• Bahrain declares new marine reserve

    Earlier this month, the Supreme Council for Environment issued legislation[1] declaring a new Marine Protected Area (MPA). The MPA, located to the north of Bahrain, encompasses three offshore oysterbeds and an adjacent coral reef within a protective buffer zone. In 2012, the site of the northern oysterbeds – namely Najwat and Hayr Bul Thamah, Hayr […]

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  • Citizen Science Program Lands in Bahrain

    No thanks to the legacy of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 cult classic, sharks are one of the most misunderstood predators in the animal kingdom. Although frequently cast as man-eating beasts thirsty for blood, in reality sharks face a greater threat from humans. Shark species around the world are hunted for local consumption and trade. The situation […]

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  • Beached Sea Turtle Rescued in Bahrain

    A male Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas, was found beached and in distress on a local beach last Wednesday. Thanks to the organisation and coordination efforts of bnature together with the actions of the Supreme Council for Environment and those responsible for finding the turtle, Terry (as he is now know) was successfully relocated to the National […]

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  • bnature Hits the Headlines!

    This weeks edition of ‘Bahrain this Week’ features three of our co-founders. In an interview with the local newspaper, Reem, Ali and Ashwaq share how bnature came about, why its its so special, both to us and to Bahrain, and why its important for people to advocate for what they believe. To read more about what […]

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  • An Eye on Citizen Science

    An Eye on Citizen Science Tamera Alhusseini Co-National Coordinator, Arab Youth Climate Movement – Bahrain Chapter Eye on Earth Summit St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE October 6-8, 2015 The recent Eye on Earth Summit convened on October 6th to 9th, 2015 at the St. Regis Hotel Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. The summit […]

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  • Al Hekma School students harness the energy of light

      Grade 6 Students at Al Hekma School designed their own tech-friendly urban design. The solar design is a place where students can rest, whilst simultaneously charging their tablets. It blurs distinctions between pleasure and work and recasts power generation as an integrated and distributed public activity. It will also be used for outdoor classes. The […]

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