The Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund has supported 2,150 projects in over 180 countries, targeting more than 1,400 different species and subspecies.
Emirates Nature-WWF, and its partners, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, EAD, and the Marine Research Foundation, MRF, successfully managed to tag 36 turtles using satellite transmitters.
A leading financial institution in the region is celebrating World Ocean Day this year by highlighting its commitment to preserving marine biodiversity, under the “Keep the Creek Clean” marine conservation programme.
The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) and Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality launched a joint initiative to plant 2,500 mangrove seedlings at Al Badiya area in Fujairah, situated along the east coast of the UAE. The drive aims to rehabilitate coastal and marine habitat, increase green cover, and safeguard local biodiversity.
The pandemic dealt a major shock to the Indian housing market. Sales of residential units plummeted in Q2 2020, with prospective buyers postponing their purchase decisions. However, the situation has improved since May.
The revelation by a British scientist that the coronavirus could last for ever is cause for both alarm and concern. “We are going to have to live with this virus for evermore.
A very nice opinion piece about the World Food Program deserving the Nobel (“The Noble WFP deserves the Nobel,” Oct. 22, Gulf Today).