Scientists in Italy are investigating the mysterious appearance of pink glacial ice in the Alps, caused by algae that accelerate the effects of climate change.
The formerly green Lonar Lake is a 50,000-year-old body of water formed by a meteor-strike and is famous for being the world’s largest basaltic impact crater.
The initiative is in line with Dubai Can, launched by Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to eliminate single-use plastic bottles.
The study aims to identify the types of plastic pollution in the country's waters and then implement the necessary precautionary measures to ensure the safety and health of humans and marine life.
The sea turtles were successfully rehabilitated after being rescued last year with the help of the public, seagoers, fishermen, EAD rangers and the strategic partners from government and private sectors, as well as other partners.
The EPAA in Sharjah has announced the launch of the Sharjah Strandings Response Programme to act as a monitoring, research, and wildlife rescue programme centred on the response to stranded marine animals.
Researchers from Cambridge University, the University of East Anglia and London-based SOAS looked at a "realistic scenario" known as RCP 8.5, where carbon and other polluting emissions continue rising in coming decades.
The resolution allows fishermen who use permitted shark fishing gear and run registered lynch boats to fish sharks from July 1 of each year until the last day of February of the following year. It also permanently bans pleasure vessels from fishing sharks.
Climate change campaigners held a wave of protests for “Earth Day” on Friday, pushing demands such as an immediate halt to European imports of Russian oil and gas, and an end to building fossil fuel infrastructure.