• 10 ways to go greener at home

    Living in a hot and humid environment here in the UAE has always popped the question in my mind on how I could take the advantage of the weather and the environment to be eco-friendly. As an environmental activist, I have been in constant search of finding fascinating new ways and techniques to adapt tips […]

    Updated: 25 February, 2013

  • Earth Day steps

    What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day this year? If you’re like me, you constantly try to reduce your impact on the environment, but it’s not always easy. In the spirit of one of my favorite days, I’ve put together some ideas for how you can celebrate Earth Day every day. One step at […]

    Updated: 22 April, 2012

  • Volunteers ‘Bag the Waste’ with National Geographic Abu Dhabi for Earth Day 2012

    Demonstrating how everyday waste can easily be turned into eco-friendly products that make a real difference to our world, National Geographic Abu Dhabi collaborated with Volunteer in Dubai to host ‘Bag The Waste’ on the eve of Earth Day 2012, April 21. Held in Dubai, volunteers at the event turned discarded newspaper into paper bags, […]

    Updated: 21 April, 2012

  • Celebrate Earth Day!

    Here’s a tip everyone can get behind: celebrate! Founded in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson and commemorated each April 22nd, Earth Day is designed to raise awareness for Earth’s natural environment. The first Earth Day is, in many ways, the launching point of the modern environmental movement.  Earth Day is a day of international […]

    Updated: 21 April, 2011

  • How the First Earth Day Came About

    What was the purpose of Earth Day? How did it start? These are the questions I am most frequently asked. Actually, the idea for Earth Day evolved over a period of seven years starting in 1962. For several years, it had been troubling me that the state of our environment was simply a non-issue in […]

    Updated: 20 April, 2010