Index to Volumes 1-15
Index to Volumes 16-20
Insects of Eastern Arabia
Butterflies of Oman
J.N.B. "Bish" Brown
A.R. "Rob" Western
United Arab Emirates
Arabia and beyond
Index to focus 2007-2013
Information for Members
Items for Sale
Papers and Presentations
New Member's Information
Ruth and Earl Dunn
Becky and Murphy Turner
Dr. Walid Yassin al Tikriti
Dr. Hasan Al Naboodah
Gerald (Jerry) R. Buzzell
You are here:
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
Archaeology: The United Arab Emirates throughout the ages!
The text covering the UAE from the brochure produced in conjunction with the "First GCC Archaeological Exhibition" held in Fujairah from 20 November to 20 December 2006.
There are several species of bats in the UAE and northern Oman. The different chapters have had several programs to identify and report on bats over the years. In this article, Peter Cunningham gives an overview of the night time visitors.
Bayt Sheikh Suhail bin Hamdan al Sharqi, al Fara', Fujairah
A PDF version of the paper entitled 'Bayt Sheikh Suhail bin Hamdan al Sharqi, al Fara', Fujairah, UAE. An ethnoarchaeological study' by Michele Ziolkowski and Abdullah Suhail al Sharqi. The paper was published in the journal Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy (ISSN 0905-7196).
Sulayman Khalaf's paper on camel racing in the Gulf
Camel Brain Study Report
A general report on the camel brain study conducted by Laurence Garey; the Al Ain chapter provided a modest financial contribution to support this research project.
Is there a Morphine Store in the Brain of the Camel?
A detailed report prepared by Laurence Garey on his study of the camel brain.
A copy of the PowerPoint presentation of Dr. Ulli Wernery to the Al Ain chapter on the impact of plastic pollution in the UAE. At the CVRL center in Dubai, Dr. Wernery and his staff recovered lumps of plastic -- remains of bags, string, rope -- that blocked the stomachs of camels and other livestock resulting in the death of the livestock.
Field Key to the Coastal Plants of Abu Dhabi
Abstract: This key assists in the identification of the plants commonly found along the coast of Abu Dhabi emirate. Thirty-nine species are covered.
Citation: Ghazanfar, S.A. (2008) Field Key to the Coastal Plants of Abu Dhabi.
Order Diptera, family Mydidae
This chapter from volume three of
Arthropods of the UAE
, acknowledges the ENHG and a specimen collected by Brigitte Howarth and incorporated into the Joint Al Ain and Abu Dhabi Emirates Natural History Group (JAAENHG) Insect Collection. The insect, along with others from the collection, form part of an ENHG loan sent to the author, Torsten Dikow, at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Emirates Wildlife Service -- World Wildlife Fund
Links and information on the Emirates Wildlife Service and World Wildlife Fun including copies of the 'Choose Wisely' campaign film and PowerPoint presentation.
The fig may be the only indigenous plant for the UAE. Phil Iddison examines the Bengal Fig variety.
Aliens, 2010 annual report of the IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group
The annual report of the International Union for Conservation of Nature Species Survival Commission's (IUCN SSC) Invasive Species Specialist Group includes an article by Christophe Tourenq (Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF) and Maral Khaled Shuriqi (Environment Protection And Development Department, Fujairah) on some of the invasive species in the UAE including mesquite (
), Red-eared Sliders (
Trachemys scripta spp.
) and Tilapia.
Major Ali al Suweidi -- Profile
The founder of Emirates Marine Environmental Group talks about his life and his dedication to preserving wildlife and wildlife habitat. A 'soldier fighting for nature' was the headling in this profile by The National's Rym Ghazal in April 2010.
Khudooma shares some information on this common plant pest.
The Making of a Dhow
In February, 2008, the construction of a 'boom' began in the dhow yard at Ras al Khaimah. This site documents the progress of the construction month-by-month. Phil Iddison documented a dhow constructed in 2001-2002. Will Moore documented the construction and launch of a dhow in 2005-2006 as well as the racing dhow yard.
