UAE Drones for Good Competition Open!

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The UAE Drones for Good Award is “dedicated to transforming the innovative technologies behind civilian drones into practical, realizable solutions for improving people’s lives today.” The 2016 United Arab Emirates Drones for Good Competition is now open.

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Costa Coffee UAE rewards eco-customers with free coffee!

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Next Wednesday, baristas at Costa Coffee will be pouring free coffee for all United Arab Emirates (UAE) customers who belly up to the coffee bar bearing personal reusable cups.The giveaway celebrates World Environment Day 2019, which falls on June 5th.

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How the UAE can push eco-friendly energy solutions forward

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There is a lot of potential for eco-friendly solutions to be developed in the UAE, which is a promising sign for businesses and the wider economy. The pressure for environmentally friendly energy solutions on the globe is now more than ever.

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‘Arabian Ark’ is saving UAE wildlife from extinction

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Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al-Nahayan, founder of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), created the remote nature reserve in 1971. Check out Sir Bani Yas island and experience the raw, natural environment of the UAE.

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Alaskans to Emiratis: we’ll all pay for UAE snow

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UAE trendsetters can now literally chillax in indoor “ snow rooms” that create real snow using a snow-making system like that used for the interior ski slopes in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates. Scandinavian saunas are so yesterday.

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Jordan bans plastic bags, joining Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE

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Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE ban plastics too. Effective last January, the UAE banned non-oxo-biodegradable shopping bags as a first step, to be followed by 15 additional items and gradually extending to all other disposable items.

Could new rules finally curb shark finning in the UAE?

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Currently a hub for the shark trade , the UAE will implement the new laws on September 1, 2014. The new laws prohibit fishermen from catching sharks within five nautical miles off shore, and within three nautical miles of the islands scattered throughout the UAE.

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UAE Tests Produce for Pesticides

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It’s hard to know which way the UAE turn with regard to sustainable food. Still, with gestures like the greening of the Liwa International School in Al Ain, there’s great hope that widespread ecology awareness will become the norm in the influential UAE.

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UAE to build a man-made mountain to increase rainfall

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) upped the wackiness factor of its portfolio of national mega-projects, announcing plans to build an artificial alp so the country can control its weather. The UAE lives on desalinated seawater, energy-intensive and expensive to produce.

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UAE pesticides kill again, now a Sharjah infant

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A newborn baby boy has died and his three-year-old brother is critically ill in hospital after they inhaled a toxic pesticide used in the apartment next door to his family’s home in Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Prized UAE Falcons Have Hospitals and Passports

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Unlike many wild animals in the UAE, prized Saker Falcons receive first-class protection. According to a Wikipedia entry , the UAE spends nearly $30 million each year on preserving their Saker Falcons populations.

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What Israel, the UAE and Qatar have in common

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WASHINGTON — Israel is the best-prepared country in the Middle East for climate change, followed closely by the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Turkey, according to data released Nov. 5 by the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN).

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An Infographic Wake Up Call To The UAE

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If we all lived like the citizens of the UAE, we would need 5.4 And there is truly no better wake up call to the UAE than this amazing infographic designed by Tim De Chant. For more on the UAE and the environment see: UAE Stands By Its Nuclear Plans.

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Slash your UAE utility bill by 20% – copycats welcome!

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They aim to incite other UAE facilities to similarly self-audit for immediate environmental – and economic – benefits. .

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UAE Stands By Its Nuclear Plans

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Speaking at the World Economic Forum’s ‘Annual Meeting of the New Champions’ in China, the United Arab Emirates Minister of Energy Mohammed Bin Dhaen Al Hamli said that the incident at the Fukushima nuclear station had not derailed the UAE’s nuclear plans.

Nuclear Updates from Jordan, Egypt and the UAE

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From growing protests in Jordan and Egypt to the first ever approved plant in UAE – we have the latest on nuclear from the region. UAE Environment Agency Approves Nuclear Plant.

Ask Ali: The UAE’s Very Own Hipster Environment Show

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Each episode will feature extraordinary footage of the numerous fauna, flora and landscapes that make the UAE so special. More on travel and nature in the UAE: Nat Geo Goes on Tour Through the UAE. Click here to view the embedded video.

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No giant leaps, but there are small steps for sustainability in the UAE

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All great steps without question, yet one has to wonder how effective moves like this will improve sustainability in the UAE as a whole, especially with what has happened to the region’s proposed savior: Masdar City. However, knowing that the UAE is such a competitive area (e.g.

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Demand For Water To Double By 2030 In UAE

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However, a recent report which found that water demand is likely to double by 2030 in the UAE has got government authorities worried and they are now promoting the benefits of water conservation. For more on water issues in the UAE see: Nuclear-Powered Water For UAE.

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The UAE unveils plans to send the first Arab spaceship to Mars by 2021

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But Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the UAE vice president and ruler of Dubai, recently confirmed that this is about to change with news that the United Arab Emirates is planning to send a spaceship to Mars by 2021.

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UAE & Saudi Seek Whopping $1 billion for Solar

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This project is not related to either the UAE’s other solar energy developments, including the impressive Shams 1 CSP plant , or Saudi’s ambitious intention to spend up to $100 billion to lift itself out of the ranks as one of the less solarized Middle Eastern nations.

