Tag: Bahrain

    Joint UAE-Bahraini nanosatellite Light-1 launched on 21st December

    The joint UAE-Bahraini nanosatellite Light-1 was launched to the International Space Station on 21st December 2021. It represents a major milestone of cooperation in space science, technology and engineering between the UAE and Bahrain, WAM states. Light-1 took off onboard a SpaceX CRS-24 flight on board of a Falcon 9 rocket after undergoing rigorous safety […]

    Using sustainable finance theory to save the environment
    16 Dec 2021

    People usually perceive the finance sector to be the environment’s arch-enemy, with its supposed fixation on short-term profits, whatever the cost. However, the theories the Goldman Sachses of this world use to make money can also be used to save the environment, if we are open-minded enough to get past the stigma of big finance, […]

    School for girls in Bahrain has organized an environment-friendly campaign entitled “As Long As I Am Green”

    Al-lman School for Girls has organized an environment-friendly campaign entitled “As Long As I Am Green.” Young students got out, got their hands in the earth, and got involved in planting, News of Bahrain reports. It is based on the school’s vision to achieve sustainable development goals, implant Islamic, educational and environmental values, and preserve […]

    Fareed Bader group of companies backs national afforestation campaign in Bahrain
    15 Dec 2021

    Stemming from its social responsibility and community partnership, and in line with its efforts to support government initiatives to achieve sustainable development of the agricultural sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Fareed Bader Group of Companies has recently contributed with a financial support of BD2.500 to plant in Samaheej Walkway in Muharraq Governorate, The Daily […]

    15 sites across Bahrain benefit from Forever Green campaign as companies praised for generous contributions
    09 Dec 2021

    Busaiteen Corniche and Al Samaheej Walkway in Muharraq have become the latest sites to benefit from an ambitious nationwide campaign to ensure the expansion of the green zones in the Kingdom and active contributions to the fight against climate change. The Forever Green campaign is being implemented by the National Initiative for Agricultural Development (NIAD) […]

    Foreign Minister stresses Bahrain’s drive to tackle climate change
    08 Dec 2021

    Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, participated virtually in the “Environmental and Climate Diplomacy for the Kingdom of Bahrain” lecture, BNA reports. The lecture was delivered by the Special Envoy for Climate Affairs and CEO of the Supreme Council for the Environment Dr. Mohammad bin Mubarak bin Dayna, hosted by the Mohammed bin Mubarak […]

    Bahrain Association of Banks joined Forever Green campaign, plants trees at Central Market

    The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) expressed keenness to raise awareness within the financial and banking institutions in Bahrain about climate-related risks and include them in the institutions’ annual training plans, BNA reports. CBB Governor Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj said the moves would be within a drive to develop directives related to the environment and […]

    Organic cosmetics brand sees Bahrain as a key step to growth

    Bahrain is the next stop for organic cosmetics brand Liht Organics, which sees the kingdom as a critical step on its way to a billion-dollar company in five years. The two-year-old Singaporean beauty label is planning to launch in the kingdom during the first quarter of next year, Nerissa Low, the founder, and chief executive […]

    Five off-shore cities are on the way. Bahrain launches $30 billion offshore cities plan

    According to the Bahrain News Agency, Bahrain has launched a new strategic project plan to invest $30 billion in over 20 new projects, with the construction of five new offshore cities. The strategic project plan will see infrastructure development, including a new causeway connecting Bahrain to Saudi Arabia, Bolnews reports. Bahrain will also establish a […]

    Reconnecting with nature: eco-awareness initiative in Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve in Zallaq

    Artists and photographers were flocking to Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve in Zallaq on 27 November to reconnect with nature in an environmental awareness initiative. The ‘Live: ECO-ART’ is the brainchild of educator, environmental enthusiast, and self-taught artist Dr. Anamica Bhattacharya. She has conducted a series of workshops, demonstrations, and talks over the year […]