41 Major Wildlife Sites in UAE
The UAE has made big strides towards wildlife conservation and environment protection in the past three decades, Khaleej Times said Monday.
Ali Awad Banoubi, environmental researcher at the Federal Environment Agency (FEA) in Abu Dhabi was quoted by the daily as saying that there are now 41 major wildlife sites in the UAE, which ranks as one of the top four Middle East destinations for bird-watching tours.
According to the paper, a preliminary assessment of the status of UAE wildlife has now been made with particular reference to birds, mammals, reptiles and flora as well as to specific habitats -- Albawaba.com
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