Snow in Ras al Khaimah
Snowfall in Ras al Khaimah in January, 2009, as documented by UAE Stormchasers.
Rock Art in Wadi Hatta
A report of a preliminary survey of art found on boulders in Wadi Hatta.
Shellfish Worksheet by Ted Garside
The Abu Dhabi chapter once held several workshop sessions as a part of their regular program giving members an opportunity to meet to discuss identification and classification of pottery, birds, fish and shellfish. Ted Garside produced a shellfish worksheet which has been reproduced here. (The worksheet is also available as a PDF document and a Microsoft Word document.)
Snakes of the UAE
This is Bish Brown's original article, as published in the Bulletin, concerning the snakes of the UAE.
Umm an Nar tombs in Wadi Qor
Photographs of three tombs from the Umm an Nar period in Wadi Qor.
Urbanisation in the United Arab Emirates
"The challenges for ecological mitigation in a rapidly developing country." A paper by Drew Gardner and Brigitte Howarth published in BioRisk -- Biodiversity and Ecosystem Risk Assessment -- in December 2009.
Water in the UAE
In the spring of 2009, Christophe Tourenq of the WWF presented a talk on water resources in the UAE. Click on the link to download a pdf version of his presentation.
Photographs of Sh. Zayed
A collection of photographs of the late President Sh. Zayed, source(s) unknown.
A collection of photographs of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and oil exploration, source(s) unknown.
Abu Dhabi GeoSpatial Portal
Bedouins, wealth and change
A Study of Rural Development in the United Arab Emirates and the Sultanate of Oman. This online publication from the United Nations University provides a wealth of information about the development of this region through 1980.
Birding the UAE - Western Palearctic's eastern hotspot
The site maintained by UAE Bird Recorder, Tommy Pedersen. Includes photos of many of the species present in UAE as well as birding site descriptions and records. Also an active forum for bird and other wildlife sightings in UAE.
Directory of Cities and Towns in UAE
Named locations in the UAE with geographical coordinates
Emirates Environmental Group
The Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) is a professional working group devoted to protecting the environment through means of education, action programs and community involvement. EEG is actively encouraged and supported by concerned local and federal government agencies. EEG is a co-sponsor with ENHG Al Ain of the recycle bins located at AAESS.
Emirates Marine Environmental Group
The Emirates Marine Enviromental Group (EMEG) is a non-profit organisation based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Established in 1996 under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the leadership of Ali Saqar Sultan Al Suweidi, EMEG is specialised in dealing with various environmental issues.
Emirates Meteorology Portal
An interesting blog covering weather forecasts and events in the UAE and the Middle East.
Enclave of Nahwa
A description of an interesting piece of geographical trivia ... an enclave within an enclave! This bit of Sharjah is inside the Omani enclave of Mahda.
Geology of Emirates
A brief introduction to the geology of the Emirates by a professor at UAE University.
National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology
Weather forecasts; UAE weather radar
From the book "The Complete United Arab Emirates Cookbook" by Celia Ann Brock- Al Ansari Copyright © 1994 by Celia Ann Brock-Al Ansari
Rulers of the UAE
List of rulers of the Emirates since the 18th century including British Political Agents.
Information on Sharjah's 16 museums, covering history, culture, heritage, science and art.
The UAE: From Bold Dream ...
The UAE: From Bold Dream to Spectacular Reality in One Generation. A 1995 report on UAE development in the Washington Report On Middle East Affairs.
UAE - A Cultural Profile
A study funded by the Citizenship and Immigration Canada and published in 1999. Part of a series of cultural profiles of many countries. Available in both HTML and Adobe Acrobat (PDF) formats.
The UAE government's official portal containing news, eBooks, interactive maps and a wide variety of information about the United Arab Emirates
Patron: H.E. Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan
Copyright © 1977-2013 by Emirates Natural History Group - All Rights Reserved