Atlantis The Palm release 15 baby sharks into the ocean

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They also released two stingrays…

In a move to show its continued commitment to marine sustainability, Atlantis The Palm has released fifteen baby sharks back into the ocean. The release of the Arabian carpet sharks took place last month, and also saw two stingrays put back into the wild.

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Releasing the Arabian carpet sharks was the latest in a number of efforts by the hotel in marine sustainability, with other projects including beach cleanups, mangrove planting and wildlife releases happening throughout the year. Atlantis The Pam work in conjunction with Dubai Municipality and Dubai’s Ministry of Climate Change and Environment to make their work possible. 

 

Born in Atlantis’ fish hospital, they were studied by marine experts and deemed fit enough, before being released into the ocean at Jebel Ali Wetland Sanctuary.

Natasha Christie, Director of The Lost Chambers, Atlantis, The Palm, said: “The sustainability and prosperity of the marine environment is extremely important to Atlantis.”

“We regularly carry out a number of initiatives such as wildlife releases and beach cleanups as we believe everyone has a part to play in making sure future generations can enjoy Dubai and the ocean as much as we are able to.”

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