Tag: mangroves

    UAE: Swim with horses, camp on white beaches at this hidden gem in Umm Al Quwain
    05 Jan 2022

    Mangrove Beach is a secluded getaway spot that is just a 55-minute road trip away from Dubai, Khaleejtimes states. Looks interesting? Let’s take a virtual trip! *** Crystal clear waters and pure white sands framed by lush green mangroves await holiday seekers on the outskirts of Umm Al Quwain. A short 55-minute road trip away […]

    Tourism, Dubai Municipality join hands during mangrove planting initiative to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee

    Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) and Dubai Municipality jointly organized a Mangrove Tree Planting initiative recently at Jebel Ali Wetland Sanctuary to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee and support sustainability efforts in line with the UAE’s Net-Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative, WAM reports. The Mangrove Tree Planting initiative was part of the corporate […]

    5 “blue forests” that are vital to life on Earth

    When you think of a forest, chances are you picture trees rising high above you, leaves crunching underfoot. But there are some very different types of forest – in and under the water – that are just as beautiful and just as precious. While they don’t all contain trees, these so-called blue forests are essential […]

    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 […]

    UAE sets new climate standard for Gulf with goal of net-zero carbon dioxide emissions
    04 Sep 2021

    The UAE could become the first Gulf state to set a net-zero goal, raising questions over emissions of fossil fuels produced to power the global economy, Al-Monitor states. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is considering setting a net-zero goal, people familiar with the discussions told Bloomberg. If the federation of seven sheikhdoms and nearly 10 […]

    Iran elected as World Ocean Assessment representative

    Iranian scientist, Mehdi Qodrati Shojaei has been elected as the Asia-Pacific representative in the second World Ocean Assessment working group, IRNA reported on Sunday. Qodrati Shojaei is a faculty member at Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran Times reports. The Second World Ocean Assessment (WOA II) is the significant output of the second cycle of the Regular […]

    EGA begins planting 10,000 mangroves in Jebel Ali Wildlife Sanctuary

    15th June, 2021 Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) on June, 15 began planting 10,000 mangroves in Jebel Ali Wildlife Sanctuary in partnership with the “One Billion Tree-Planting Initiative”, WAM reports. Mangroves, which grow in tidal areas of the coast, are an important native tree species in the UAE. Studies show that mangroves sequester carbon dioxide from […]