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29 March 2020

Visiting an Environmentally – Friendly Park – Exploring Umm Al Emarat Park in Abu Dhabi

A well designed park does wonders for a city, environmentally and socially, and as Fredrick Law Olmsted once said, parks are “the lungs of the city”. Eedama gives everyone the opportunity to explore Umm Al Emarat Park in a unique, peculiar, proactive way, and enjoy a day of outdoor education. We get to tour one of Abu Dhabi’s sustainable parks and learn all about its design, material, features, and what makes it environmentally friendly.
15 March 2020

Sustainable City Design

Making a sustainable city has become a common topic of conversation nowadays, it is a discussion we have with our colleagues, our students, and within our communities. We discuss the true meaning of a sustainable city, what it means to us individually, and how we can contribute to it. We also talk about its key features, what it should include, and the characteristics and elements of it. ..
28 January 2020

Eedama and festivals: Reinventing awareness

Although originally a training center working mostly for schools and educational institutions, Eedama has very early in its existence been asked to contribute to events, festivals, music concerts… in its own way! There were some doubts at the beginning on […]
17 January 2018

A Week About Sustainable Dubai – Day 5 – Green School Projects

The 5th and last day of this week on sustainability with Goumbook and GEMS World Academy ended with a half day full of practical work. The original plan was to learn more about alternative farming methods on this day such […]
17 January 2018

A Week About Sustainable Dubai – Day 4 – Biodiversity And Water

Al Hafeiyah Mountain Conservation Centre Field Trip The week was approaching its end with already lots of information gathered and stories created but there was still a lot more to get through when talking about sustainability. 2 of the most […]
17 January 2018

A Week About Sustainable Dubai – Day 3 – Energy And Design

The second field trip of the week was held at The Sustainable City. Eedama has had many field trips there and you could read more on our other blog articles here. This time, the city became fully functional with 80% […]
15 January 2018
Sort and recycle!

A Week About Sustainable Dubai: Day 2 – Plastic Waste

Drop it! Plastic workshop hosted by Goumbook Day 2 was hosted at the school and started off with an introduction to plastic waste pollution and was followed by more information on the problem globally and locally by Goumbook. The presentation […]
8 January 2018

A week about Sustainable Dubai: Day 1 – Air pollution and Plant a Seed (Give a Ghaf)

In collaboration with Goumbook, Eedama designed, organized and implemented a Sustainable Dubai Week for the Week Without Walls Program at GEMS World Academy. The purpose of this program was to introduce students to some of the main components when speaking […]
8 November 2017

Eedama and The Mawada Project at the Ripe Market (Zaabeel Park, Dubai, on Fridays)

Bring purpose to life with community-service, social responsibility and sustainability! Want to make a difference in the world, but don’t know how? Keep hearing about taking care of the environment and sustainability and not sure what that means for you? […]
10 June 2017

Composting workshops: AFLEC Dubai and Raffles WA primary school students designed their own food bins

In February and March, Eedama’s instructors Erika and Ounsi ran several composting workshops with Grade 5 students. After a quick chat about the importance of food, we all tried to evaluate honestly the amount of food we waste: It turns […]