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Eco Blue Flags Fly at 12 More Green Beaches in United Arab Emirates

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there is also a silver lining that the planet loves: 12 more beaches in the United Arab Emirates have earned the Blue Flag.

Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1

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Even sleep starved, I can see that this airport where I now find myself—in the United Arab Emirates’ city-state version of Las Vegas—is swank beyond belief. Dubai: finding green in the desert, part 1 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Flashes of men in elegant white kandura robes, guthra headscarves [.]

United Arab Emirates Celebrates 41 Years – at the Zoo

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The Arab Gulf emirates celebrates National Day at the zoo until Dec 3. Travel & Nature Al Ain Zoo animals United Arab Emirates

Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2

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| Luxury Fit For a Green Sheikh | The towering skyscrapers of Dubai disappear behind me in a haze. Dubai’s Al Maha Resort: green in the desert, part 2 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. We have far to go, and we’re flying [.]

Arabian eco-fashion show asks: how green is your abaya?

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The Eco Fashion Show, which features a catwalk made of green building materials, runs from April 8-12. What’s an eco- Muslimah to do?

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Augmented Reality Projected on Mosque, Fireworks Alternative

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In Jaffa, Israel the Arabs there shoot off fireworks instead. Architecture & Urban Abu Dhabi going green mosque United Arab Emirates

10 Ways Abu Dhabi Leads The Arab Gulf’s Green Revolution

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Read on for the ten best ways that the United Arab Emirates emirate Abu Dhabi is leading the way for the Middle East. .

People matter: Tanzania evicts thousands of Maasai for hunting safaris

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Abu Dhabi Turns to Natural Gas Green Transport

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Read more about this initiative and all about how Abu Dhabi is leading the region’s green revolution. How green are they? 

Wharton’s Looking for Middle East Green-novation at Innovation Tournament

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Knowledge@Wharton and a college in the United Arab Emirates Launch Innovation Tournament for Green Ideas in the Middle East.

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Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming

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New media provides innumerable possibilities for innovation and environmental education from the Middle East. And as Europe and the U.S.

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Turning Arabian Desert Fog Into Energy and Water

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Green Prophet’s Tafline Laylin will be heading there in January for a week of sustainable events. The idea is simple.

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Dubai Summer Holiday – Do’s and Don’ts for Foreign Travelers

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Among the seven member states of the  United Arab Emirates , Dubai – if it was a Disney dwarf – could be called “Tolerant”. 

Architectural Pornography: Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower

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Green Prophet’s told you all about Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Tower. Then Pakistan upstaged both with their own biggest building boast.

Amazing “Atlas” tracks Arab world habitat destruction over time [video]

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Now some 80 regions in the Arab world are being tracked by satellite to show us how much environmental destruction happening is man-made. .

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Drones monitor flamboyances of flamingos in this Arab country

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How the UAE can push eco-friendly energy solutions forward

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Energy oil United Arab EmiratesThe pressure for environmentally friendly energy solutions on the globe is now more than ever.

The mailman is a drone in this Middle East country [video]

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But a new initiative from the United Arab Emirates puts a little 21st Century technology into the old mail carrier.

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Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute Files U.S. Patent for Advanced Battery tech

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patent United Arab EmiratesMasdar Institute makes first foray into advanced lithium battery technology. Surprise !

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Green Investment Bank and Masdar Ink Agreement to Link Mideast to Britain

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The creation of the Green Investment Bank is one of the Coalition Government’s key green achievements.

Dubai Might Buy Solar off Roofs

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Related:  Green Gas Station Meets Stringent New Dubai Building Code ). To incentivize architects to add solar!). The U.S. The U.S.

Will GM’s Green Cadillac Sell in the UAE?

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Sleek, green and probably expensive ; GM’s extended range ELR will soon be coming off assembly lines. percent stake in Tesla Motors.

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Global Land Grabs: Benefits, Emerging Dangers, and Growing Anxieties

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An Arab country is among the top 3. Food & Health Africa conflict food United Arab EmiratesThe target: Africa.

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Abu Dhabi’s New Market “The Souq” Harkens Us Back to Disco Days

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Interview With Abu Dhabi's Most Innovative Design Couple

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Robert Ferry and Elizabeth Monoian have made the United Arab Emirates their home, for which we are very grateful. Any final words?

How ertex Integrates Solar cells into Middle East Buildings

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Eole Uses Wind Power to Make Water From Desert Air

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The Accelerating Decline of World Oceans: Why It Matters for the Middle East

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World Ocean Day- 6 Tips to Green the Seas. Travel & Nature fish marine pollution Middle East Persian Gulf Red Sea United Arab Emirates

WMS Metal Industries Sorts Recyclables and Makes $ With Push of Button

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Architecture & Urban Abu Dhabi MWS Metal Industries United Arab Emirates However, hope is on the horizon.

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Formula One Drivers Take On Dubai in an Electric Twizy Frenzy (video!)

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This could take driving green in Dubai to a whole new level. What made it even more special was the fact that the Twizy is a green car.

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Visionary Masdar CEO Named “Champion of the Earth” by UN

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Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, the Masdar CEO, is the recipient of this year’s United Nations’ Champions of the Earth award. Like “the Green Shiekh” Dr Al Jabar was strongly influenced by  Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The Related: The Green Sheikh’s Eco-Hero. The award is deserved. Perhaps

Time to Pause: Risks of Nuclear in the Volatile Middle East and North Africa Region

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The Arab region holds the densest concentration on earth of countries seeking to generate nuclear electricity for the first time.

An Energy Insider for Nuclear Newcomers in the Middle East

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Can the industry be “greened”? United Arab Emirates. 3. Saudi Arabia. 2. Turkey. 4. Jordan. 5. Egypt.

Masdar Looks to Make Good on Solar Power in Saudi Arabia

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Tuataras Not Hybrids Rule the Road at Dubai Car Show

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When Green Prophet’s Tafline was in Abu Dhabi earlier this year she was flummoxed by the lack of pubic transportation in the region.

Masdar City’s Pod Car Makers – The Interview

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Director of the Masdar City PRT project, Robbert from 2getthere talks to Green Prophet about Masdar’s modest fleet of driverless pod cars.

It's The Beginning Of The End For Plastic Bags In Abu Dhabi

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Residents of the United Arab Emirates use 11.6 billion plastic bags every year. That’s 11.6 And for what? um, really?

How the Middle East Should Can Coordinate A Sustainable Agenda

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In looking toward the future, social Greens throughout the region would do well to coordinate an agenda geared toward a sustainable tomorrow. As a new political order struggles to assert itself in the autocratic states of the Middle East novel challenges – and possibilities – emerge. … [ visit site to read more ].

Arab Spring May Boost Chance for Desertec Solar Power

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Libyan Revolution Will End Gadaffi’s Green Visions. Political stability, as well as sunshine is needed for Desertec solar projects.

Estidama Is the Arab World’s Sustainability Rating System: Watch Films on Estidama

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Any companies looking to work in the United Arab Emirates green space should watch these movies to get the basics.