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Damac Properties managing director Ziad El Chaar resigns

18/05/2017 - 00:05

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Wessanen releases Sustainability Report 2016

14/05/2017 - 00:05

Climate change is an issue which cannot be ignored by any business. The agreement of COP21 in Paris was an essential step to bring all actors face to their responsibilities and to take their part... read more

Japan to Promote 'Forest Bathing'

13/05/2017 - 00:05

Kyoto, Japan’s ancient imperial capital for over 1,000 years and home to Japan’s many cultural traditions, arts and crafts, has struck a chord with the hearts and minds of an in... read more

Scientists uncover isotopic fingerprint of N2O emissions from Arctic tundra

03/05/2017 - 00:05

Nitrous oxide (N2O) i... read more

UAE Icebergs Project

03/05/2017 - 00:05

The National Advisor Bureau Limited, which plans to tow icebe... read more

Dubai's Sustainable City gets power from the sun through ABB

03/05/2017 - 00:05

Dubai’s first city to be powered comple... read more

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Launched the 'Private Sector Platform' of World Green Economy Organisation

16/02/2017 - 00:02

HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, launched today (Saturday, 11 February 2017) the Private Sector Platform of the World Green Economy Orga... read more

Emirates introduces sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles

22/01/2017 - 00:01

Emirates has introduced new sustainable blankets made from 100% recycled plastic bottles. The soft and warm blankets are made using ecoTHREAD™ patented technology and is now availa... read more

SIX TIPS TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT DURING THE HOLIDAYS

21/12/2016 - 00:12

According to the EPA, between Thanksgiving to New Year’s... read more

Low emissions targets and new cleaner technology are priority for GCC infrastructure companies

17/12/2016 - 00:12

Infrastructure companies in the Middle East will have to embrace new technologies in order to make their contribution to a cleaner environment and meet low emissions targets, according to... read more

Emirates Group releases 6th Annual Environmental Report

15/12/2016 - 00:12

The Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, has published the sixth annual environmental report outlining the Group’s environmental performance for the financial y... read more

SC Johnson Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

15/12/2016 - 00:12

The notion of going beyond is a fundamental part of SC Johnson. We’re always trying to do what’s right, not just what’s required,” said Fisk Johnson, Chai... read more

Google's commitment to go green

15/12/2016 - 00:12

As indications of climate change intensify and the world ponders the future of the Paris Agreement under the Trump presidency, every commitment by governments and businesses to com... read more

Hybrid T8 LED Tube Plug and Play Lights: Are They the Best Fluorescent Replacements?

17/11/2016 - 00:11

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Cleaning Clogged Gutters Keeps Your Home Eco-friendly: Here’s the How and Why

03/11/2016 - 00:11

by Sara Cobble, Chief Operations Officer, Pono Home Keeping your home clean and green can help you save money, liv... read more

How to Get Rid of Flies and Fruit Flies Naturally

02/11/2016 - 00:11

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Can lifts be energy-efficient, or should I take the stairs?

02/11/2016 - 00:11

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Safe, Non-Toxic, and Organic Pesticides and Natural Pest Control

31/10/2016 - 00:10

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CAN COAL MINERS BECOME SOLAR TECHNICIANS?

31/10/2016 - 00:10

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Removing Odor Naturally

23/10/2016 - 00:10

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Why Go Green REASONS THAT GOING GREEN MAKES SENSE

11/10/2016 - 00:10

There is a variety of reasons to go green, but most come back to supply and demand. We have a limited amount of resources available and more and more people us... read more

Eco-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips for a Non-Toxic Home

05/10/2016 - 00:10

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Soap Nuts: The Benefits and Uses of One Small Berry

04/10/2016 - 00:10

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Dryer Balls: The Natural, Nontoxic, and Affordable Alternative to Fabric Softener

21/09/2016 - 00:09

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Going Green At Home

15/09/2016 - 00:09

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Types of Houseplants To Clean Indoor Air

15/09/2016 - 00:09

Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively? read more

Natural Household Cleaners

15/09/2016 - 00:09

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Green Home Guide roundup: Spring cleaning, rainwater harvesting and green roofing

21/03/2016 - 00:03

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9 ways to make your home more green

21/03/2016 - 00:03

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Replace nonstick pans with cast-iron.

