Tag: marine life

    Exploring the UAE: 10 things to do in Fujairah
    08 Jan 2022

    Tucked away in the northeast of the UAE, Fujairah is a nature-lover’s dream. From scuba diving, parasailing and biking to hiking and glamping, the northern emirate has much to offer, particularly during these cooler winter months. Here’s the best of what you can get up to, according to National News review.   Scuba diving Fujairah […]

    Activists collect 960 kg of waste underwater to save Qatar’s marine life

    The activists have removed over 480kg of plastic waste from the ocean in Qatar, Doha News reports. Several marine activists have organized an underwater clean-up drive to raise awareness on the dangers of plastic pollution in Qatar, collecting over 960kg of waste. According to the group, the waste included 192kg of metals, 480kg of plastic, […]

    Abu Dhabi to build ultra-modern research vessel to protect marine life

    The Abu Dhabi government is building the most advanced research vessel in the Middle East to boost efforts to protect marine life in the emirate. The Abu Dhabi Environmental Protection Agency (EAD) said the state-of-the-art boat would allow the previously uncharted waters of the Arabian Gulf to be explored at a depth of at least […]

    UAE Environment and Protected Areas Authority launches Al Hamriyah coral reef cultivation initiative

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) has started implementing a coral reef cultivation project in the Al Hamriyah region of Sharjah, WAM reports. The project aims to achieve sustainable development of marine life, increase biological cover and biodiversity, and rehabilitate marine life in the area. The coral reef farming project in the […]