Jun 18, 2013
Animal shelters are bracing for the annual influx of older dogs this summer. Read Article Dubai volunteers' mission: new digs for old dogs
May 27, 2013
A group of endangered Damani gazelles released into Al Hafiya nature reserve in Kalba have successfully given birth to five offspring.
Read Article Sharjah reserve welcomes birth of endangered gazelles
Expert says veil of secrecy that covers the keeping of cheetahs as pets in the UAE should be lifted, as these animals could be a valuable genetic resource for international captive breeding programmes. Read Article Save cheetahs from extinction, UAE owners urged
May 26, 2013
There are only two practising Emirati veterinary surgeons in the UAE - but that looks set to change radically as new college and university courses are introduced. Read Article Trainee vets pick up tips from Emirati vet
Dubai's self-taught beekeepers hope to encourage more residents to take up the hobby because they believe it will be good for the community. Read Article Heard the buzz? It's the latest hobby in Dubai…
May 20, 2013
Four terrapins dumped outside Dubai Garden Centre have been given a new home in Jebel Ali. Read Article Terrapins dumped on Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road get new home
May 17, 2013
Police act on the crime that kills 50,000 elephants every year, warning travellers that ivory smuggling will lead to prosecution.
Read Article Dubai airport clamps down on ivory smuggling
May 15, 2013
Experts hold talks about the proposed breeding programme for the endangered antelope in Dubai, which would be the first in the Middle East if it materialises.
Read Article UAE’s bid to save the Eastern Bongo from extinction
May 11, 2013
A viral video of a bear attacking a monkey after the two fell off their bicycles at a Chinese zoo has sparked outrage. Read Article Video of bicycle-racing bear and monkey sparks anger in China
Apr 25, 2013
More than half the work on a new 50-hectare market for birds and domestic animals has been completed, the municipality says. Read Article New million-dirham Dubai bird market to be complete by November
Apr 23, 2013
Ski Dubai will mark World Penguin Day on April 25 by creating a mini-migration route for its resident birds. Read Article Ski Dubai organises a march of its penguins
Al Ain Zoo says its Emiratisation strategy has attracted a 160 Emirati employees, who account for 33 per cent of their workforce. Read Article Al Ain Zoo celebrates results of focused Emiratisation programme
Apr 11, 2013
A picture of a Nile Crocodile in Dubai Creek was circulated to news outlets yesterday by a man who said he took the photo while holiday. But what are the facts behind the shadow in the Creek? Read Article Facts behind crocodile lurking in Dubai Creek
Back injury forces former champion Venus Williams to pull out of the year's third tennis major. Rafael Nadal seeded fifth at Wimbledon
The United States and the Afghan government announce they will hold talks with the Taliban in Doha this week aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan. US to hold peace talks with Taliban
Take a look at the future of air travel from Abu Dhabi with a series of artists impressions of the new Midfield Terminal. In pictures: Abu Dhabi Airport's Midfield Terminal
A culinary map of the variety of Indian food organised by Indian states in just the two-kilometre radius of Karama in Dubai - often billed Little India. With map. A guide to Karama's Indian restaurants state by state
The days of taking one picture at a time on real film, rather than a disk, have never lost their romance. Neither have the images, a website is proving. Rym Ghazal reports Snapshots tell of the way we were
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