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Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

Is the weather in Abu Dhabi about to get rainy?

A series of research flights are being planned for the coming months as experts continue working on the country’s cloud-seeding efforts in a bid to address water scarcity. Dr Paul Lawson, a US-based scientist and one of the grant winners …

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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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What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

What is cloud seeding and how is it being used in the UAE?

The UAE is moving at the forefront of weather modification science in an attempt to counter its arid climate and water shortage issues On 9th March 2016, the UAE experienced 287 millimetres of rain across Al Ain and Dubai. It …

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Get that Christmas spirit with these seasonal movies

Get that Christmas spirit with these seasonal movies

Family, food and film: isn’t that what Christmas is all about? The turkey’s been devoured, the Christmas pudding demolished and you’ve played your annual family board game before retiring to the couch for the remainder of the day, so it …

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This cuddly bear is what the world needs today

This cuddly bear is what the world needs today

Can a CGI bear help us remember what it feels like to be the odd one out? Sometimes it takes something a little unusual to make us put aside our differences and remember what we all have in common as …

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