17/03/2016 - 00:03

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Why Go Green

16/03/2016 - 00:03

REASONS THAT GOING GREEN MAKES SENSE There is a variety of reasons to go green, but most come back to supply and demand. We ha... read more

What is Green Building

16/03/2016 - 00:03

According to the U.S. Green Building Council, "Generally, green homes are healthier, more comfortable, more durable, and more energy efficient and have a much sm... read more

Green Resources

16/03/2016 - 00:03

Ready to take a step toward green? The Green REsource Council has assembled a variety of green resources to help you get started. There are a lot of misconceptions... read more

Mission Statement

16/03/2016 - 00:03

Our mission is to make the knowledge of green real estate practices available to everyone and to encourage our industry to produce  read more

Swap out your hand soap.

16/03/2016 - 00:03

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10 Ways to Go Green and Save Green

09/03/2016 - 00:03

How can we live lightly on the Earth and save money at the same time? Staff members at the Worldwatch Institute, a global environmental... read more

10 reasons to go green starting NOW

09/03/2016 - 00:03

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Urbanisation cannot be about transplanting community

09/12/2015 - 00:12

Any estrangement with nature comes at the expense of creating viable living spaces Sir Tim Smit, Special to Gulf ... read more

Thousands of people to take part in UAE-wide clean-up

14/09/2015 - 00:09

More than 125,000 volunteers are expected to take part in the latest Clean-Up UAE campaign this year. Emirates Environment Group (EEG) announced the 14th cycle ... read more

Greenhouse that could save UAE farmers 90 per cent on water unveiled

14/09/2015 - 00:09

A greenhouse using water evaporated from plants to cool the crops could lead to farmers using 90 per cent less of the precious resource. Unveiled on Monday by Du... read more

Falconcity’s Dubai pyramids still years away from being built

12/09/2015 - 00:09

The pharaohs may not have needed planning consent for theirs, but a developer hoping to recreate the pyramids on the outskirts of Dubai is still awaiting approval from munici... read more

What next for property in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and beyond?

11/09/2015 - 00:09

Property has been one of the most dazzling investments since the financial crisis as global hotspots attract wealthy investors from all over the world. Cit... read more

The UAE’s wildlife app Charles Darwin would have wanted

06/09/2015 - 00:09

If Charles Darwin had a smartphone he would probably have downloaded the Collector for ArcGIS, a free app being used by the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) to help ... read more

Focus on affordable housing

03/09/2015 - 00:09

A wave of attractive new housing options will be unveiled during the 14th edition of Cityscape Global next week. According to Wouter Molman, Director of Cityscape Group, the World Expo 2020 ... read more

Developers take on twin-track approach to sales

03/09/2015 - 00:09

Leading developers are taking a twin-track strategy when it comes to selling off-plan. For the first phase of its 'Midtown' development, Deyaar confirmed it will engage both third-party brokers ... read more

Zayed energy grant transforms African village

31/08/2015 - 00:08

Funds from winning last year’s Zayed Future Energy Prize have helped Dikirani Thaulo turn his hometown into a centre for solar energy development and education. read more

Environment Agency wants your pictures of UAE’s plants and animals

31/08/2015 - 00:08

Members of the public are being asked to help document the country’s plants and animals using a new smartphone app. The Environment Agency — Abu Dha... read more

UAE's largest hotel event space opens in October

24/08/2015 - 00:08

Madinat Jumeirah's Fort Island will have a capacity of up to 1,400 people Madinat Jumeirah, a luxury resort in Dubai, expects expansion of its Fort Island to be completed ... read more

Special report: Gulf coasts require long-term protection efforts, scientists say

24/08/2015 - 00:08

Human activites are compromising efforts being made to protect and conserve Gulf coastal areas. A report has dinicated that despite there being 173 marine protected areas in the Gulf, many ... read more

Masdar Institute students innovate in sync with nature

23/08/2015 - 00:08

PhD students involved in research projects drive eco-conscious innovations. Emirati students at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology are playing a key role in the U... read more

Dewa launches ‘Change begins with us’ campaign

23/08/2015 - 00:08

Annual campaign aims to reduce energy use during peak hours. In a bid to encourage residents to reduce their use of water and electricity during peak hours, the Dubai Elect... read more

Dubai residents urged to save power

23/08/2015 - 00:08

An annual campaign aimed at raising environmental awareness and sustainable living was launched in Dubai on Saturday. The Change Begins with Us campaign by the D... read more

