Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Environment & Nature(Government, Legal & Humanity)
Filter PR by
  
Green Hope's Visit to Sir Banyas Island
 
Green Hope's Visit to Sir Banyas Island

Dubai, UAE, January 5, 2017:  With the global population exceeding 7 billion, our planet's flora and fauna are under severe threat due to over consumption and human encroachment. The destruction of natural habitats is one of the main causes in the decline of dependent ecosystems. Raising awareness of habitat conservation amongst civil society stakeholders is the only way to mitigate this threat.

As future generations , young people are at risk of inheriting a barren planet and therefore the onus is upon us , children and youth , to get actively involved in the process of stakeholder engagement in raising awareness and bring about change.

With this objective in mind , youth sustainability organisation Green Hope orgainsed a field trip to Sir Baniyas Island - which is UAE's main protected reserve with an amazing array of flora and fauna. The conservation efforts on this island is a model for other regions to follow. Leaving from Dubai a 4.30 in the morning , the Green Hope team reached  Sir Baniyas Island after a grueling 5 hour journey to learn first-hand about their importance and ways to aid their conservation.
It was a day of amazing insights for the young eco-warriors who learnt about the unique conservation efforts being undertaken on the island for several protected species such as the  Sea Turtles, Sand Gazelles, Urial sheep, Barbary sheep and Arabian Oryx. The group will also planted mangroves as part of the natural history tour.

The island is a model of eco-balance with all its waste being treated sustainably using natural reed-beds.

The Green Hope team will now hold a series of awareness workshops amongst its members and volunteers across the region to promote the need for biodiversity conservation based on their learnings of this field trip.

Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 12426 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Thursday, January 5, 2017  12:35:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : 3rd Edition - GCC Waste Management & Recycling Forum Dubai 2...
Next Story : 2017 "Year of Giving" - Lush launches new AED 900,...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Huawei unveils the long-awaited HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro [13072-Views]
Level Shoes Hosts Christian Louboutin for “Dear India” [9589-Views]
Glamazle.com introduces Super Matte ‘Glambry' lip tints for the perfect pout [9296-Views]
ICONIC Youth Fashion Show Experience [8583-Views]
SCTDA ‘My Destination' Program Kicked Off with SUC Students [8156-Views]
Diamonds Are Everyone's Best Friend! VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show 2017 Makes Its... [7893-Views]
PUMA X Photographer Gunner Stahl For Autumn/Winter 2017 [7448-Views]
The Rado True Shadow - Limited edition timepiece co-created with Japanese designer Kunihik... [7430-Views]
Beauty Night Is Back at Sheraton Dubai Creek [7357-Views]
Reinventing Raymond Weil's Emblematic Chronograph - The Refined Swiss Watchmaking Expertis... [7290-Views]
The Lacoste 12.12 Kids Collection [6856-Views]
MICHAEL Michael Kors: Fall 2017 Sadie Large Leather Satchel [6558-Views]
Dubai Chamber concludes high-level trade mission to Malta [6472-Views]
Versace Fall/Winter 2017 Collection [6356-Views]
GUESS Launches Stunning Array of Collections for Fall17 [6222-Views]
Glambox.me - Get Glam On The Go [6204-Views]
Coffee at the touch of a button with ‘Quespresso' [6155-Views]
Maserati Merchandise Products [6002-Views]
Introducing FitFuse by COÉGA Sunwear [5941-Views]
Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Director General, Dubai Health Authority Officially Opens Visio... [5856-Views]
More café re-opens its doors [5746-Views]
Renault KOLEOS achieves five-star Euro NCAP rating [5734-Views]
Regional Storytelling Takes Centre Stage at DIFF With Muhr Feature Category [5716-Views]
‘brands4u', the biggest factory outlet opens in Reef Mall, Dubai [5618-Views]
Career of Egyptian Writer Wahid Hamed to Be Honoured With Arab Lifetime Achievement Award ... [5191-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories