Tag: Environment Day

    Saudi Arabia tops in environmental performance indicators – the Tree Cover Loss and Wetland

    Saudi Arabia has continued its global outstanding performance, outperforming 180 countries in two indicators of environmental performance, ranking first in the Tree Cover Loss and Wetland indicators, Gulf News reported. This is in addition to surpassing 172 countries in preserving and protecting natural environments and preventing the extinction of rare animal species, ranking eighth in […]

    Nearly 1000 mangrove saplings planted in Oman

    The Environment Authority has planted more than 950 mangrove saplings in Khor Qaisd in the Wilayat of Al Jazir, Al Wusta Governorate. “In support of the efforts of the Environment Authority in preserving and protecting environmental systems, rehabilitating degraded lands, and in celebration of World Environment Day, the authority, represented by the Environment Department in […]

    UAE strives to preserve the environment, which is a key pillar in the country’s progress

    A UAE newspaper has said that the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ move to launch “an unprecedented effort to heal the Earth”, a world awash in climate disruption and spiraling pollution, is truly praiseworthy, WAM reports. “This was done on the eve of World Environment Day,” said Gulf Today in an editorial on Monday. Kicking off […]

    The Emirates Environmental Group honored the prominent people of recycling and sustainability in the UAE

    The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) honored the champions and heroes of recycling and sustainability in the UAE during a virtual ceremony organized on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June, under the patronage and presence of Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al Qassimi, Member of the Executive Council of the Government of […]

    “UAE national agenda is highly focussed on key topics” – Chairman of the Environment Agency

    The UAE’s environmental policies and initiatives have been playing a significant role in realising the country’s goals and meeting its international commitments, said H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), WAM reports. In a statement he made today to […]

    How can each of us celebrate World Environment Day
    06 Jun 2021

    World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated annually on 5 June and is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. First held in 1974, it has been a platform for raising awareness on environmental issues such as marine pollution, human overpopulation, global warming, sustainable consumption and wildlife […]

    Qatar Airways Group highlights environmental sustainability initiatives

    To mark World Environment Day, Qatar Airways Group is reinforcing its commitment to protect the planet by highlighting its key environmental sustainability initiatives. The company announced this move on its site. Qatar Airways Group is dedicated to environmental leadership across all of its entities, including airline, airport operations, aviation and catering services, retail outlets and […]