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UAE McDonalds Greases Its 100% Biodiesel Delivery Fleet

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McDonalds is poised to recycle all of its vegetable oil from UAE branches into 100% biodiesel. In conjunction with Dubai-based Neutral Fuels, LLC, McDonalds UAE has committed to converting all of its used vegetable oil into a biofuel.

This UAE birthday cake could send 740,000 refugee kids to school

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Recently, a wealthy UAE client visited Wingham’s UK studio to collect a frock, and they got to talking about the designer’s obsession with sculpting chocolate.

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UAE Sustainability Conference Inspires Change | Green Prophet

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This is where the SustainabilityCamp conference in the UAE comes in. Many of the participants pledged to work towards a more sustainable UAE and steps that they suggested included everything from supporting sustainability projects to taking and watering plants at work.

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Green Education in the UAE, Business is Booming

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The Bee’ah School of Environment ( BSOE ), an education initiative created by a UAE-based environmental and waste management company, recently announced it is expanding its networks in the eastern and central region of Sharjah, engaging with 160,000 students in over 200 schools.

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Google Street View uses camels to map UAE’s Liwa Desert

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The surrounding Liwa Desert holds evidence of occupation dating back to the late Stone Age; it’s of the oldest sites in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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New Environmental Exhibit Inspires Hope for UAE’s Future

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In 2007, the UAE became the third country in the word, after Switzerland and Japan, to work with WWF on an Ecological Footprint Initiative. If all of the world’s inhabitants lived like citizens of the UAE, we would require 5.4 Water is another huge environmental issue facing the UAE.

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Sanserif Creatius Brings Recycled Cardboard Furniture to UAE

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Thanks to a recent feature in Sadiyaty Magazine, residents of the UAE may soon be interested in recycled cardboard furniture. ” Perhaps this lamp will soon adorn the large spaces of some homes in the UAE. :: Sanserif Creatius.

100 million trees dry, rather than green, the UAE’s western desert

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In an attempt to ‘greenify’ the UAE’s Western Region desert , (some claim in the hope of creating a milder micro-climate in the UAE) more than 100 million trees have been planted, often as buffer zones like the one depicted, and irrigated, mostly, with precious groundwater. .

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Gourmet Camel-Milk Chocolate To Be Manufactured in the UAE

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Camel milk chocolate sounds good. The only problem is getting enough milk. We’ve given 6 reasons to drink camel’s milk, one of which is that it’s delicious.

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Green Prophet Wants to Meet All The UAE Eco-Peeps

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More About Tafline and the UAE: Must It Be “The End of the Line&# For Fish? Competition: Calling all future UAE Eco-Bloggers.

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Will GM’s Green Cadillac Sell in the UAE?

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The next step by GM may be the production of an electric version similar to the stretch limo electric super-bus , which is soon expected to be plying the highways between the two UAE “future cities&#.

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Former Masdar Director Says The UAE Must End Subsidies

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Last year several newspapers reported that the UAE were planning to end subsidies, but the recent Arab Spring has made that virtually impossible. Mr. Awad believes the recent spread of discontent from Tunisia to Yemen may have set the UAE back by at least five years.

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Aussie Govt Offers Uranium Sales to UAE

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Is now a good time to announce uranium sales to an unstable region like the Middle East?

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Gold instead of cinnamon on cappuccinos in Arab states as poverty reels on nearby

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Perhaps the ultimate vanity extreme in the UAE is a new trend for restaurants in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to serve edible gold in foods ranging from hamburgers to steaks and seafood. Gold still appears to be a favored and sought after commodity in the UAE, especially in uncertain times.

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Live Blog: School Children Pledge To Save UAE Fish

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Nessrine explains to the children that one of the most popular fish species in the UAE is also endangered. EWS-WWF has launched their “ Choose Wisely &# consumer guide in which they document exactly which fish in the UAE are overfished and should therefore be avoided.

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Despite Ban, UAE remains Market Hub for Shark Fins

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Green Prophet delves into the bloody and murky business of shark fishing and fining in the United Arab Emirates.

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Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE among world’s top 10 wasters

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Bahrain, in the Middle East is one of the most wasteful nations on earth, according to the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) 2014 Living Planet Report ( download the PDF here ), published recently.

Traffic Accidents Increase in the UAE During Ramadan

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Residents of the UAE say there are always more accidents during Ramadan, both because people are rushing and because the fast from sunrise to sunset can make them tired, especially in the heat. “I I tell my students that they should drive carefully and buckle their seat belts,” Ahmed el-Hussein, a professor of political science at the UAE University told The Media Line. Police say Ramadan and Bad Driving Habits to Blame.

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The UAE’s Plastic Bag Story Isn’t Eco-Happy Yet

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They leach toxic materials into our soil and water, they kill marine and terrestrial life, choke roughly half of the UAE’s camels , and won’t stop doing these things for centuries since they don’t biodegrade. It’s the Beginning of the End of Plastic Bags for the UAE.

3 green reasons why the UAE should be on your travel bucket list

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The United Arab Emirates has now become a very popular holiday destination, boasting dry, hot weather for much of the year. Although the climate may be appealing to tourists, the United Arab Emirates has much more to offer than sun, sand and sunbathing. Natural Attractions.

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15 Yr Old’s Pocket Money Can’t Save UAE Camels Killed by Plastic

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The situation is so serious that an art exhibition devoted to plastic rocks weighing up to 50kg recovered from UAE camel carcasses took place in the United States earlier this year.

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