June 2020 Theme: HOLIDAYS COVID-19 STYLE

Jurassic Park in your Backyard by Katrin Scholz-Barth, President, SustainableQATAR Summer 2020 will be very different for most people. Let’s acknowledge that this is sad, scary and disorienting. The global pandemic doesn’t give us much control over things, but we do have a choice in how we respond to the situation To lighten the load, … Continue reading June 2020 Theme: HOLIDAYS COVID-19 STYLE

Ocean Plastics and Toxins

Round the World Sailing Voyage by Katrin Scholz-Barth, President, SustainableQATAR With the support of SustainableQATAR, I am joining the crew of 300 women on a round-the-world sailing voyage to help collect, research, and ultimately fight ocean plastics and toxins. eXXpedition Round the World 2019-2021300 WOMEN - 38,000 NAUTICAL MILES - 1 MISSION VOYAGE LEG 1 … Continue reading Ocean Plastics and Toxins

Eco Conscious Travel Near and Far Away

Local Mangroves: Presenter: Riccardo Strada Qatar may seem to offer limited options for exploring green spaces but few have paddled the local mangroves and experienced that magic light, sound, and feeling. Even a short trip into mangrove forests during high tide is awe inspiring. You will hear about Qatar's extensive mangrove forests and we will … Continue reading Eco Conscious Travel Near and Far Away

National Sports Day 2012

SustainableQatar was invited by Dr. Saif Al Hajari to celebrate Qatar National Sports Day on Feb 14, 2012 at the Friends of the Environment Camp, which included paddling in the mangrove forest at high tide, group exercises, a guided hike into the desert and of Qatari geology.

Conservation, Restoration and Mitigation of Qatar’s Flora and Fauna

Dr. Renee Richer teaches introductory at the Biology Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar since January 2007. Dr. Richer received her BA in biology from the University of Chicago and her PhD in biology from Harvard University in 2004. Her research experience ranges from animal physiological ecology to plant physiological ecology and her dissertation work … Continue reading Conservation, Restoration and Mitigation of Qatar’s Flora and Fauna

Qatar Bird Project and UNESCO Middle East Projects

Introduction to Qatar Bird Project Presented by: Dr. Elsadig Bashir Dr. Elsadig Awad Bashir, Director of Qatar Bird Project, is the coordinator of the Hima Fund (HF), an environmental body for the conservation of birds and their habitats in the Gulf region, the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East. The Fund was established in May … Continue reading Qatar Bird Project and UNESCO Middle East Projects