Environmental Business

20/08/2015 - 00:08

Environmental Business looks at ways in which businesses can operate in an eco-friendly way and still remain profitable. Achieving a  read more

Water released from RAK dams after heavy rains

20/08/2015 - 00:08

The Ministry of Environment and Water has released water accumulated in dams in Ras Al Khaimah after last month’s heavy summer rains. The dams were located ... read more

UAE fishermen offered eco-friendly engines at half price

20/08/2015 - 00:08

Fishermen are to be offered eco-friendly boat engines at half price, says the Ministry of Environment and Water, in an effort to protect the UAE’s marine ecosyste... read more

Philippine eagle helped by Whitley Award

19/08/2015 - 00:08

More or less the longest eagle known, the great Philippine eagle, Pithecophaga jefferyi is also critically-endangered. The Whitley Aw... read more

Global warming figures are becoming even worse

19/08/2015 - 00:08

On Monday, the UN and the WMO came out with the global monthly mean of CO2 concentration finally breaking the 400 ppm. By Wednesday, the US was driven t... read more

Wildlife Walkway Will Protect Pumas From Their Number One Predator: Humans

19/08/2015 - 00:08

The winding roads and blind corners of Highway 17 are known to Santa Cruz County residents as both dangerous and beautiful. The lush redwoods lining the heavy traf... read more

Drought Makes Being a Shorebird More Difficult

19/08/2015 - 00:08

This is one of the riskiest times of life for migratory shorebirds like willets, dunlin, marbled godwits and others. As these birds migrate along the Pacific Flyway, they normally stop to rest ... read more

How to go Green in Dubai

18/08/2015 - 00:08

With the recent deregulations of fuel prices, now more than ever, is the perfect time to go green in Dubai. While many may think it is impossible, with a little effort from everyone, we can ma... read more

Education starts at home – reduce, reuse, recycle

18/08/2015 - 00:08

Peter Milne, an international environmental education consultant and trainer, shares his views on how parents and their kids can do their part to protect Mother Earth. He says it might... read more

Green tips from DEWA

18/08/2015 - 00:08

Lighting Tips 1) Turn off lights that are not needed. 2) Benefit from natural daylight as much as possible. read more

Should you get a green car?

18/08/2015 - 00:08

It is hoped that the deregulation of fuel prices might encourage more people to use public transport and maybe even end our attachment to gas-guzzlers. For the non-gr... read more

UAE coast: new restrictions makes it harder for Kalba’s older fisherman

17/08/2015 - 00:08

Fishermen are questioning a decision to protect areas off the coast of Khor Kalba. Boat captains who live in the area and fish the waters off the east coast, said the protected zone, set u... read more

UAE coast: nesting turtles return to Kalba

17/08/2015 - 00:08

In the latest stop on our tour of the rich and varied UAE coastline, we find out how successes in conserving the wildlife of Khor Kalba are p... read more

Dewa launches Every Drop Matters campaign

17/08/2015 - 00:08

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched a new awareness campaign under the theme, ‘Every Drop Matters’, to raise awareness among Dubai residents on the need... read more

Region’s solar power prospects burn bright

17/08/2015 - 00:08

When I wrote two weeks ago that Saudi Arabia is targeting 41-GW of solar electricity generation, a sceptical friend rightly asked me to check this number. I was quoting the American Ene... read more

UAE recycling: Dubai plant takes used cooking oil and turns it into fuel

15/08/2015 - 00:08

Oil used to cook french fries is now lowering emissions and increasing vehicle efficiency across Dubai – as it becomes biodiesel. There are several... read more

Think local, act global: Sharjah schoolgirl spreads environmental message through culture

15/08/2015 - 00:08

A 16-year-old girl from Sharjah is motivating citizens to become more environmentally-aware through her tailored audience approach. Environmental communications experts say this may be ... read more

Dubai launches world’s first breeding programme for endangered sand tiger sharks

15/08/2015 - 00:08

An ambitious new breeding project has been launched as an “insurance policy” to protect the future of the threatened sand tiger shark. In a world firs... read more

UAE shutting out ivory smugglers

15/08/2015 - 00:08

As the planet marks World Elephant Day today, Dubai Customs say intensive police and Customs efforts by UAE appear to be cutting off a vital pipeline used to ship illegal ivory from Africa to ... read more

