Tag: Qatar

    Ministry removes 125 tonnes of waste from northern beaches of Qatar

    The Ministry of Municipality, represented by the Beaches and Islands Department of the General Cleanliness Department, completed the first phase of the campaign to clean the northern and northwestern beaches, starting from Aba Zulouf Park to Al Reem Reserve, Qatar-Tribune reports.     The campaign resulted in the collection and removal of large quantities of […]

    Tourists in Qatar are increasingly getting enamored with the Bedouin way of life
    08 Jan 2022

    As winter sets in Qatar, wild-camping in the desert is getting popular again, and a newfound desire is driving up its appeal – a slice of the Bedouin lifestyle, Qatar-Tribune states. One of the oldest inhabitants of the Arabian desert, the semi-nomadic Bedouin led a hard but intriguing life. According to some tour operators in […]

    On field day for farmers, Ministry of Municipality of Qatar imparts education on sustainable vegetable production projects

    The Ministry of Municipality, represented by the Department of Agricultural Research, organised an orientation field day for farmers and farm owners to raise the production of leafy and fruit crops throughout the year with minimal water consumption and for introducing the ongoing research in sustainable production of vegetable crops with a view to achieving food […]

    18 Arabian oryx released into fenced Sealine Reserve

    Have you seen an Arabian Oryx in Qatar yet? How about an ostrich? A deer, may be? If you haven’t, the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has got you covered. Its Department of Natural Reserves has released 18 Arabian oryx in to a fenced Sealine Reserve near Mesaieed in a move that will be […]

    Qatar keen on protecting, sustaining environment for present and future generations: minister

    HE the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali al-Thani commended the slogan “Ancestral Meadows: A Matter of Trust” to celebrate Qatar’s National Day, noting that this indicates the State’s great interest in environmental issues, to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development for present and future generations and […]

    Qatargas completes environmental project to protect Qatar’s marine biodiversity

    Qatargas, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) and Qatar University (QU), has stewarded a unique Coral Management Program (CMP) focused on sustaining and preserving Qatar’s marine biodiversity. The program, aligned with the Environmental Developmental Pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030, comprises Artificial Reef Deployment and Coral Relocation as well as the […]

    A new ladies’ only beach which uses eco-friendly solar energy opened in Qatar
    26 Dec 2021

    Al Shamal Municipality opened a new beach for women in the Al Ghariya area on December 14, in an effort to provide the “best and high-quality services to all members of society.” This is now the second women’s only beach in Qatar, Doha News states. Qatar’s Ministry of Municipality said on Twitter that the move […]

    Talabat to introduce 100% plant-based packaging in Qatar

    The move comes as part of the food delivery platform’s Sustainable Packaging Program to reduce plastic waste and carbon footprint, Doha News reports. Online food delivery platform Talabat has announced the launch of its Sustainable Packaging Program that aims to reduce plastic waste as well as carbon footprint across the region, starting with operations in […]

    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 […]

    Soil conservation is key to environmental sustainability – particularly in fragile environments like Qatar

    Soil conservation is a key to environmental sustainability. It helps protect natural resources and watersheds, restores habitats for plants and wildlife, improves water quality, and makes soil healthier. The soil ecosystem plays a vital role in climate change as it regulates soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions. A significant objective of conservation of the […]