Mar 09, 2013
The UAE is pushing forward with its plan to create a green development strategy. Read Article Green growth workshops to be held
Mar 06, 2013
FNC question Minister of Environment over pollution and the problem of waste in the UAE. Read Article Waste system for Northern Emirates effective soon
Jan 22, 2013
Authorities in Abu Dhabi plan on reducing water consumption in agriculture after new data showed agriculture takes up 72 per cent of the emirate's water supply. Read Article Agriculture is the largest consumer of water in Abu Dhabi
Jan 09, 2013
The Ministry of Health asked the Ministry of Environment and Water, Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and Dubai Municipality to recall six herbal weight loss products. Read Article UAE Ministry of Health recalls six herbal weight loss products
Jan 04, 2013
The Ministry of Environment and Water is giving incentives to local fishermen in a bid to keep them in their profession. Read Article Incentives for dedicated Emirati fishermen
Dec 16, 2012
Bags will be compulsory for supermarkets, although some experts say they are not as environmentally friendly as first thought. Read Article Biodegradable bags to become compulsory across the UAE
Dec 06, 2012
Earth matters: Temperatures up to 6°C higher are likely to be among the most serious impacts brought about by changes in the climate, a World Bank report notes in Doha. Read Article Middle East faces extreme climate change
Oct 28, 2012
Climate scientists hope to provide the world's governments with more useful detail about what they can do about global warming. Read Article Global warming report to address concerns of world policy-makers
Oct 04, 2012
50 per cent of the nation’s water comes from the ground, but it is being used so quickly that in two decades ‘most of it will be depleted’. Read Article UAE could drink itself dry in 20 years, warn experts
Aug 21, 2012
A September conference will gather experts to find alternatives to chemicals used in refrigeration and air conditiong that are destroying an important part of the earth's atmosphere. Read Article Experts to chart the way to a UAE free of ozone-killing chemicals
Apr 19, 2012
The UAE is a huge water consumer, needing 26 times as much as it has available, the Food and Agriculture Organisation says. Read Article Water fines needed 'to cut consumption'
Apr 10, 2012
Environment chief quizzed on response to sunken diesel tanker Read Article 'Disaster' planning slammed by FNC member
Apr 09, 2012
Ministry of Environment and Water rules that all plants must provide a report assessing the level of pollution. Read Article Polluting cement factories 'could be shut down'
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