Nature’s Resilience: Gecko Diaries

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Endangered Species

 

About the Event:

Delve into the captivating world of geckos with our upcoming online session held by our co-founding partner Emirates Nature-WWF! From the fan-footed gecko to the majestic Arabian toad-headed agama, explore the diverse array of gecko species that call the UAE home.

In this session, we'll uncover the fascinating adaptations of these reptiles, including their nocturnal behavior, specialized toe pads for climbing, and remarkable desert camouflage!

We'll also shed light on the critical conservation efforts underway to safeguard their habitats. These efforts are pivotal in ensuring the resilience of these remarkable reptiles in the face of climate change!

ABOUT THE SERIES

This session is also part of a 10-session series, where you will explore the rich tapestry of life unique to the UAE, from the expansive desert sands to the hidden oases, freshwater habitats, and coastal regions, while understanding the intricate link between biodiversity and climate change!

Through expert-led discussions, you'll gain a deep understanding of the importance of biodiversity conservation, sustainable stewardship practices, and their role in mitigating climate change and preserving the UAE's natural heritage.

By attending a total of 7 sessions, you will receive a certificate of completion, recognizing your commitment to environmental education and conservation efforts in the region!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

This session will be led by: Dr. Andrew Gardner FLS - Associate Director of Biodiversity Conservation, Emirates Nature–WWF

Dr. Andrew is a zoologist and ecologist with a life-long passion for conserving wild places and the species with which we share our planet.

PARTICIPANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18

If you are under the age of 18 and wish to join our series please register through this form!

WHERE WILL THIS SESSION TAKE PLACE?

It will be held Online on Zoom

PLEASE NOTE: Kindly use the same email as your Leaders of Change email registration when attending the session to ensure you receive credit for your participation hours and certificates!

QUESTIONS?

For more information, please email us at [email protected] or WhatsApp us at +971585323400.

Event Schedules:

Tuesday, 16th July 2024
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM