Tag: environmental protection

    What to read: The Spirit of Green by William D. Nordhaus

    Solving the world’s biggest problems – from climate catastrophe and pandemics to wildfires and corporate malfeasance – requires, more than anything else, coming up with new ways to manage the powerful interactions that surround us. For carbon emissions and other environmental damage, this means ensuring that those responsible pay their full costs rather than continuing […]

    Environmental expo at Katara displays natural diversity, ecological importance

    The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change represented by the Climate Change Department on Thursday inaugurated an environmental exhibition at Cultural Village Foundation Katara, The Peninsula Qatar reports.  The exhibit will run until December 18 coinciding the National Day at Katara’s southern plaza. This is part of the activities of the heritage village organized by […]

    Hamdan bin Zayed issues resolution on administrative penalties, fines regarding environmental violations in Abu Dhabi

    H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), has issued a new resolution concerning the list of administrative penalties and fines for violators of environmental regulations in Abu Dhabi, WAM reports. The resolution has been […]

    The pact signed to strengthen environmental regulation in SEZs, free zones in Oman

    The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ) and the Environment Authority (EA) signed on December 12 a technical cooperation programme aimed at strengthening and developing cooperation in environmental aspects in the special economic zones and free zones. The agreement was signed by Dr Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Chairman – OPAZ, […]

    Saudi Arabia: 9 held for poaching in Saudi reserve

    Saudi police had arrested nine persons for trespassing into a protected reserve for illegal hunting, local media reported. The arrests were made by the Special Forces for Environmental Security (SFES) who caught the offenders with five falcons used for hunting in their possession in the Royal Turki bin Abdullah Reserve in the region of Ha’il […]

    The UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment tours Panama Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

    Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri, Minister of Climate Change and the Environment, toured the Panama Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, themed ‘An introduction to the endless opportunities in Panama’, WAM reports. Any Lam Chong, Director of the Panama Pavilion, welcomed Minister of Climate Change and the Environment and accompanied her on the tour. Through a virtual […]

    Emirates Environmental Group completes the last leg of ‘Clean Up UAE’ in Ras Al Khaimah

    After igniting the torch of a “Clean and Green” environment, in all the six emirates of the UAE, the 20th edition of “Clean Up UAE Campaign” organised by the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG), concluded the last leg in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah on 16th December. The “Clean Up UAE Campaign” was conducted under […]

    UAE is a significant partner to the International Atomic Energy Agency: Director-General of IAEA
    18 Dec 2021

    Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has said that the UAE is a significant partner to the IAEA, noting that it is the first Arab country to own and operate integrated and advanced nuclear power plants, within the framework of its Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, WAM reports. In an interview […]

    USA attitude towards MENA: from resistance and retaliation to resilience and reliance

    The Middle East is not the same region the US defined it as several decades ago. This is the main idea of Sarah Elzeini article. She’s a founder and CEO of SMZ International Group, a boutique strategic advisory and activities firm. Her clientele includes law firms, nonprofits, the private sector and sovereign states. *** In […]

    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 […]