Dr. Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi and FNC member Salem Ali Al Shehi exchanging views during a session of the Federal National Council in Abu Dhabi yesterday. Image Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News   Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has put a priority on increasing the use of hydroponic technology, which relies on nutrient-rich water to grow plants with the use of little or no soil, and organic farming as part of the

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Abu Dhabi: Millions of dollars’ worth environmental services provided by mangroves to the UAE people once again highlights the fact that their value goes beyond aesthetic beauty, a study presented on Tuesday said. A hectare mangrove offers ecosystem services valued at $193,845 (Dh71,1973) a year without including carbon sequestration services, according to the study. Mangroves offer a natural carbon sequestration process, by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere, mitigating the global warming. Umm

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