Environment & Protected Area Authority, Government of Sharjah organised first International Conference on Biodiversity Conservation in Arabian Penninsula, Last week in American University of Sharjah. Many local & international scientists, conservationalists were invited to promote opportunities to strenghten and extend biodiversity network on Arabian peninsula.
Many important topics like protection of habitat, managment of protected areas, regional scope & challenges, biodiversity conservation assesment etc were covered in this conference.
As a volunteer for EWS-WWF, I got chance to attented this conference. I was representing EWS-WWF in exhibition of conservation specialist organisations. I enjoyed the work of spreading awareness about UAE's wildlife, need of protection and conservation and projects handeled by EWS. As part of Heroes Of UAE Campaign, we were giving away energy saving bulbs and awareing people about energy conservation in our day to day routine for protecting environment.