The United Nations biodiversity summit at Montreal on Monday reached a landmark deal where it was agreed with a few murmurs of protest from African, Latin American and Asian developing countries about funding, that 30 per cent of land and water habitats will be protected by 2030. At the moment, there is provision for
The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) brought together governments from around the world. Participants were expected to set out new goals and develop an action plan for nature over the next decade. The conference was held in Montréal, Quebec, the seat of the UNCBD
The United Arab Emirates has once again taken the lead to protect the marine environment and save it from climate change disasters (“Efforts to protect and manage marine environment broaden,” Aug.3, Gulf Today website). According to the report, as part of the Year of Sustainability and in preparation for the 28th Conference of
Climate change is stressing our world’s environmental balance. In this context it is very important to study our biodiversity. Humans are privileged to be living in a planet that consists of water in 70% of its area. The climate crisis jeopardises the oceans and biodiversity,
The 21st Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabian Biodiversity (SICFAB), which is organised by the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (Epaa) and held in Desert Park, started yesterday morning with the participation of 158 experts, specialists, researchers and academics from 14 countries. The Forum will continue until February 6th.
Of all the marine creatures affected by overfishing and habitat destruction, sharks and rays are at the epicentre of the hitlist, stated Dr Julia Spaet from University of Cambridge, United Kingdom at the 21st Sharjah International Conservation Forum for Arabian Biodiversity, Sicfab. Organised by the Environment and Protected Areas Authority, Epaa, Sicfab, which convened on February 3rd, at Desert Park in Sharjah will run until February 6th.
His Highness Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has visited Jaywun, the UAE’s first marine research vessel of its kind, which was commissioned by the Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD).