UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 2
INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS
COUNTRY United Arab Emirates
INSTITUTION NAME Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre”
MAIN ADDRESS Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
DESCRIPTION
AREA This 10,000 sq. ft.
LATITUDE 24°28 N
LONGITUDE 54°22 E
INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION
STATUS State
INSTITUTION TYPE Education center. As part of the ongoing redevelopment of the Al Ain Zoo (Al Ain Wildlife Park), AldrichPears Associates is developing the Desert Learning Centre that will complement the Zoo exhibits, and that celebrates the region’s remarkable history and helps visitors delve into the mysteries of the desert environmen
DATE FOUNDED It is planned for opening in 2011 and will be constructed and operated utilizing pioneer sustainability principles, a truly relevant goal given its location in the fragile desert region of Al Ain
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS No information available
TAXA No information available
PROGRAMMES Conservation programes: the project has a strong conservation foundation with ongoing ex situ and in-country biodiversity projects in Arabia and NE Africa and developing partnerships with zoos, botanic gardens and cultural institutions
Touristical and educational programmes
FEATURES AND FACILITIES MuseumBreeding centre
MAIN DEFICIENCIES No information available
OTHER INFORMATION It is a new world class museum exhibiting the geology, culture and biodiversity of the United Arab Emirates and is a tribute to the environmental heritage of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan
SOURCES CONSULTED Web:www.bgci.org

www.eaza.net/News/Lists/Vacancies1/Attachments/81/Director%20of%20Animal%20Collections%20new%20advertisment_3_.pdf

www.breedingcentresharjah.com/updates.html

www.aldrichpears.com/szdlc.html
www.awpr.ae/en/Pages/SZDLC-Introduction.aspx

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 2 INSTITUTION NAME AND MAIN ADDRESS COUNTRY United Arab Emirates INSTITUTION NAME “Sheikh Zayed Desert Learning Centre” MAIN ADDRESS Al Ain, United Arab Emirates DESCRIPTION AREA This 10,000 sq. ft. LATITUDE 24°28 N LONGITUDE 54°22 E INFORMATION ABOUT THE INSTITUTION STATUS State INSTITUTION TYPE Education center. As part of the ongoing redevelopment […]

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