Tag: wetlands

    ‘These salt marshes saved my life’: how nature is helping mental health

    Green social prescribing, where people are referred to nature projects, on the rise across UK, The Guardian states. “It sounds dramatic, but this place saved my life,” says Wendy Turner, looking out over the Steart salt marshes in Somerset. “I am really loving the colours of all the marsh grasses at the moment, and the […]

    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 […]

    Iranian Urmia Lake’s revival plan sees nearly 100% progress: Official

    The massive national plan for the revival of Urmia Lake has nearly 100% progress, Director for Planning in Urmia Lake Revival Masoud Tajrishi said. Speaking in a national projects inauguration ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani, Tajrishi said that the Urmia Lake restoration project has absorbed over 15 billion tomans of investment in the last […]

    EAD, Wetlands International launch a new online portal for world’s waterbird populations

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Wetlands International have launched the Waterbird Populations Portal (WPP), an online interactive platform containing the most recent data on the status and distribution of the world’s waterbird populations, WAM reports. EAD provided financial support for the development of the portal, which was launched at a global webinar […]

    Abu Dhabi and Etihad Rail ensure the highest sustainability standards across the construction of rail network – Environment Agency

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s National Rail Network, have collaborated in implementing sustained environmental stewardship during the planning and construction of the Etihad Rail Project, one of the most significant infrastructure projects in the UAE. The first phase of the project is already […]