• 2017 Earth Overshoot Day is today

    By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year. We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than forests can sequester.     Earth Overshoot Day (EOD), previously known as […]


    Updated: 02 August, 2017

  • UAE finally reduces it Ecological Footprint!

        The UAE has finally lost the world title it never wanted – the most environmentally wasteful country on the planet. Every two years since 1998 the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has produced a global ecological footprint chart, and the UAE has topped every chart since 2000. But in the latest Living […]


    Updated: 16 May, 2012

  • EWS-WWF Annual Report 2010

    2010 concluded another successful chapter in EWS-WWF’s journey towards conserving our natural heritage and building of a sustainable future for the UAE and the region. In 2010 we witnessed the launch of several important initiatives, as the dedicated team focused their efforts on a strong portfolio of projects. 2010 marked the beginning of the Choose […]


    Updated: 02 July, 2011

  • UAE residents have biggest ecological footprint — WWF

    Dubai: The UAE has once again topped the table of countries whose residents have the biggest ecological footprint.The information was released yesterday in the 2010 Living Planet Report by the World Wildlife Fund. If everyone in the world lived like a resident of the United Arab Emirates, the equivalent of six planets would be needed […]


    Updated: 14 October, 2010

  • Farnek Avireal, Myclimate partner to reduce carbon footprint

    A leading Middle East facilities management company has forged a partnership with a world leading carbon offset foundation to help private sector companies reduce their environmental impact. “This initiative complements the Ecological Footprint Programme of the United Arab Emirates, the aim of which is to develop environmentally friendly policies, reduce the UAE’s carbon footprint and […]


    Updated: 31 March, 2010