• “A Plastic Ocean” – free movie screening

    This month Goumbook is celebrating the first anniversary of it’s latest initiative: Drop It – Say NO to Plastic (bottles). It has been a very rewarding and passionate year: we have done many awareness sessions in corporate offices and schools, we have had many companies and individuals switching to filtered tap water in their offices […]

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • RSVP ‘A Plastic Ocean’ free movie screening

    A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect.

    Updated: 01 May, 2017

  • Meet the Ghaf Huggers: the Bishnoi community

    This past days we have been planting many Ghaf trees in Dubai and Sharjah, taking part in the Give a Ghaf Tree Planting Program and World Planting Week activities. Today I received a very special email that opened my heart and taught me a new lesson: “Good morning, I am native of India and feeling […]

    Updated: 06 March, 2016


    New dragonfly discoveries further Wadi Wurayah’s status as a stronghold for wildlife in the UAE   Wadi Wurayah National Park, Fujairah, UAE – 4 July, 2013: An extremely rare species of dragonfly has been found for the first time in Wadi Wurayah National Park by Dr Jacky Judas; an expert in tropical ecology as well […]

    Updated: 04 July, 2013

  • Ajmal’s January Desert Trek in Sharjah

    My alarm clock read 04:45 AM when I woke up to check the time. Clearly, I was overenthusiastic, as usual, to head off into the desert waking up before it set off at 05:00 AM J Quick preps and essential back-pack stock checks and I was ready to head off!   Once on the ground, […]

    Updated: 08 February, 2013