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Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Should expats be excited about the new visa ruling?

Ground-breaking changes to the visa system in the UAE have been announced that will allow some residents to make the country a long-term home. HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, announced …

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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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Now is the time to take action for the planet

Now is the time to take action for the planet

When driverless cars and automated homes become the norm, will you be part of the growing trend to save our planet? Aside from the growing amount of evidence that climate change is real, various sectors are making innovative changes that …

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Why youth are being targeted to tackle climate change

Why youth are being targeted to tackle climate change

This year’s edition of an annual event aims to highlight the leading role that the next generation will play in countering the negative effects of climate change.   Youth are one of the main focuses of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW), taking …

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How can this study in the capital unlock climate change?

How can this study in the capital unlock climate change?

A capital biodiversity spot has become the first in the Arabian Peninsula to join a landmark global climate change study as the result of a local university project. Masdar Institute’s eddy covariance study, installed in Abu Dhabi’s Mangroves National Park, …

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Expert Advice: How to start your weight-loss plan

Expert Advice: How to start your weight-loss plan

As part of our new Sunday Series, every week we bring you a new expert advice column to make the most of your life in Abu Dhabi. This week, Chris Wraithmell, head of fitness at Advantage Sports, tells us how …

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Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

Meet the people at the forefront of the city’s exciting tech scene

The chances are, if you take a look at the technology around you right now, you’ll come across a few familiar names. Your smart phone might be Apple, your television could be Sony and your fridge is probably Samsung. One …

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How local scientists are revolutionising use of solar energy

How local scientists are revolutionising use of solar energy

A greener future could be on the cards for Abu Dhabi as a team of capital scientists has developed a more powerful way of capturing solar energy. In a collaborative project with US-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), researchers from …

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How this classic sci-fi film sheds light on the dangers of bio genetics

How this classic sci-fi film sheds light on the dangers of bio genetics

The latest Planet of the Apes film underlines the idea that we shouldn’t mess with nature. Is it a lesson we should be heeding? The Planet of the Apes movies, which present a dystopian look at a world in which …

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