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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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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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This amazing species has returned to the wild

This amazing species has returned to the wild

Conservation of the UAE’s natural habitat and the animals that dwell here is a key area of focus for the nation. It’s with this in mind that the Mohamed bin Zayed Arabian Oryx Reintroduction Programme recently released 14 female Arabian …

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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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Surging conservation efforts could save the sea cow

Surging conservation efforts could save the sea cow

Well-known to the pearl fisherman of the UAE and the aboriginals of Australia, dugongs are an essential part of marine life in the Gulf and beyond. However, listed as a vulnerable species, their long-term survival requires international cooperation and communication. …

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