Category: Public outreach

Paddle for the Planet 2014

Once again this year the UAE Dolphin Project joined the Paddle for the Planet initiative to raise awareness about the need to preserve our marine environment. We joined at the Kite Beach in Umm Suqueim, Dubai, and as always it has been a fun day...

A volunteer’s perspective

Feature: Mike Lawrence Introduction: Ada Natoli We are now coming up to about 8 months of continuous field work along the Dubai Coastline, and we could have never done this without  so many of you that were willing to dedicate their time and come on...

Raising awareness among lifesavers and the public at Saadiyat Island

Raising awareness among lifesavers and the public at Saadiyat Island

It all started with an interesting high number of sightings reported by the public, and in particular, by Arabella Willing from Park Hyatt Hotel and Villas Abu Dhabi. It really looks like the dolphins are also enjoying the fancy resorts! Along Saadiyat beach, lifesavers are...

Celebrating 42nd UAE National Day

Celebrating 42nd UAE National Day

Feature: Cristyn Ashley In celebration of the 42nd National Day the UAE Dolphin Project was excited to be part of the Boat Parade organised by the Dubai Marina Yacht Club. Over 30 boats adorned in UAE flags and balloons participated in the parade, and the...

UAE Dolphin Project goes to University

UAE Dolphin Project goes to University

Feature: Camilla Argent We were so delighted that so many students and professors attended our seminar entitled: “Whales and Dolphins in the Gulf: ecological indicators of the local marine environment” held on November 13th , at the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environment at the American University...