Tag: Forests

    The European Union may ban the import of goods related to deforestation

    The European Union may ban the import of several products, including beef.  In late November, the European Commission unveiled a draft bill restricting imports of deforestation products, namely beef, coffee, cocoa, soybeans, palm oil, and wood. The bill requires companies to disclose information about their supply chains. It aims to prevent the import of deforestation […]

    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 […]

    Fareed Bader group of companies backs national afforestation campaign in Bahrain

    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 […]

    Saudi environmental security officers protect sea and land ecosystems

    The Saudi Special Forces for Environmental Security have apprehended dozens of offenders for environmental violations as part of a recent crackdown, Arab News reports. Under the command of the Ministry of Interior, the forces arrested individuals who illegally moved sand and soil in Jeddah and Tabuk. People who illegally entered the Imam Turki bin Abdullah […]

    Protest camp: how activists stop the eco-catastrophe on the Baltic coast

    In the Leningrad region of the Russian Federation, activists set up a camp to protect the forest. They say that the local ecosystem is threatened by the illegal construction of the Primorsky Universal Transshipment Complex (Primorsky UPC).     The forest has been mercilessly cut down for the third year in a row for the […]

    UAE pledges at COP26: endorsing Declaration on Forests and Land Use, launching $1 billion global platform to accelerate renewable energy
    15 Nov 2021

    The UAE has endorsed the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use that commits countries to working collectively to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030 while advancing sustainable development and promoting an inclusive rural transformation. Over 90 countries have supported the declaration at the COP26 Leaders’ Action on Forests and […]

    Tanmiah Food Company to plant one million trees by 2025 to help the Saudi environment
    15 Nov 2021

    Saudi Arabia’s Tanmiah Food Company aims to plant one million trees by the year of 2025, in support of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030. The company started the second phase of its One Million Tree Initiative, launched in March 2019. It had already planted 200,000 trees in the Shaqra region, it said in a statement. The […]

    The Sultanate of Oman celebrated Tree Day
    09 Nov 2021

    The Sultanate of Oman celebrated Tree Day on October 31, with events and announcements marking the day. As an environment-friendly country, it has taken many measures to protect and conserve the environment – be it the turtle reserve or protected areas in terms of sensitivity towards wildlife and flora and fauna, the country’s records are […]

    Dubai Municipality to trees in Dubai’s Natural Reserves

    Dubai Municipality has launched an initiative to plant mangrove trees in Dubai’s natural reserves as part of its efforts to preserve and develop the coastal environment, WAM reports. Dawoud Al Hajri, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said, “The initiative is part of implementing the UAE leadership’s directives to strengthen environmental sustainability and protect, manage and enhance […]

    COP26 – day five and six: Over 130 countries have committed to halt and reverse forest loss and land degradation by 2030
    07 Nov 2021

    Let’s get through the fifth and sixth days of COP26 – the UN climate summit in Glasgow. First, let’s check a summary of the main developments on the fifth day of Cop26 by The Guardian. November 5 at Cop26 was marked by a piece of news that an initial analysis found that commitments and initiatives […]