Share a Thobe for Mask Making

Share a Thobe for Mask Making is a joint campaign between The Army of Masks and SustainableQATAR to support people in need during the global pandemic.  The Army of Masks is a grassroots virtual community of volunteers helping Qatar to flatten the curve by sewing and providing Do-It-Yourself (DIY) washable and reusable fabric masks to … Continue reading Share a Thobe for Mask Making

SustainableQATAR Photo Competition

Call for Photo Entries for Environmental Symphony It is with great excitement that SustainableQATAR shares this wonderful opportunity with the community, just as we complete the recent 50th Anniversary of Earth Day 2020 celebrations.  SustainableQATAR has been approached by UK-based composer Charles Mauleverer to participate in a non-profit arts project entitled “One Home: An Environmental … Continue reading SustainableQATAR Photo Competition

SustainableQATAR ~ Logo and Branding

by Katrin Scholz-Barth, President, SustainableQATAR Today, is a very exciting day and we are happy to share it with the world! Right on the heels of the 2019 United Nations Global Climate Summit in New York, SustainableQATAR is releasing its logo and launching its new brand as one of Qatar’s active volunteer organizations offering concrete … Continue reading SustainableQATAR ~ Logo and Branding

Whale Shark Project

Presenter: Mohammed Al-Jaidah, Ministry of Environment Mr. Mohammed Al-Jaidah is a Colonel in the Qatar Air Force. For the past 7 years he was seconded to the Ministry of Environment as head of Environmental Protection Department. In his position as marine specialist he advised the Minister and directed many special research project, including the Qatar Whale … Continue reading Whale Shark Project

Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation Field Trip

A photographic journey of the Al Wabra Wildlife. Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation is located on a 2.5 square kilometer large area close to the town of Al Shahaniyah in central Qatar. All photos by Kai-Henrik Barth Photography.

Opportunities for the Sustainable Use of Camels in Qatar

Presenter:   Corby Elford, MFA Virginia Commonwealth University Corby Elford recently completed her Masters in Fine Arts in Design Studies at Virginia Commonwealth Univeristy in Qatar. Corby promotes the use of unwanted and perceived low value resources which are readily available in Qatar, that would otherwise be wasted. ‘Opportunities for the Sustainable Use of the Camel in … Continue reading Opportunities for the Sustainable Use of Camels in Qatar

Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation: A Well Hidden Secret In Qatar

Presenter: Dr. Tim Bouts, Director, Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation, as Dr. Tim Bouts describes, as a "well hidden secret in Qatar" partly due to its remote location as well as wildlife preservation and conservation efforts in Qatar are relatively obscure. Al Wabra, a 2.5 sq km conservation centre, started out as … Continue reading Al Wabra Wildlife Preservation: A Well Hidden Secret In Qatar

QFI and FEC: Trip to the Mangroves

Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and Friends of the Environment (FEC) took us to the mangroves today. Mangroves store five times that a forest of the same area covers could. In the distance, this was just to wet our whistle seemingly. One happy parent right here. These mangroves are flourishing! Starting their own family. One of … Continue reading QFI and FEC: Trip to the Mangroves

QSN Launching

Qatar Sustainability Network (QSN) was successfully launched yesterday (24 October 2012) at the Abalone Room of St. Regis Hotel and SustainableQatar is proud to be one of the founding members and to be a part of its interim board. QSN is the first attempt to put together all organizations in various sectors with the united … Continue reading QSN Launching

The Arab Recycling Initiative, The Big Tree Society and Tarsheed Qatar

The Arab Recycling Initiative and The Big Tree Initiative Presenter: Mark Sutcliffe, UNESCO Doha Mark Sutcliffe is a natural sciences project officer at UNESCO Doha since February 2008, and prior worked with a number NGOs. His work focuses on the creation, development, and sustainability of civil society networks. His talk will provide an update of … Continue reading The Arab Recycling Initiative, The Big Tree Society and Tarsheed Qatar