Multi-Million Dollar Fuel Savings & Carbon Foot Print Reduction for Transportation

13/08/2015 - 00:08

NIAMA-REISSER, LLC is putting its proprietary Non-Metal Ringless Ceramic pistons to the test. Having introduced NR Non-Metal Ringless Ceramic Int... read more

Reporting your company's carbon footprint can save $1.5 million a year

12/08/2015 - 00:08

Businesses will go to great lengths to convince the markets that they are a safe investment. But it might come as a surprise that one of the best things a company can do to boost its investm... read more

Recycling initiative launched

11/08/2015 - 00:08

Umm Suqeim Centre built as part of My City, My Environment project. Dubai Municipality’s waste management department launched an initiative for recycling during the ... read more

UAE coasts: 76-year-old expat laments loss of RAK coastline

10/08/2015 - 00:08

Like our cities, the coast constantly changes, and the Northern Emirates are no exception. In the latest stop on our sea journey around the UAE, we meet the kayakers and sailors of RAK who search ... read more

Emirati doctor re-elected as head of international anti-smoking group

10/08/2015 - 00:08

An Emirati doctor has been re-elected as chairman of the Anti-Smoking International Alliance (Asia). Board members voted in London this week for Dr Abdul Salam Al ... read more

Stains ruin scenic Sharjah walkway

10/08/2015 - 00:08

Indifferent visitors leave behind tea spills and cigarette butts along Al Khan Lagoon The posh scenic walkway along Sharjah’s Al Khan Lagoon is stained with tea ... read more

UAE coasts: RAK beauty spot is a favourite for wildlife photographer

09/08/2015 - 00:08

To find inspiration for her work, Priscilla van Andel heads for the Northern Emirates. The Dutch wildlife photographer looks for remote and scenic areas where s... read more

Respect Nature, practise universal love

09/08/2015 - 00:08

We have to change our attitude towards our oceans or our posterity will be permanently affected by our carelessness. As human beings, we not only disturb the habitat of fish and other cr... read more

Confiscated ivory products displayed at airport

09/08/2015 - 00:08

Ministry of Environment and Water campaign to stem ivory shipments educates travellers. The UAE’s continuing efforts to fight the decimation of elephants by poachers across Africa... read more

Flying the flag for Egypt on the Suez

08/08/2015 - 00:08

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid sends the UAE’s congratulations to Egyptians El Sisi says the new Suez Canal will become a symbol of the new Egypt Dr Sultan Al Jaber tells of UAE&rsqu... read more

Once-green landscaped residential area in Dubai is barren, tenants complain

08/08/2015 - 00:08

The once-green landscape of a residential area in the city is now barren as plants, grass and trees have died after an irrigation system stopped working nearly a y... read more

Families in Fujairah welcome new Corniche for relaxation and play

05/08/2015 - 00:08

A two-kilometre stretch of corniche from Qidfa to Murbah opens officially next month. Work on the Dh600,000 Qidfa Corniche began in January and 90 per cent of the ... read more

Dubai eco nursery helps children learn the value of recycling

05/08/2015 - 00:08

Serving Dubai for the past four years, Home Grown has become more than just an eco nursery teaching children how to recycle. It has become a community waypoint for w... read more

Dubai Health Authority forms team to go paperless

05/08/2015 - 00:08

A six-member board has been formed to inspect the development of the new electronic medical records project being rolled out across Dubai Health Authority (DHA) ... read more

Eco nursery starts green lessons early

05/08/2015 - 00:08

Home Grown continues to help Al Safa community recycle waste by including parents in its green initiatives. Se... read more

Drones monitor Sustainable Building’s solar panels

04/08/2015 - 00:08

Drones are now monitoring Dubai’s Sustainable Building’s solar generation efficiency and other projects to save time and manpower. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonl... read more

Masdar Institute and MIT collaborate on energy storage system

04/08/2015 - 00:08

Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Institute is working with the Massachusetts In... read more

Iran to throw the switch on energy projects after sanctions end

04/08/2015 - 00:08

The number of energy projects in Iran could double over five years to nearly 400 once sanctions are gradually lifted, according to Meed Projects. There are 197 ... read more

UAQ wetlands attract rare birds and birdwatchers

03/08/2015 - 00:08

The Khor Al Beidah wetlands attracts thousands of birds, as well as flocks of birdwatchers. “You have 25 different species of birds and you have thousands of... read more

