Tags : environment

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

Redefining planet Earth the cloud seeding way!

DUBAI: Dr. Abdulla Al Mandous, Director-General of National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) and President of the Regional Association II (Asia) of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), has participated in a panel session titled ‘Reengineering Planet Earth’ hosted by the World Majlis at Expo 2020 Dubai as part of the Climate and Biodiversity Week. In his […]...Read More

ISO certifies Expo 2020 for its sustainable event management!

DUBAI: Expo 2020 Dubai has hit a major milestone to host one of the most sustainable World Expos in history after receiving official certification from the leading international independent assessment body the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) for its site-wide sustainable event management processes. Attainment of ‘ISO 20121:2012 Event Sustainability Management Systems’ verifies that Expo 2020, which […]...Read More

‘Still, time to reverse damage to ‘ravaged’ ecosystems’, declares UN chief, marking World Environment Day

NEW YORK, 5th June 2021: Amidst the triple environmental threat of biodiversity loss, climate disruption, and escalating pollution, Secretary-General António Guterres launched “an unprecedented effort to heal the Earth”, on the eve of World Environment Day. Kicking off the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, he said the planet was rapidly reaching a “point of no […]...Read More