Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Environment

Air Pollution Linked to Mental Health

There is little debate over the link between air pollution and the human respiratory system: Research shows that dirty air can impair breathing and...

Arabian Gulf Could Experience Deadly Heat

Within this century, parts of the Arabian Gulf region could be hit with unprecedented events of deadly heat as a result of climate change,...

Unabated Climate Change To Reverse Development in Asia

Unabated climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in Asia and the Pacific, which could severely affect their future growth, reverse current development...

Middle East Climate: Dry for Next 10,000 Years

Stalagmites from Iranian cave foretell grim future for Middle East climate Relief from the current dry spell across the interior of the Middle East is...

People in 80% of the Urban Cities Breathe Bad Air

More than 80% of the people living in urban cities that monitor air pollution are exposed to air quality levels that exceed WHO limits....

UAE Plans to Make Its Own Rain

The UAE is considering the creation of a man-made mountain in order to increase the amount of rain it receives and ameliorate a looming...

January 2016 was warmest month ever measured

2015 was the warmest year in humankind history, or at least in the measurable and recorded history. However, now according to the latest data from...

How Holiday Shopping Affects the Environment

Holiday shopping often resembles a marathon. People prepare for it for weeks and they even come up with various strategies. Shopping for Christmas gifts...

Skyscrapers to Plyscrapers – Will Dubai Give in to the Trend

Dubai skyline is famous for high-rise unique buildings. The emirate is home of over 910 skyscrapers, nearly 90 of which are taller than 180...

UAE Aims to Revolutionize Rain Enhancement Science

The UAE Programme for Rain Enhancement Science attracts the attention of experts from all over the world. Notable scientists in the field have showed...

Dubai is MENA’s Most Sustainable City

Dubai is among the cities with the most impressive environmental progress in the world. According to Arcadis’ latest Sustainable Cities Index, Dubai is among...

Ecological Debt Day – Why borrow from next generations

Starting August 19, the population of our planet will live in ecological deficit, said the nonprofit organization Global Footprint. According to it, we have...

UAE Registered the Best Environmental Performance in MENA

The United Arab Emirates federation offers nearly excellent environmental protection and sustainability. This was revealed by the Yale’s 2014 Environmental Performance Index. The report...

Earth Day Special

Today we mark the date dedicated to environmental protection – Earth Day. This date was first celebrated back in the 1970s and now it...

Going green with the world: Ecotourism on the rise in UAE

Green tourism, also known as ecotourism is a relatively new type of tourism. It uses various techniques and practices to reduce or eliminate the...

National Geographic chronicles Abu Dhabi’s natural history

For the first time since its founding in 1888, The National Geographic, and jointly by Total Abu Al Bukhoosh and the Total Foundation, have...

Had an oppurtunity to release a yearling on 29th June 2012

Dear Editor, I wanted to write to you regarding the Turtle release that I attended at Al Mina Al Salam, Dubai. I had the most...

Call for Grassroots Environmental Projects

USD100,000 available to deserving projects Accepting applications based in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq Deadline to submit applications is on...

Dust Storm in Southwest Asia

Meteorologists characterized the dust activity as a “super sandstorm” Dust storms have been raging across southwestern Asia and the Middle East in mid-March 2012. Intense...

Saving the Reefs of Musandam

When Dr. Matthias Hammer collected his grant from Ford Motor Company, he vowed to do everything in his power to protect the waters of...

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve showcased as eco-tourism model

Leading environmentalists, academics, government officials and eco-tourism experts visited Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa yesterday, after a three-day conference identified the award-winning...

IHG to reduce Environmental Impact

IHG, the world’s largest hotel company by number of rooms, is trialling a new on-line system called ‘Green Engage*’, which will help hotel general...

Dubai Municipality project gives beaches a facelift

Dubai Municipality's Environment Department is currently undertaking an ambitious project to rejuvenate beaches of the emirate as part of an integrated and...

Emirates unveils new environment programme

On the eve of taking delivery of its first eco-efficient Airbus A380, Emirates unveiled Thursday a series of new initiatives to further improve...