Abu Dhabi releases red list of at-risk species

    Threatened or endangered species in Abu Dhabi have been detailed for the first time in a report. The Abu Dhabi Red List of Wildlife Species assesses the threat status of the emirate’s terrestrial and marine creatures, The National News reports. The report by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi follows a project to understand the […]

    May 22 – International Day for Biological Diversity

    On December 20, 2000, the UN General Assembly declared May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity. The Convention on Biological Diversity was adopted on that day. Earlier, this day was celebrated on December 29. In 2000, the Conference of the Convention Participants, at its fifth meeting, recommended that the date be changed to bring […]