The initiative, launched by Abu Dhabi Executive Committee, designated new areas for protection …

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