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Volunteers in Al Ain Clean-up Jebel Hafeet 2/18/2018

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) organised a clean-up campaign on Saturday to clean Jebel Hafeet and the surrounding area from waste that would otherwise be harmful to public health and the environment. Jebel Hafeet is home to some of the most threatened species of wildlife and plants in the country.

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EAD Calls on Fishermen to Fish More Responsibly Following Discovery of Five Dead Dugongs 2/17/2018

Four dugongs, 3 males and 1 female, have been found washed ashore on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Public Beach in recent weeks, in what may be the biggest single die-off of one of Abu Dhabi’s most vulnerable species. In addition, another dead dugong, an expecting mother with a fully-developed calf was discovered last week.

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‘Team Zayed’ Heads to Antarctica 2/5/2018

On February 23, three Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) employees will fly to Usuhaia at the bottom of South America, and board a ship, the Ocean Endeavour, to voyage to Antarctica, as part of the ClimateForce International Antarctic Expedition 2018. The team, aptly named Team Zayed, to mark The Year of Zayed, will join teams from over 20 countries for two weeks to learn about climate change and witness first-hand the impact of global warming on the continent. They will also take part in the renowned Leadership on the Edge Programme, run by polar explorer Sir Robert Swan, who was the first person to walk to both the North Pole and the South Pole.

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Over 200 Sustainability Thought Leaders to Convene at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Business Leadership Forum 2018 2/4/2018

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG), an exclusive membership organisation whose mission is to promote sustainability management in Abu Dhabi, will be holding its annual Sustainable Business Leadership Forum in Abu Dhabi from 21st - 22nd February, 2018.

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Underwater Clean-up Campaign: Over 957 kgs of Waste collected in four hours 1/27/2018

More than 957 kilograms of marine debris waste were collected in just four hours at the underwater clean-up campaign organised by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) in coordination with the Emirates Diving Association (EDA), and other partners at the Mina Port near the Fishermen’s Wharf. Professional divers volunteered from several governmental and private entities, in addition to a number of licensed divers from different parts of the country participated in collecting the marine debris in the water.

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World-Renowned Global Conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall meets the Al Maha 1/24/2018

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) hosted world-renowned conservationist, anthropologist and UN messenger of peace Dr. Jane Goodall in Abu Dhabi at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara.

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Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group Hosts Hiwar Session on “Natural Capital; The Road to A Prosperous and Resilient Economy” 12/24/2017

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG) held recently a distinctive Hiwar Session that focused on “Natural Capital as the Road to A Prosperous and Resilient Economy”. The session examined and analysed what natural capital means, introduced the Natural Capital Protocol that provides updates on the progress made internationally, regionally and locally and explored how all attendees can support the momentum for change.

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AGEDI launches the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) at the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya 12/20/2017

Following a successful collaboration between Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UN Environment, the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) launched the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) during the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment that took place during the third session of the UN Environment Assembly held in Nairobi, Kenya between 4-6 December 2017.

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Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi expands its ‘Eltezam Campaign’ to include Metal Coatings Manufacturing Sector 12/19/2017

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) launched its new Eltezam Compliance Campaign targeting through its third iteration on the Metal Coatings Manufacturing sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The campaign aims to provide guidance to facilities falling under this industrial sector on issues pertaining to environmental permitting and compliance requirements.

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Zayed the Conservationist Remembered at #ZayedRetreat 12/12/2017

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city and the office, employees from the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) came together to brainstorm effective ways their organisation would commemorate the Year of Zayed in 2018.

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