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This popular app is helping save sharks

This popular app is helping save sharks

More than 70 million sharks are slaughtered every year to meet the demand for shark based dishes, according to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). It is with this in mind that the food delivery app Deliveroo has signed …

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All you need to know about the new fishing laws in the UAE

All you need to know about the new fishing laws in the UAE

New laws have been put into effect to protect endangered species of sharks and ensure populations are able to recover.  The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) issued the Ministerial Resolution 43 that regulates shark fishing and trade. As …

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How is the UAE protecting marine wildlife?

How is the UAE protecting marine wildlife?

A new initiative has been launched to improve conservation and sustainability of sharks in the UAE. Announced ahead of Shark Awareness Day on 14th July, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has unveiled the National Plan of Action for …

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How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

How much do you really know about capital dolphins?

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has announced that the local population of Indian Ocean humpback dolphins is the largest in the world. The agency’s Dolphin Survey, which has tracked 5,592km of Abu Dhabi coastline over the past few years, revealed …

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JAW-DROPPING: We dive in with shark researcher Rima Jabado

JAW-DROPPING: We dive in with shark researcher Rima Jabado

The region’s only shark researcher is on a mission to involve the community to help protect the species she loves Rima Jabado is a geek. “I’ve been obsessed with sharks since I was a kid.” Yes, while most children dreamt …

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