Tag: environment

We have the highest water use in the world – here’s why

We have the highest water use in the world – here’s why

Water is much more important than oil,” Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, once said. As World Water Day approaches on 22nd March, it’s high time we take action, change our habits and reduce our consumption. With …

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How you can get fit and save our polluted seas

How you can get fit and save our polluted seas

A new active event has been launched by REX Real Estate to encourage people in Abu Dhabi to be more environmentally aware Swim for Clean Seas 2018, taking place on 6th April at Saadiyat Beach Club, is inviting swimmers from …

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An awesome new service is here to help animals

An awesome new service is here to help animals

It’s no secret that Abu Dhabi is home to thousands of animal lovers but animal welfare remains a serious concern as the number of stray and abandoned pets continues to climb. Aiming to combat abandonment and to help prevent pets …

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Why book lovers are excited about this new event

Why book lovers are excited about this new event

An inaugural event in the Western Region is set to welcome bookworms and bibliophiles of all ages. Running from 18th to 21st March in Madinat Zayed, Al Dhafra Book Fair will showcase activities centred on the wonders of gaining knowledge …

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Now is the time to talk about plastic pollution

Now is the time to talk about plastic pollution

It’s estimated that 500 million drinking straws are used per day in the US alone, and that by 2050, our oceans will contain more plastic than fish. It’s with this in mind that a local food delivery company is taking …

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Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

Amazing ideas come to the fore at this fest

As the Abu Dhabi Ideas Weekend returns to the capital, we take a look at how the event’s festival is creating a homegrown culture for innovation In 1997, tech company Apple was at a low ebb. To boost struggling sales, …

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This enterprising young inventor has a big idea for the world

This enterprising young inventor has a big idea for the world

An Abu Dhabi student is aiming to help turn the tide in the fight to save the world’s oceans. Inspired by the United Nation’s #CleanSeas programme, GEMS United Indian School grade 5 student Sainath Manikandan has designed the M-Bot, a …

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These classes are fit for little athletes

These classes are fit for little athletes

From swimming pools and dance studios to horses and golf courses, here’s our guide to finding a sport to suit your child Whether it’s a team or individual discipline, there’s no doubt that playing sports has multiple benefits for children. …

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Find out why a lack of sleep is dangerous

Find out why a lack of sleep is dangerous

  Is your daily rise and shine more like rise and whine? We talk to an expert about how to solve your sleep woes and get your forty winks As kids, we all remember that dreaded call for bedtime and …

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This is how students are helping to save the planet

This is how students are helping to save the planet

As UAE youth are recognised for their contributions to the environment, we take a look at what’s driving our students to step up for conservation When it comes to protecting our planet, it seems that ancient philosopher Aristotle said it …

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