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This photography contest is your chance to shine

This photography contest is your chance to shine

Shutterbugs with a keen eye for natural beauty have the opportunity to show off their camera skills with an upcoming photography competition. Launched as part of the annual Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX), running from 25th to …

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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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This is what the future looks like for education here

This is what the future looks like for education here

With a number of national drives announced in the past year, we take a look at how they might affect education in the UAE Knowledge is power, so the adage goes – and it’s never truer than when applied to …

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These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

These girls are helping to preserve falconry in the UAE

A programme designed to preserve the country’s longstanding tradition of falconry has proudly introduced what it bills as the first group of female falconers in the world. Female students from different nationalities, aged seven to 13, recently completed a course …

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A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

A local conservation fund is helping protect globally threatened species

An Abu Dhabi-based philanthropic fund has made a landmark commitment to furthering global conservation goals with two new pledges to protect endangered flora and fauna in countries around the world.  The Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund announced its support …

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Why this amazing piece of heritage needs safeguarding

Why this amazing piece of heritage needs safeguarding

Action has been taken to help preserve another piece of the UAE’s unique culture for generations to come. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added the traditional performing art of Al-Azi to the list of Intangible …

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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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How are Emiratis keeping their unique history alive?

How are Emiratis keeping their unique history alive?

Young Emiratis are being encouraged to tell the story of the UAE’s culture and history with the launch of a new tourism initiative. Established by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Emirati Experiences is a new, curated …

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A fan of classical music? We chat with seasoned conductor James Gaffigan

A fan of classical music? We chat with seasoned conductor James Gaffigan

  As he prepares to open the 2017/2018 season of Abu Dhabi Classics with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra, conductor James Gaffigan takes five minutes to talk to us about the relevance of classical music today and the role of an …

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Exciting new music programme announced in the capital

Exciting new music programme announced in the capital

Local and world music talents are set to take the stage in the capital with the launch of a new programme of music events. Hosted by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), the Music Programme will feature …

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