UNFCCC COP28 marked an important milestone for seagrass with the announcement of the 2030 Seagrass Breakthrough

Dubai, 12 December 2023 - UNFC

04 January 2024

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Host the Dugong MOU MOS4

Abu Dhabi, 6 December 2023 - The Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Dugongs (Dugong dugon) and their Habitats throughout their Range (Dugong

06 December 2023

CMS Dugong MOU Hosts Three-Day Workshop on Arabian Gulf Dugong Conservation

Abu Dhabi, UAE - The Convention on the Conservation of Mig

15 May 2023

First Meeting of the New Dugong Technical Advisory Group


09 May 2023

Dugong Calf successfully Rescued and Rehabilitated by Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has successfully rescued and rehabilitated a dugong calf, discovered stranded at the Marawah Marine Biosphere Reserve, Abu Dhabi in 2019.

09 May 2023

Seagrass: Essential to Migratory Species and to Climate Change Mitigation

From the tropics to the Arctic circle, seagrasses are amongst the most widespread coastal habitats on the planet, existing in 159 countries. They are essential both for many migratory species of wild animals, as well as for climate change mitigation. Thousands of species depend on seagrasses for food, nursery grounds, and shelter.  Many others may use seagrass habitats as an important site for feeding along their migratory routes.

01 March 2023