Environment

Is Qatar’s air safe to breathe?

With National Sport Day just behind us, there’s no doubt that Qatar’s heart is in the right place when it comes to encouraging the importance of a healthy, active lifestyle. But are our country’s air pollution levels undermining these national efforts? ILQ’s Nikki de Dios asks the question – is it safe to exercise outdoors?

Complete this Environmental Survey from QEERI and get a chance to win vouchers!

The Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute (QEERI) is doing a joint study with The Ministry of Development, Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on understanding citizens (including residents) perception, attitude and behavior of the environmental issues. Read on to find the survey link and get more information!

Earth day: It’s time to think about the planet we live on

The Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

Survey: Help save your environment with just a few clicks

Take part in the survey and help in assessing public’s opinion about various environmental issues and how can the situation be improved from a policy perspective. Ten lucky winners will get 200 QR voucher to use in Virgin Megastore, Qatar.

Last hatching at Fuwairit beach

This is certainly something you don't see everyday. There were around 40 turtles and they instinctively headed right out to sea.

10 Super Easy Ways to Make Qatar Greener

It's time for another Top 10 list! This time, we're all about creative ways to help Qatar become a greener country. Some of the stuff here is super simple. Think you can do what it takes? Read on!


Change the World for Turtles in Qatar

In Qatar there are around five species of turtles living in the water but only one type (Hawksbill) that nests at the beaches of Qatar.

Wakra Beach Clean-Up

Wakra Beach
9 September / 3:00 pm

Ford ‘Connecting People to Nature’ for World Environment Day, Launching 2017 Conservation and Environmental Grants with a Prize Pool of $100,000 Up for Grabs

 

Some of the most recent winners included projects to save mangroves in Qatar, retain organic beekeeping heritage in Morocco, and sustain local conservation and environmental development in Lebanon

#QTip: 5 Animals you (probably) didn't know exist in Qatar

#QTip: 5 Animals you (probably) didn't know exist in Qatar

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It's Sunday, so it's time for another QTip! This time, we wanted to share 5 animals you (probably) didn't know exist in Qatar.

They're all cute too! Also, if you're interested in finding out more about the environment and animals in Qatar, make sure to download the Qatar e-nature app on iOS and Android.

Oh and if you want to check out MORE animals, click here:

http://ilq.qa/2g5iGOk

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