Environmental Talks

Environmental Talks by The Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi


Session 1

Title: Smart and Sustainable Cities for an Urbanizing World

Date and Time: 6 May from 5:00-5:45 pm

Guest Speakers: Reem Deeb from Ernst and young company

Facilitator: Khadeeja Al Shehhi

About the Session: As the impact of environmental degradation and resource scarcity becomes increasingly problematic, cities have begun smart and sustainable development initiatives to address today’s challenges and prepare for the future. 


Session 2

Title: Importance of Marine water Quality

Date and Time: 12 May from 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Guest Speakers: Salem Al Braiki

Facilitator: Maitha Al Dhaheri

About the Session: This virtual session will raise the awareness on the importance of marine water quality,  state of marine water and EAD’s effort in monitoring


Session 3

Title: COVID 19 and our behavior

Date and Time: 14 May from 4:30-5:30pm

Platform: ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86921942152 

Guest Speakers: Gayatri Raghwa

Facilitator: Aisha Al Mazroui

About the Session: Effect of COVID10 in our daily routine and how it changed our behavior to a more sustainable behavior in an indirect way, and how this situation is considered as a big chance for us to rethink our lifestyle.


Session 4

Title: Discover the World of Turtles in Abu Dhabi

Date and Time: 8 June from 4:00 to 4:45 pm

Platform: ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85878101093     

Guest Speakers: Hind & Winston

Facilitator: Mariam Al Zarkani

About the Session: Join our experts to learn more about turtles and Abu Dhabi’s massive efforts in protecting this lovable creature


Session 5


Title: Ecotourism projects in Abu Dhabi in Arabic

Date and Time: 15th June from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Platform: ZOOM

Guest Speakers: Eid Al Romaithi and Ahmed Al Dhaheri

Facilitator: Sara Al Nakhlawi 

About the Session: introduce ecotourism and several related facts as well as discuss the local economic importance of ecotourism and will take into review Abu Dhabi’s ecotourism projects. This session will be held in Arabic.


Session 6

Title: Local plants for decoration

Date and Time: 18 June from 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Platform: ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6098109793?pwd=T3FYOFg4b3pUQWdZd0ltUGZZblRldz09 

Guest Speakers: Maher Al Kabshawi & Manal Bucheeri

Facilitator: Aisha Al Mazroui

About the Session: The session will be in Arabic where Maher Al Kabshawi an expert from EAD and Manal Bucheeri from Al Manal Farm will discuss how to plant at home using invasive plants that have adopted to UAE’s climate.


Session 7

Title: Why is it important to change our behavior towards the environment?

Date and Time: Wednesday 1st of July from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Platform: ZOOM

Guest Speakers: Haya Al Doseri, an environmental specialist and the founder of @green.sprouts

About the Session: The Workshop will be given to the youth on why is it important to change our behavior towards the environment? And what are the steps towards changing their environmental behavior, and after changing their behavior how will they influence the community through environmental awareness.

How to Register: Email [email protected] to register for the session.


Session 8

Title: Youth Involvment in SDGs

Date and Time: Wednesday 27th of July from 4:30 to 5:30 pm

Platform: ZOOM

Guest Speakers: H.E. Dena Assaf, UN Resident Coordinator (UAE)

About the Session: Join us and our founding partners, the Environmen Agency EAD, to discuss about the role of youth in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals with H.E. Dena Assaf.

How to Register: Email [email protected] to register for the session.


Session 9

Title: Single Use Plastic: Policy, Commitment and Sustainable Business

Date and Time: Wednesday 12th of August from 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Platform: ZOOM

Guest Speakers: 

Monir Salem Bou Ghanem -Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), Maitha Al Marashi – Borouge, Ashay Bhave – Thaely 

About the Session: A virtual event organized by our founding partners, the Environment Agency EAD with experts from Dgrade, Borouge and EAD discussing single use plastic, behaviors, business commitment and policy solutions

How to Register: To Register, send an email to [email protected]


Session 10

Title: Herbarium

Date and Time: Wednesday 23rd of September, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Platform: ZOOM

A youth environmental workshop where Sustainable School Initiative Team is conducting Urban Plants workshop for students where they will learn the preparation process of herbarium sheets using home and urban plants specimen.

Expert: Sabitha Sakkir & Maitha AL Mansoori

Leader: Aisha AL Mazroui

How to Register: Email [email protected] to register for the session.


Session 11

Title: (كيفية صناعة السماد (الكمبوست 

Date and Time: Wednesday 30th September, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Platform: Zoom 

About the Session:

ينظم فريق مجلس شباب الأخضر جلسة شبابية عن كيفية صناعة السماد (الكمبوست) في المنزل بهدف تعزيز الوعي حول إعادة استخدام بقايا الطعام وتقليل النفايات العضوية في المنزل. بالإضافة الى ذلك سنستعرض تجارب الأعضاء حول صناعة السماد. باستضافة الأستاذة منال محمد – مشرف زراعي بوزارة حكومية في مملكة البحرين وأخصائية في المجال الزراعي حاصلة على جوائز وامتيازات في المجال الزراعي.

How to register:

You can directly sign up using this link below:


Please note the session is held in Arabic






  • Laptop, tablet or smartphone 

  • Internet Connection 

  • Video Call Application (ZOOM) or Instagram live @environmentabudhabi 

  • Preferable: working mic and camera 



Register by sending an email to [email protected]



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Established in 1996, the Environment Agency–Abu Dhabi (EAD) is committed to protecting and enhancing air quality and groundwater, as well as the biodiversity of the UAE’s desert and marine ecosystems. It seeks to raise environmental awareness, facilitate sustainable development and ensure environmental issues remain one of the top priorities of the national agenda.