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IMG_6359150 Students from Dubai’s Jumeirah College volunteered their time on the 11th year of the UNWTO World Responsible Tourism Day to clean up the Dubai desert whilst learning more about the local Bedouin’s connection to the desert along with their traditions, customs and cuisine.

The activity was the brainchild of Platinum Heritage Tourism, a Dubai based desert safari company specializing in authentic safari’s that showcase Dubai’s environmental and cultural heritage. “The desert is such a fragile environment” says Adam McEwan, founder and Managing Director of Platinum Heritage. “The effects of dune bashing, litter and modern development has significantly endangered the flora and fauna of the desert. Unless we educate people about how we can reverse these effects, we may lose this environmental heritage forever. Students are the voices of the future and they have become our enthusiastic conservation warriors”. Read more

Future Green 2012 to inspire, motivate, educate on how to green our life.

Goumbook has partnered with EMAAR Dubai Marina Mall to launch Future Green 2012 on November 22nd and 23rd . Future Green is the UAE’s first exhibition designed to promote environmental awareness and eco-friendly products and services, supporting eco-wise consumer behavior and sustainable living in the UAE.

The Future Green 2012 event will take place this year on November 22nd and 23rd 2012 at Dubai Marina Mall. This yearly event taking place for the third year will bring together thousands of savvy shoppers to experience eco-friendly products and services covering Read more

An eco-friendly mosque which is expected to reduce energy and water consumption by 15-19 per cent will come up in Dubai by 2013. The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation said the Dh25-million mosque will be located behind Al Rowad Village, near the Clock Tower Roundabout in Deira.

The 45,000 square-foot mosque will be in a 105,000 square-foot area. As the largest mosque in Dubai, the facility will accommodate 3,500 worshipers. Read more

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