How is Abu Dhabi regulating Marine Water?

23 August 2021

Enviro Chat

The Abu Dhabi emirate has introduced a new piece of legislation aimed at safeguarding its coastal waters and the marine life which inhabits them. The regulation has been designed and will be enforced by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and will come into effect on a staggered basis over the next two years.

Among other things, the law will regulate the discharge of liquid waste into m...

A Personal Note

30 July 2021

Lab Chat

To all our LOYAL VISITORS & EXHIBITORS……. I am sure that you will be encouraged to learn that DUBAI is once again hosting Live Mainstream Exhibitions, throughout the summer and autumn period attracting positive success……………. It is also hosting WORLD EXPO 20 which is creating dynamic reviews worldwide.

Let me say that as organisers of ARABLAB for nearly 40 years it is always our aim to consid...

What are the MOST VACCINATED countries in the world?

25 July 2021

Lab Chat

The UAE leads the way in terms of the percentage of its population which could be covered by the number of vaccines that it has administered. According to the stats provided by Bloomberg’s COVID-19 tracker, the UAE has given 15.6 million doses of a viable vaccine to its citizens, which is sufficient to cover 72.4% of the population.

Indeed, other metrics also demonstrate how admirably the UA...

Why PPE is creating a POLLUTION PROBLEM?

20 June 2021

Enviro Chat

The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks, gowns and gloves has been instrumental in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Limiting the spread of the disease by reducing person-to-person contact and minimising the proliferation of infected droplets have saved countless lives already.

However, there is another, less desirable side-effect of this mass consumption of ...

What is BRAIN FINGERPRINTING?

16 June 2021

Lab Chat

Forensic science has been playing an ever-greater role in police work over the last few decades. From the humble beginnings of the first applications of fingerprinting in the mid-19th century, through to the advancement of image analysis of recent years all the way to the futuristic technique of brain fingerprinting, science is increasingly important in criminal investigations.

Although this...

Two Days of superb presentations by Global Experts involved in Planning & Developing LABS all over the world.

13 June 2021

Lab Design

2 day SEMINAR PROGRAM @ ARABLAB+ 2021 Theme: “BUILDING SAFER & SUSTAINABLE LABS”

"SEFA is pleased to announce that its SEFA member exhibitors at ArabLab 2021 will be making presentations about building safer and sustainable labs through the use of SEFA members who make laboratory grade products and meet SEFA's demanding standards. The presentations will take place on November 15th and 16th i...

How is the UAE assisting JAPAN’s GREEN GROWTH STRATEGY?

06 June 2021

Enviro Chat

The UAE has signalled its intention to support Japan’s Green Growth Strategy by signing a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the East Asian country. The deal was struck between the Emirati Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) last month.

Under the terms of the arrangement, the UAE will explore the possibilities of creating an...

Is DIABETES deadlier than COVID-19?

30 May 2021

Lab Chat

After an extremely difficult past 16 months, it appears as though the tide may finally be turning with regard to coronavirus in many countries around the world. The UAE is one of the best performing nations with regards to its vaccination efforts, as over half of its 9.8 million populace has received a least one dosage.

But even as COVID-19 testing has changed over the past year and vaccinat...

What is the DUBAI GREEN ECONOMY INITIATIVE?

17 May 2021

Enviro Chat

The Dubai Green Economy Initiative is a governmental scheme aimed at guaranteeing the country’s long-term financial stability whilst simultaneously protecting our environment. Operating under the slogan “A Green Economy for Sustainable Development”, the Initiative will focus on the development and implementation of new policies and programmes in a range of different sectors.

Agriculture, ene...

How is the UAE supporting UK LIFE SCIENCES?

09 May 2021

Lab Chat

The UAE has signalled its intention to support the UK life sciences sector via the launch of a Sovereign Investment Partnership (SIP) between the two countries. The deal was inked by Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Investment Company and the newly-created UK Office for Investment (OfI), in collaboration with the British Department for International Trade.

Under the terms of the arrangement, the SIP...


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