Tag: water management

    Saudi Arabia plans $92bn sustainability projects for Riyadh

    Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC) has announced its new sustainability strategy for the Saudi capital, including 68 ambitious initiatives and projects across five sectors: energy and climate change, air quality, water management, waste management, biodiversity, and natural areas. HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of […]

    The cradle of Iraq’s ecosystem: Mesopotamian Marshes in desperate need of environmental protection
    05 Oct 2021

    One of Iraq’s most enchanting ecological treasures, the Mesopotamian Marshes, is under severe threat from increased environmental degradation, having endured the wrath of Saddam and now the consequences of climate change. Let’s get to know what Austin Bodetti told about Iraqi marshes in a story for the New Arab. *** Compared to the same time […]

    “The most water-stressed region on Earth”. How the Arab League is pursuing a goal of environmental protection

    As the most prominent representative of the Arab world in the international community, can the Arab League yield major results for a region struggling with desertification, water scarcity, and other environmental issues? Let’s check the answer presented by Austin Bodett in the New Arab. The author is a writer specializing in the Arab world. His […]

    Omani wins first GCC water innovation prize

    Dr. Mohammed Zahir al Abri, Associate Professor of Petroleum and Chemical Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)’s Engineering College, won the first edition of the GCC Water Innovation Prize, Oman Observer reports. Al Abri, who is also the Director of the Nanotechnology Research Centre at the SQU, was awarded the prize for research on safe […]