The event witnessed the involvement of more than 450 participants and the collection of more than 1.5 tonnes of waste. The total waste collected from all the seven Emirates was 30 tonnes by more than 8,150 participants who covered an area of 35 kilometres.
COP28 focuses on key pillars, including the implementation of climate commitments and pledges, inclusion, working together to take concrete action and identifying solutions that contribute to overcoming challenges,
Sharjah Government Communication Award calls on organisations that have taken urgent action to combat climate change to submit nominations for a new category in upcoming 9th edition in September this year.
The winners were Abdullah Mohammed Al Dhaheri for best short story, Maryam Yousef Al Marzouqi for best artwork, Ghaya Saad Al Ahbabi for best educational video, Sarah Salem Smaidfor best awareness campaign, and Sainath Manikandan for best technical or scientific project.
India-based spiritual leader Sadhguru is on a 100-day motorbike journey that started in the UK, with stopovers across the world. Dubbed the ‘Journey to Save Soil,’ the quest is aimed at raising awareness of soil conservation...
The turtles were successfully rehabilitated after being discovered and rescued last year with the help of the public, sea-goers, fishermen, EAD rangers, and several other partners.
The initiative is in line with Dubai Can, launched by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to eliminate single-use plastic bottles.
Dr Suhail Al Bastaki said that consumers are using recyclable and environmentally friendly bags that can be used multiple times while making a purchase.
"I think it's very exciting that the UAE, an OPEC member, is going to host COP28, and it's so important that you have an oil and gas producing nation step up and say we understand the challenge of the climate crisis,” Kerry told Reuters in an interview.