The new headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC), consisting of twin towers is gaining media attention for being one of the most innovative buildings in the world. It is not easy to stand out in Abu Dhabi?s skyline,...
More and more airlines focusing on fuel efficiency are starting to use alternative jet fuels to keep costs down and help the environment in recent years. With the price of fuel rising and the pressure to reduce fuel emissions...
Canada became the first country to announce its withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol on climate change delivering a major blow to an already troubled global treaty. The country's environment minister said Ottawa has better things to do rather than...
Mayors from London, Paris, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Delhi, Jakarta, Mexico City and cities around the world commit to a shared vision of meeting World Health Organization Air Quality Guidelines by 2030 C40 Clean...
Center of Waste Management Joins Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group Move to Support Sustainable Development Roadmap of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 The Center of Waste Management – Abu Dhabi today announced it has joined the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group in line with...
Earth squirming under seven billion population, vanishing natural resources, increasing global warming and environmental hazards all need a savior to protect our species and prolong the symptoms of the world soon coming to an end. The reckless exploitation, ignorant...
The images of the Gulf Oil Spill caused by the negligence of BP are still fresh in people’s minds. President Obama’s early days in office saw the oil spill take place, and continuous efforts were ongoing to plug the...
Eco evolution is a new concept that is being adopted by many developers and architects. Can we transform our cities into urban forests with environmental friendly construction plans? Michael Green is an architect based in Vancouver, Canada, and plans to...
Majid Al Futtaim Leisure & Entertainment To Officially Launch Orbi - A Game Changing Family Entertainment Destination Today At City Centre Mirdif Orbi  - a supercharged indoor nature experience and a one stop entertainment destination for the entire family is...
The world energy industry is suddenly transforming into something very different from the industry we have grown accustomed to over the past decades. It used to be, pump and burn more oil, mine and burn more coal and build...
  Delhi Auto Expo 2012 has geared up to unveil around 50 new models of both national and international car and motorcycle manufacturers, many of them eco-friendly. There will also be fuel efficient and new SUV car models that will...
  Residents of Jeddah have demanded the authorities to ensure that factories are relocated from residential areas at an accelerated pace. The Jeddah Municipality has been working closely with Makkah province, Jeddah governorate, the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI),...
Sharjah is ready to launch 10 Reverse Vending Machines (RVD) which will be placed in different locations in UAE and is also the part of myBeech recycling rewards campaign, in connection with Earth Day which is marked on 22nd of April...
First came the announcement this week by Shell senior executives that oil extraction in the Arctic would be postponed for the second year in a row, and second is yesterday’s announcement foreshadowing the company’s plan for the future, Shell...
Dubai’s most environmentally friendly 'greenest' hotel opened. After months of working by specialists, the giant “hanging garden” on the outside of the new Novotel Dubai Al Barsha is now officially open. Fitted with a unique irrigation and plant feeding system, Dubai's...
In celebration of World Environment Day, the UAE’s well-known environmental organization Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) held an award ceremony and art competition for the participants and winners of several recycling campaigns that are underway in Dubai. Held at the Dubai...
A new research published by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Qatar has the worst ecological footprint per person in the world. The wildlife and environmental organisation also said that an ever-growing demand for resources by a growing population is putting tremendous...
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture in Dubai hosts a high-level summit this week in collaboration with the Global Crop Diversity Trust, to discuss food security and sustainable agriculture in the Gulf countries. Dr. Geoffrey Hawtin, Senior Advisor at...
by Nicholas Brown. People often argue about whether the economy or the environment is more important. As they are both critical, we must find a way to protect both. Fortunately, much can be done for both the environment without compromising...
Last week Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) announced that the company is suffering from fuel shortage and may not be able to keep up the fuel supply in the country at heavily subsidised rates while its costs were on...
Besides assembling cars and manufacturing mobile phones and laptops, China has come up with a smart fabric that can clean itself. Engineers from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Hubei University of Nationalities say they have created a chemical coating...
Global Water Distress: Water is a basic requirement for humanity, yet for 783 million people, water is a somewhat unattainable luxury. Eleven percent of the global population doesn't have access to clean drinking water, according to the African Wildlife Foundation...
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort works with TDIC and island contractors preparing for the turtle nesting season The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort along with support from Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), master developer of Saadiyat in Abu...
The financial crisis is taking its toll throughout the world, and Abu Dhabi?s first carbon-neutral city, Masdar City, has been forced to hold back its plans to construct headquarters which would be the world?s first building that makes more...