Tag: wildlife

    The survey team gathers more than 230 samples in Marmul concession area
    09 Jan 2022

    A survey conducted by the National Field Research Centre for Environmental Conservation (NFRCEC) has collected over 230 samples that recorded the presence of Arabian wolf, striped hyena, Arabian gazelle, hare, honey badger, red fox, Blandford fox and Ethiopian hedgehog. The National Field Research Centre for Environmental Conservation (NFRCEC) at the Diwan of Royal Court conducted […]

    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 […]

    18 Arabian oryx released into fenced Sealine Reserve
    06 Jan 2022

    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 […]

    Campers in Saudi Arabia enjoy cool weather, host friends and families in nature
    01 Jan 2022

    Camping weekends have long been a favorite winter pastime for Saudis, who erect their own tents or rent shelters in popular wilderness areas. But this year the experience will be different, with campers requiring a special permit issued for the purpose of “preserving vegetation,” according to Abdul Rahman Al-Dakheel, a spokesman for the National Center […]

    Call to preserve Omani environmental uniqueness
    22 Dec 2021

    Environmentalists and nature-lovers have called for protecting Omani environment and to contribute to further enhancing the landscape and to support counbtry’s environmental protection. Littering is a punishable offence and people visitors to holiday spots should keep aloof from dumping waste in public and avoid burning charcoal at the beaches and parks. “The Sultanate of Oman […]

    Saudi Arabia: 9 held for poaching in Saudi reserve

    Saudi police had arrested nine persons for trespassing into a protected reserve for illegal hunting, local media reported. The arrests were made by the Special Forces for Environmental Security (SFES) who caught the offenders with five falcons used for hunting in their possession in the Royal Turki bin Abdullah Reserve in the region of Ha’il […]

    An album with the voices of endangered bird species hit the top of the Australian music chart

    The album of recordings of bird voices was in the top 3 of the leading Australian music chart ARIA, bypassing Drake, Taylor Swift, and Billy Isle. Songs of Disappearance contains 53 short tracks with the most endangered Australian birds. Researchers had to hide for hours in the bushes to record some voices. In particular, the […]

    EPAA launches ‘A Day in the Reserve’ program

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) launched the “A Day in the Reserve” program, which is distributed over four sites on specific dates, at the Khor Kalba Mangrove Centre, Wasit Wetland Centre, Geological Park in Al Buhais, and Al Muntather Reserve, WAM reports. Taking place until 23rd December, the program includes families […]

    The Statistics of Biodiversity Loss – 2020 WWF Report
    14 Dec 2021

    The Living Planet Report 2020 (LPR) shows us that global biodiversity loss is at its worst. In order to give better directions for allocating resources, a regional assessment was performed, which Earth.org distills for you in their article. In the LPR 2020, five major threat categories were used to illustrate the impacts that are driving […]

    EPAA carries out marine awareness campaign on Al Hamriyah Beach
    13 Dec 2021

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) carried out a marine Awareness campaign on Al Hamriyah Beach on December 9, WAM reports. The campaign, held in cooperation with the Al Hamriyah City Municipality, in the presence of Hana Saif Al Suwaidi, Chairperson of the EPAA, and Humaid Saif Khalifa bin Samha Al Shamsi, […]