New sharks at Dubai Aquarium

03/08/2015 - 00:08

One of the world’s largest fish tanks, the Dubai Aquarium, has added a few new friends to the thousands of fish already present in the 10-million litre tank, say officials. To comp... read more

Surveillance of our coral reefs could benefit oceans worldwide

02/08/2015 - 00:08

Armed with software akin to facial recognition programmes used by police departments and customs officers around the world, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi is ... read more

Dewa’s Dh170m water network upgrades under way

02/08/2015 - 00:08

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) says it has achieved “significant progress” in constructing and extending water networks in the emirate. Work to install or... read more

Dubai schoolgirl moderates renewable energy discussion at the UN

01/08/2015 - 00:08

A Dubai teenager featured prominently at the United Nations headquarters in New York this week in moderating a panel discussion she had devised and organised. Kehk... read more

Hawksbill turtles make a slow comeback

01/08/2015 - 00:08

37 nests found in Jebel Ali sanctuary this year, the highest since records were first kept. The globally endangered hawksbill sea turtle appears to be making a comeback in UAE waters albe... read more

Free Wi-Fi and parking app among plans to transform Dubai into a 'smart city'

30/07/2015 - 00:07

Free Wi-Fi on public transport, charging stations for electric cars and an application that steers drivers to available parking are among initiatives to turn Dubai in... read more

We won't let sun set on Solar Impulse, says Emirati team member

30/07/2015 - 00:07

The only Emirati member of the Solar Impulse team returned to the UAE this week, but without the record-breaking solar plane. Solar Impulse 2 was supposed to r... read more

'Smart palms' installed in Dubai offer free Wi-Fi, phone charging and information

30/07/2015 - 00:07

Newly installed “smart palms” in parks and beaches are not only providing shade but also acting as free wifi hotspots. The six-metre-tall artifici... read more

Ministry questions report on UAE pollution levels

29/07/2015 - 00:07

The Ministry of Environment and Water has questioned the World Bank’s data-gathering methods after it claimed the UAE had the worst air pollution in the world. read more

Dubai Police on path to zero carbon police force

29/07/2015 - 00:07

Dubai Police sustainability initiatives to be announced in early 2016. More than 20 Dubai Police officers completed a three-day Energy Management System training (EnMS) programme that wil... read more

Pupils must be taught to look after the world

29/07/2015 - 00:07

Getting young people to recycle is key for the future – because they will then get their families involved, say teachers. ... read more

Jia Jia, oldest ever giant panda, celebrates 37th birthday with ice cake, bamboo

29/07/2015 - 00:07

Life expectancy of pandas is around 20 years, and Hong Kong’s Jia Jia is around 110 in human years. read more

UAE support 'improved lives of 10m Egyptians'

29/07/2015 - 00:07

The UAE’s development and infrastructure programmes in education, health care and housing created 900,000 jobs in Egypt, and aimed to promote stability in the cou... read more

SEWA urges public to report damaged transformers

29/07/2015 - 00:07

Rashid Al Leem, chairperson of SEWA, said that the maintenance staff would be working 24 hours a day and seven days a week to attend to emerge... read more

Dubai Police want to be greenest force

29/07/2015 - 00:07

First energy management course held for cops. Dubai Police want to be the greenest police force in the world. To achieve this 'zero carbo... read more

Environmental change starts with each of us

29/07/2015 - 00:07

With regards to your article, Air conditioning complaints... read more

DHA gives Dh1.25m worth of medicines to Emirates Red Crescent

29/07/2015 - 00:07

Diabetes drugs, antibiotics and other essential drugs donated. Extending humanitarian aid for the underprivileged, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has donated 25 cartons of medicines wo... read more

Palm trees tested for water usage by Abu Dhabi environment agency

28/07/2015 - 00:07

The Environment Agency Abu Dhabi is researching the amount of water consumed by palm trees in order to promote resource conservation and create guidelines for farm... read more

UAE a leader in green building, says US trade body

27/07/2015 - 00:07

The UAE has been named as one of the top 10 markets for green building space by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). The USGBC, a not-for profit organisati... read more

Sharjah students' medicine campaign for Emirates Red Crescent

27/07/2015 - 00:07

When Ramadan began in June, schoolpupils Arushi Madan and Khyati Saxena wanted to do something that would benefit both the environment and the underprivileged. read more

