Tag Archives: environment

YIG’s Anti-Litter Clean Up Campaign in Jeddah

A few days ago I was part of a volunteer Anti-Litter Clean-Up Campaign of a beach here in Jeddah which was organized by a wonderful group of concerned young people called the Young Initiative Group (YIG). YIG has undertaken many … Continue reading

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SkyWatch: Smokestacks

These are smokestacks that release waste by-products into the air from the water desalination plants here in Jeddah. They are situated along the Red Sea and process the sea water, ridding it of the salt. There are about 18 desalination … Continue reading

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MyWorld: Let’s Play “Count the Baboons!”

Everyone always associates camels with Saudi Arabia, but many people don’t realize that baboons are also native to this desert kingdom. The Hamadryas baboons inhabit the rocky mountainous regions of KSA. Like many animals in their natural environment, these baboons … Continue reading

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My World: Truck Reflection

Rain is scarce here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, so when it does rain, I try to catch photos that I might not otherwise be able to. I liked the reflection this blue and red truck created in the big rain … Continue reading

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