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Masdar Institute Students Organize Beach Clean-up Drive to Mark Earth Hour 2013

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 March, 2013 – Members of the Sustainability Club at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology marked Earth Hour 2013 on 23 March by organizing a beach clean-up drive on Yas Island, in collaboration with the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) and Centre of Waste Management (CWM). The CWM provided equipment and support personnel to students, who were also assisted by Al Mahara Diving Center. The clean-up was led by Sanaa Iqbal Pirani, Graduate Student and President of Sustainability Club, Masdar Institute.

After completing the clean-up event that resulted in massive volume of unwanted items left over by beach-goers and strollers, members of the Sustainability Club concluded the activities with games including a quiz competition on climate change.

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