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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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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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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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Eight wonderful ways to be winning this weekend

Eight wonderful ways to be winning this weekend

It’s the weekend, let’s not hang about. Here’s a quick look at events taking place over the next few days that you might enjoy! Thursday 5th April  Fancy something new? Enjoy a traditional Kuchipudi dance performance, choreographed by Shantala Shivalingappa, …

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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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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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How to travel without hurting the environment

How to travel without hurting the environment

Are your travelling habits having a negative impact on the world? The concept of travelling to the other side of the world has become commonplace. Many of us don’t bat an eye flying to faraway destinations, taking multiple flights, cars, …

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Searching for balance? Achieve total health and wellness now

Searching for balance? Achieve total health and wellness now

  Your health goes far beyond the food you eat and how much you exercise Eat well, exercise often. How many times have you heard this mantra, a simple formula for a healthy life? For years, decades even, we’ve been …

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Environmental plan says sustainable growth key for future

Environmental plan says sustainable growth key for future

As Abu Dhabi continues to develop into a world-class 21st century city sustainability must be a priority in order to safe-guard future prosperity. That was the sentiment of the chairman of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) as the organisation …

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