Tag: Species

Is your pet’s health at risk in the summer?

Is your pet’s health at risk in the summer?

It’s not only humans who are affected by the heat. Your pets can feel the summer scorch too, making it even more important to protect their health during the season. Is your pet receiving adequate nutrition? Are they staying hydrated? …

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This is why we need to halt climate change now

This is why we need to halt climate change now

In Abu Dhabi marine biologist has predicted that the consequences of climate change in our seas in the next 70 years could be worse than projected in a Gulf-wide study. Published in science journal PLOS One, the research measured the …

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Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

Ambitious goals to improve conservation in the UAE

The UAE community is a key driver in achieving current and future environmental goals on a national level, according to a new sustainability survey. Released by the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature (EWS-WWF), the 2017 Annual Report highlights …

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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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This photographer is on an inspiring mission

This photographer is on an inspiring mission

After a trip changed the way he saw animals, photographer Wesam Saka decided to take up photography and use his time behind the lens for a greater cause across the UAE. Staff writer Camille Hogg sits down with him 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 newborn has renewed hopes for an endangered species

This newborn has renewed hopes for an endangered species

An endangered species has been given a boost with the arrival of a newborn. A female Arabian tahr has been born at Sir Bani Yas Island, bringing the population at the wildlife reserve to a total of four, consisting of two males …

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These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

These environmental projects are celebrating the UAE’s founder

The Year of Zayed is off to a green start with two new nationwide initiatives to protect the biodiversity of the UAE coastline. Over the course of the next year, the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment aims to plant …

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Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

Local researchers have made two amazing new discoveries

UAE-based naturalists have stumbled upon two butterfly species that were previously not known of in the country. The newly discovered species are believed to have accidentally arrived here through imported ornamental plants from their country of origin. The medium-sized catopsilia …

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What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

What is the UAE doing to protect animals?

From initiatives protecting domestic and foreign animals, to studies aimed at understanding various species and partnering with the international community to boost animal welfare programmes – the UAE has done a considerable amount in the fight to safeguard animals here …

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