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Searched for Wildlife in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Matches found: 9
1 UAE Wildlife
Web site containing details of the UAE's geology, birds, mammals, insects, marine life, reptiles, plant life etc
2 WWF UAE Tel: +971-2-634-7117
Web site of the Worldwide Fund for Nature in the UAE which works in association with the EWS (Emirates Wildlife Society) to implement conservation actions for the protection of local biodiversity
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3 Bu Tinah
Abu Dhabi, UAE    Map
Island with coral reefs & mangroves, located off the western coastline of Abu Dhabi; frequented by endangered birds & marine animals such as hawksbill turtles, dugongs, dolphins etc; part of the largest protected area in Abu Dhabi
4 Marine Turtle Conservation Project Tel: +971-2-634-7117
Research & satellite tracking programme to conserve marine turtles in 5 countries in the Gulf (UAE, Iran, Oman, Qatar, & Saudi Arabia), conducted by EWS-WWF; tracks 75 Hawksbill turtles over 3 years to determine migration routes & ideal habitat
5 International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC) Tel: +971-2-693-4455
Government-funded, global organisation dedicated to the preservation of the Houbara bustard, an endangered bird; oversees a network of affiliated global Houbara bustard conservation projects & Houbara captive breeding programmes
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6 Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary (RAKWS) Tel: +971-4-606-6822
First Ramsar wetland site in the UAE, located at the head of the 14 km long watercourse known as Dubai Creek; covers an area of 620 hectares within Dubai city; hosts more than 500 species of flora & fauna, 20,000 water birds of 67 species etc
7 Breeding Centre for Endangered Arabian Wildlife
Centre in Sharjah set up to establish and maintain a genetically healthy and viable stock of endangered Arabian wildlife; site has details of animals being bred; the centre has also an attached public zoo called Arabia's Wildlife Centre
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8 Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve
First national park in the UAE, created for the protection of endangered species and the conservation of the desert habitat and traditional heritage; located 45 km from Dubai city; home to 33 mammal and reptile species including the Arabian oryx
9 UAE Birding
Contains a checklist of the birds of the UAE, monthly reports of bird sightings, an extensive list of birding sites, books on birdwatching in the United Arab Emirates, birdwatching guides and their rates, etc

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