This year is the 28th year of “World Water Day” and on its eve, two women leaders, United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) director general Audrey Azoulay and UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security Mariam Almheiri called on everyone to contribute to the sustainable conservation and use of this valuable global resource which man and the biodiversity could not live without.
The inter-connectivity of life must be taught at a young age so that biodiversity – the variety of flora and fauna – will flourish leading to sustainability and sustainable development, said an educationist in Dubai.
The trashing away of the mindset and practice of the manufacture, distribution and use of unsafe food packages is everyone’s responsibility. For one, everyone is a consumer and the solution to the enormous global problem brought about by these items that deteriorate not only one’s health and the entire biodiversity, starts with one’s self.
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,
As part of its efforts to support biodiversity conservation and uphold the UAE’s cultural heritage, Emirates Post, in partnership with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Center, issued a new set of commemorative stamps bearing the image of the Stone-Curlew and Houbara Bustard bird species.
The central pledge of a planned new global nature pact — to protect 30% of the planet’s land and seas — is in doubt, with some biodiversity-rich nations refusing to commit because of jitters over funding and implementation, officials have warned.