Atlantis, the Palm has underlined its dedication to marine sustainability with the discharge of 15 child sharks and two stingrays into the ocean.
The enduring leisure resort teamed up with Dubai municipality and Dubai’s ministry of local weather change and setting for the discharge as a part of its ongoing efforts to make sure the longer term prosperity of the marine setting.
Making certain the well being and prosperity of the ocean is a serious focus for Dubai’s authorities as the town strives to guard the setting for future generations.
As the town’s iconic ocean-themed leisure resort, Atlantis frequently carries out quite a few sustainability targeted tasks resembling teaching programs and wildlife conservation initiatives.
These embrace quite a few seashore clean-ups, mangrove planting and wildlife releases all year long.
The most recent effort noticed 15 younger Arabian carpet sharks and two honeycomb stingrays launched into the ocean on the Jebel Ali Wetland Sanctuary in Dubai.
Every of the marine animals, aged between ten months and one-year outdated, had been born and cared for within the Atlantis’ fish hospital earlier than being deemed match to enter the ocean.
A workforce of marine consultants rigorously studied each primarily based on its dimension and the way effectively they had been feeding earlier than deciding they had been robust sufficient be launched into the open ocean.
The discharge was carried out within the presence of Thani Ahmad Al Zeyoudi, minister of local weather change and setting, and Khalid Sharif Al Awadhi, government director at setting, well being and security management sector of Dubai municipality, and different distinguished friends.
Natasha Christie, director of the Misplaced Chambers, Atlantis, the Palm, mentioned: “The sustainability and prosperity of the marine setting is extraordinarily vital to Atlantis.
“Atlantis is house to greater than 65,000 marine animals and we go to each size doable to ensure every animal is wholesome and cared for.
“We frequently perform quite a few initiatives resembling wildlife releases and seashore clean-ups as we imagine everybody has a component to play in ensuring future generations can take pleasure in Dubai and the ocean as a lot as we’re capable of.”