ECO to Conduct Two Lectures about Arabian, Nubian Ibex in London

London, The Environment Conservation Office (ECO) will hold two lectures tomorrow (Wednesday) on environmental studies conducted by the office on the endangered Arabian and Nubian Ibex, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Ranking, in cooperation of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) at its headquarters in London.

The event is sponsored by Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al- Busaidi, Secretary General of the Foreign Ministry, attended by a number of officials from the Omani Embassy in Britain, university chancellors, academics, students and environmentalists from the UK.

During the event, a presentation of the wildlife situation in Oman will be showed and a selection of 20 images of wildlife in the Sultanate taken by specialists and wildlife rangers will be presented in accompanied exhibition.

The Environment Conservation Office in the Diwan of Royal Court will aim to introduce the international community to the Sultanate’s environmental projects and its efforts and awareness raising about it globally. The event is expected to contribute to opening cooperation with international environmental institutions in particular and international media in general, through the global media coverage accompanying the event, which will undoubtedly show the Sultanate’s efforts in the environmental field to the whole world.

During its visit to the UK, the delegation will visit the UK Royal Geographical Society, the Natural History Museum and the United Kingdom Wildlife Parks to learn about the natural heritage of the United Kingdom. They will also meet with interested persons, researchers, and media about the Sultanate’s wildlife projects, and its efforts in conservation and preservation.

Source: Oman News Agency