Harvesting clouds for rain in the UAE

26/07/2015 - 00:07

Through a process called cloud seeding, the UAE sends planes to fire salt-flares in hope of a downpour. Among the world’s top ten most arid countries with less than 100mm rainfall per... read more

UAE participates in Global Green council meeting

26/07/2015 - 00:07

Meeting discusses key strategic issues of the organisation and progress of programmes. The UAE participated in the seventh session of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GG... read more

You may be supporting drug dealers by buying exotic pets

25/07/2015 - 00:07

Illegal trade in wildlife also linked to arms, drugs and human trafficking, says International Fund for Animal Welfare. You may be unknowingly supporting trafficking in drugs and weapons ... read more

Three parks in Abu Dhabi receive internationally recognised Green Flags

23/07/2015 - 00:07

Khalifa Park, Dalma Park, and Al Rahba Park awarded. Three parks in Abu Dhabi have received the internationally recognised Green Flag award, which is given to parks for achieving the... read more

Two albino alligators join Atlantis aquarium

23/07/2015 - 00:07

The endangered species who came from a farm in Florida are the newest residents at the aquarium. Two rare albino alligators have joined over 65,000 marine animals at Atlantis, The Palm&r... read more

Sustainable use of groundwater to be discussed at Liwa Date Festival

23/07/2015 - 00:07

62% of Abu Dhabi’s annual demand for water is specifically for groundwater. In an effort to safeguard Abu Dhabi’s groundwater resources, palm date farmers are being invited to... read more

Petrol price policy to create 'a safer and cleaner UAE', environmentalists say

23/07/2015 - 00:07

Environmentalists have hailed the move to deregulate the price of... read more

Subsidised energy costs deter companies from investing in UAE, experts say

23/07/2015 - 00:07

The artificially low price of electricity is deterring energy-saving companies from investing in the emirate, say academics and industry experts. Because the cos... read more

UAE petrol prices to rise from August

23/07/2015 - 00:07

Fuel prices will be deregulated from next month and a new pricing policy linked to global prices will be adopted, the Ministry of Energy has announced. The d... read more

UAE Portrait of a Nation: Coming up with inventive ways to save water

23/07/2015 - 00:07

 A passion for innovation and a desire to help his country has spurred Dr Saeed Al Khazraji to come up with inventive ways to save wate... read more

Fuel for thought: Will limit UAE's carbon footprint

22/07/2015 - 00:07

Reduction in fuel consumption will reduce carbon emissions Environmentalists are fuelled up for an energy-efficient UAE as the country announced its decision to deregulate petrol prices f... read more

UAE to host conference on electric vehicles

21/07/2015 - 00:07

Conference includes an exhibition on recent innovations in electric vehicle technologies. The UAE will be hosting for the first time in November the international conference on inno... read more

Health care authorities grant licenses

21/07/2015 - 00:07

The Dubai Health Authority licensed 171 health facilities and 6,139 health-care professionals in the first half of this year according to Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of DHA’s Hea... read more

UAE teenager wins international award for 'green' actions

20/07/2015 - 00:07

Arushi Madan is the only winner from the UAE who is selected among 10 others from across the globe, to receive the 2015 International Young Eco-Hero Award. A Sh... read more

Zayed Energy Prize helps reach over 150m

19/07/2015 - 00:07

Organisation helps with renewable energy and sustainable development for communities. Over 150 million people have been helped thanks to the Zayed Future Energy Prize, named and established... read more

Youth community group offers 'A Dose of Help'

19/07/2015 - 00:07

Campaign collected and donated over 1,000 units of sealed and unexpired medication to the Emirates Red Crescent during Ramadan. An environmental campaign initiated by two young girls from a... read more

New design could be key to saving water in mosques

16/07/2015 - 00:07

A new device designed to aid in the conservation of water in mosques has been developed by a student and professor at the Masdar Institute. Dr Ahmed Al Jaberi, a... read more

Damaged batteries ground Solar Impulse 2 in Hawaii until 2016

16/07/2015 - 00:07

A dream of circumnavigating the globe in a solar-powered aircraft has been put on hold after Solar Impulse 2 suffered battery damage during its record-breaking flight across the Paci... read more

