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  • EPAA to organise Charity Market Festival

    EPAA to organise Charity Market Festival

    December 2017, 14

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority, EPAA, will organise a Charity Market Festival from 21st to 25th December, in Desert Park under the theme, "Do Good for a Sustainable Environment", as a part of the Year of Giving initiative.The festival will have a range ...

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  • Sharjah issues 200 fines for ecological violati...

    Sharjah issues 200 fines for ecological violati...

    December 2017, 13

     The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA), issued 200 fines to combat environmental violations, most of which are related to littering. The campaign is a result of the EPAA's drive to educate and guide visitors on the necessity of adhering to the law, w...

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  • Al Hefaiyah celebrates International Mountain D...

    Al Hefaiyah celebrates International Mountain D...

    December 2017, 12

    Al Hefaiyah Mountain Conservation Centre in Kalba, an affiliate of Sharjah’s Environment and Protected Areas Authority, EPAA, celebrated International Mountain Day on 11th December by organising an event to highlight the importance of mountains in the UAE. This included...

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  • EPAA extends deadline for videoclip competition...

    EPAA extends deadline for videoclip competition...

    December 2017, 10

    The Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) has extended the deadline for its video-clip competition until the end of December. The competition winners, who capture videos of birds of prey in Kalba Bird of Prey Centre, an EPAA affiliate, will be announced a...

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  • Huge dead whale washes ashore on Khor Fakkan be...

    Huge dead whale washes ashore on Khor Fakkan be...

    November 2017, 28

    A 27-metre long dead whale washed ashore on Khor Fakkan beach on Monday morning. The whale was found motionless and floating in the water by fishermen who immediately informed the authorities. The Khor Fakkan Municipality, in coordination with the Sharjah Environment an...

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