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How Abu Dhabi will help save the world from disaster

How Abu Dhabi will help save the world from disaster

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year grant to experts in the UAE and US to research rising sea levels. The $2.1m funding (approximately AED 7.7m) will help scientists to understand the forces behind sea level changes and …

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How is the UAE inspiring young people to love the environment?

How is the UAE inspiring young people to love the environment?

An Abu Dhabi teen is calling on more young people to take action for the environment as the future custodians of our world. Alongside teammates Varun Velavan, Ayan Deep Hazra and Akash Hegde, 17-year-old Nisarg Shah from Abu Dhabi Indian …

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Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

Sustainability is the key focus for this education centre

The award-winning Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is leading the way in sustainability, while sharing its heritage with future generations “What the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre is to Al Ain and Abu Dhabi,” …

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Why is plastic the biggest threat to our planet?

Why is plastic the biggest threat to our planet?

According to environmental group Plastic Oceans, more than eight million tons of plastic are dumped in our seas every year. With this in mind, the UAE has vowed to tackle the use of plastic products with the launch of a …

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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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These are the people fighting for animal rights here

These are the people fighting for animal rights here

Volunteers recently conducted a mobile clinic on Lulu Island to improve the welfare of the resident stray cats. Led by Animal Welfare Abu Dhabi (AWAD), a team of three qualified veterinarians and 10 volunteers worked to administer vital medical treatment, …

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Save the date for the opening of this amazing theme park

Save the date for the opening of this amazing theme park

The world’s largest indoor theme park is set to open its doors in Abu Dhabi this summer. Warner Bros World has been the hottest topic in the emirate and now we can reveal that the park will open its doors …

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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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How are students helping fight plastic pollution?

How are students helping fight plastic pollution?

Students are being urged to reduce their reliance on single-use plastics as part of a nationwide campaign. The Drop It Youth (DIY) campaign created by Goumbook, a social enterprise that promotes sustainability in the UAE, is raising awareness in schools …

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Stressed about exams? Here’s how to ace the test

Stressed about exams? Here’s how to ace the test

With help and guidance from parents plus the right balance of study and fun, exams don’t have to be so dreadful Most parents will know that exam time can lead to unwelcome stress and anxiety for their children. For some …

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