Dubai fitness fans sweat it out whatever the weather

16/07/2015 - 00:07

As the temperature rises, training outside becomes tougher, with only the most dedicated fitness enthusiasts willing to swap an air-conditioned gym for the beach or ... read more

The beauty beneath the waves

15/07/2015 - 00:07

Jan Korrubel was finishing his master’s degree in pelagic fish at the University of Cape Town when he got the call to study a coral reef discovered by a dredging company working in Je... read more

Eco efforts carry into summer

15/07/2015 - 00:07

Habiba Al Marashi, chairperson of the Emirates Environmental Group, urges constant vigilance Good environmental stewardship has no seasons, says the head of one of the UAE’s m... read more

Five UAE sites identified as biologically and ecologically important

15/07/2015 - 00:07

These biologically unique sites support local species and migratory species Five sites in the UAE were recognised for their rich and unique environmental biodiversity during a regional meet... read more

Guardians of Ras Ghanada: Abu Dhabi's most vibrant coral reef

06/07/2015 - 00:07

Coral reefs are among the UAE’s most biologically-diverse habitats. Besides their conservation and aesthetic value... read more

Platform launched to support renewable energy innovation

06/07/2015 - 00:07

Platform gives access to large collection of renewable energy standards and patents Policy makers and other energy sector players can now access the world’s largest collection... read more

Emirati Solar Impulse team member: An exhilarating week for us all

05/07/2015 - 00:07

An exhilarating week has just passed, one that has caused many emotions to flow among team members. Solar Impulse 2 took off on Monday in an unorthodox fashion. It was a very quiet nig... read more

Top family animal experiences in the UAE

05/07/2015 - 00:07

Where can you get up close and personal with animals in the UAE? Read on to find out. The UAE offers plenty of opportunities for animal lovers to... read more

Don't waste your green opportunities

05/07/2015 - 00:07

I picked up the card packaging to bin it – but then noticed that Bereket was very carefully putting every single bit of the case and its... read more

UAE making 2015 the year of renewable energy

05/07/2015 - 00:07

Some consider 2015 be the year for renewable energy in the UAE. Drivers of the growing feeling that the country is coming of age regarding renewables are the count... read more

History made, Solar Impulse 2 gears up for next leg

05/07/2015 - 00:07

Solar Impulse 2 gearing up for next challenge — a flight from Hawaii to Phoenix, USA and onwards to New York, Europe and back to Abu Dhabi.  After making history by flying no... read more

Record entries for Zayed Future Energy Prize

05/07/2015 - 00:07

The Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s premier award for innovative contributions to the future of energy and sustainable development, has received a record number of entries for the 2... read more

Six natural reserves declared in Dubai

04/07/2015 - 00:07

Six natural reserves have been formally declared in Dubai to improve the environment and boost eco-tourism. Jabal Nazwa reserve, Al... read more

Solar Impulse lands safely in Hawaii after epic five-day flight

04/07/2015 - 00:07

Solar Impulse 2 on Friday overcame the most daunting leg of its round-the-world adventure, landing safely in Hawaii after a 120-hour flight over the Pacific from Japan. Swiss pilot Andre ... read more

The Dubai Garden Centre has launched a Plant Summer Camp

04/07/2015 - 00:07

In a cordoned-off area on the mezzanine floor of the Dubai Garden Centre, rows of houseplants are settling into their new surr... read more

UAE in vast humanitarian push globally this Ramadan

04/07/2015 - 00:07

From war zones to areas devastated by natural disasters, UAE generosity will help hundreds of thousands of people through this holy month. In the run-up to Ramadan, as well as during... read more

Solar Impulse in holding pattern ahead of historic sunset landing in Hawaii

03/07/2015 - 00:07

The countdown is on for Solar Impulse 2 landing in Hawaii following its historic, non-stop flight from Japan using only solar power. Swiss pilot Andre Borschbe... read more

Nakheel awards Dh387m contract to Van Oord for Deira Islands

29/06/2015 - 00:06

Nakheel, Dubai-based developer, has appointed Van Oord, a marine engineering contractor, to deliver 23.5 kilometres of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new, 15.3 square kilome... read more

Royal Park go green campaign

11/10/2014 - 00:10

Royal Park Real Estate follows the program of the Go Green campaign. It was initiated and led by management by replacing the light from 13wattage to 8 wattage to keep less consumption with it.... read more