Sustainability

    Qatar 2022 World Cup will provide green transportation solutions

    Qatar will be providing safe, reliable and accessible transportation solutions during the FIFA World Cup 2022, Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) said. In addition, the country has implemented a host of sustainable projects which will reduce the environmental impact and provide numerous legacy benefits, The Peninsula Qatar reports. To mark Earth Day 2021, […]

    Robert Hunter, Greenpeace co-founder: environmentalist and “media bomb” lover

    We strongly recommend the film “How to Change the World” which is dedicated to the first public action of the movement, which will later be named Greenpeace. The movie depicts the voyage that caused the cancellation of the American nuclear test program in the Aleutian Islands and laid the foundations for a new, active and […]

    Omani students raise awareness about environmental issues

    All over the world, more and more young people are leading environmental causes, putting their voices, skills and ideas towards making positive change. Tapping into the vast potential of Oman’s own youth population, and supported by the Ministry of Education (MoE), the Environment Society of Oman (ESO) and its partners, Veolia Oman and Emily’s Garden, […]

    Seaspiracy. The fishing industry is more harmful to the environment than plastic

    Let’s watch a new Netflix documentary and learn about the impact of commercial fishing. Fishing nets pollute the world’s oceans and harm marine life more than plastic tubes. Dolphins do not suffer the most from dolphinariums, but from being caught in nets while fishing. Fish farms are no better, because they create a lot of […]

    Over 900 mangrove saplings planted in Oman

    More than 900 saplings of mangroves have been planted by the Oman Environment Authority in Khor Al Qurim in the Wilayat of Al Musanna, Times of Oman reports. Environment Authority said in its statement: “Within the framework of the National Initiative project to plant 10 million trees and with the aim of preserving and rehabilitating […]

    Oman became one of the five easiest countries for expatriates to settle in

    Oman is among the top five safest countries in the world for expatriates, according to a new global report that ranks countries on the basis of how easy they are for foreign nationals to live in, Times of Oman reports. Oman is ranked fifth among 59 of the countries polled, with only the United Arab […]

    OPAZ to enforce environmental norms in free zones of Oman

    Dr Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Chairman of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ), issued a decision regulating procedures covering the issuance of environmental permits in the special economic zones and free zones in the Sultanate, Oman Obsever reports. Lubna bint Hamoud al Sabariyah (pictured), Environmental Specialist at the Public […]

    Qatar Olympic Committee joins UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action initiative

    The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Sunday announced it has joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC’s) Sports for Climate Action initiative as it reinforces its commitment to reducing its environmental impact, Gulf-Times reports. By becoming a signatory to the Sports for Climate Action Framework, the QOC has promised to play an active […]

    Sixth edition of “Al-Ghaf – Sustainable Tree” initiative in UAE is concluded

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in Sharjah has concluded the sixth edition of “Al-Ghaf, the Sustainable Tree” initiative under the slogan “Al-Ghaf is in my Environment”, WAM reports. There are 126 private and public schools participating in the initiative in cooperation with the Emirates Foundation for School Education. EPAA also announced winners from […]

    What’s new about plastic and water resources? Few eco-movies to watch

    The Dark Side of the Chew, 2014 Everyone has chewed gum, but most of us ignore the fact that their composition is similar to plastic. In addition, there are traces of chewing gum everywhere: on the streets, in schools, on public transport. Watch this movie to find out how chewing gum affects our culture, threatens […]