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Greater Flamingo breeds at Al Wathba Wetland Reserve


August 14th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The greater flamingo has successfully bred once again at the Al Wathba Wetland Reserve in Abu Dhabi, the emirate's environment agency (EAD) revealed Monday.Flamingos first ... Read more...

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UAE launches wildlife conservation project


April 15th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a project to protect the wildlife and the fragile ecosystem of the Jebel Hafit mountain in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.The ... Read more...

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Guide for bird-watching in UAE launched


March 29th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) launched the "Birds of the United Arab Emirates" guide Thursday.The 256-page illustrated guide includes an ... Read more...

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UAE launches sustainable lifestyle kit


July 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an innovative reusable kit to help raise awareness about the region's unique biodiversity as well as reduce carbon ... Read more...

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80 Abu Dhabi schools to start eco clubs


May 30th, 2011 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Eighty schools in Abu Dhabi have been given grants by the government to start eco clubs and empower students to help solve burning environmental issues, ... Read more...

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UAE anti-plastic bags campaign a hit with private sector


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' move to keep the country free from plastic bags has won tremendous appreciation and support from the private sector.The drive - ... Read more...

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UAE tests new solar-powered water desalination method


January 19th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) is testing a new system to desalinate sea water using solar energy.The trials are being conducted at 30 locations across ... Read more...

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UAE to host Dugong conservation meet


September 26th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS/WAM) Marine experts from across the globe will meet here Oct 4-6 to discuss the conservation of the Dugong, it was announced Sunday. Experts from the UN Environment Programme ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi soil study to help criminal investigation


August 1st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) A new soil survey report presented by the Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) will help police to investigate criminal cases, besides assisting farmers and developers evaluate ... Read more...

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Japan to help UAE save its marine ecosystem


April 11th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) Japan will help the United Arab Emirates in carrying out a coral reef restoration programme in the country's coastal areas. Coral settlement devices, developed by Mineo Okamoto ... Read more...

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Seven Asian countries discuss water cooperation in UAE


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Officals of seven South Asian countries met here Oct 22-23 to promote water cooperation on the rivers of greater Himalayan region, WAM news agency reported. Government officials, politicians ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China to jointly develop satellite


September 18th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Pakistan and China Friday signed an agreement to build a communication satellite in the next three years, officials said. China will provide $200 million to Pakistan to build the ... Read more...

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Environmental awareness campaign to be launched in UAE


August 24th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) have signed an agreement for a campaign to raise awareness about the environment, WAM news ... Read more...

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Flint arrowhead discovered near Abu Dhabi dates back to late Stone Age


March 17th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a flint arrowhead about 3 cm long dating back to the late stone age or neolithic period, near a Abu Dhabi oilfield.Discovered just south ... Read more...

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