Tags : environment

Aster DM Healthcare joins the Corporate Knights Action Declaration

The Corporate Knights Action Declaration is an attempt to bring together global companies to work with policymakers to achieve the common goal of building sustainable organizations Aster DM Healthcare is the only company from India and the Middle East to be ranked among the Global 100 sustainable companies by Corporate Knights India: Aster DM Healthcare joined […]...Read More

Amazon rain forest nears dangerous tipping point warns environmental prize winner

Frankfurt: Biologist Christof Schenck, who was awarded the prestigious German Environmental Award, called for the worldwide protection of forest areas in order to stop climate change and species loss. The situation is critical, especially in the large rainforests like in the Amazon region, warned the managing director of the Frankfurt Zoological Society. “We are very, […]...Read More

Scientists warn of insect decline amid climate change

Sydney: An emerging “insect apocalypse” will have radical effects on the environment and humankind, an Australian scientist has warned. An international study on the future of insects under climate change scenarios has found the loss of insects will drastically reduce the ability of humankind to build a sustainable future. Co-author William Laurance, of James Cook […]...Read More

UAE tops MENA Region in Global Food Security Index 2022

Dubai: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) revealed that the UAE ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region on the Global Food Security Index (GFSI) 2022, issued by Economist Impact, compared to the third place in the region for the year 2021. According to the index, the UAE ranked […]...Read More

Dubai Can Initiative Makes Significant Environment Contribution In Many Areas Across Dubai

Launched by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, in March 2022, Dubai Can is a sustainability initiative to drive awareness of plastic alternatives and sustainability The initiative resulted in saving 104,220 500ml plastic water bottles and 52,110 liters being consumed from […]...Read More

Abu Dhabi celebrates success of the world’s largest mammal reintroduction programme

ABU DHABI: The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) continues to progress with the world’s largest mammal reintroduction programme, as it has successfully translocated 20 Scimitar-Horned Oryx (SHO) and 25 Addax to Chad’s Ouadi Rime-Ouadi Achim Game Reserve during last March. Due to the programme’s efforts, the numbers of Scimitar-Horned Oryx in the wild reached […]...Read More

Ride your electric scooters across Dubai from April 13

DUBAI: Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and the General HQ of Dubai Police have announced the start of the operation of electric scooters on permitted cycling tracks in 10 districts across Dubai starting April 13, 2022. The step is taken in line with Resolution Number 13 for 2022, endorsed by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan […]...Read More