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    Earth Day special: How Qatar is protecting vulnerable species, habitats and natural wonders

    The post Earth Day special: How Qatar is protecting vulnerable species, habitats and natural wonders appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. To mark Earth Day today on 22 April, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) is celebrating the conservation of a favourite local aquatic mammal, the dugong, which is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the National Museum of Qatar. Shining the spotlight on these gentle giants, QNTC is encouraging tourists to learn more about the dugong’s underwater world off the Arabian Gulf and the efforts to protect the vulnerable species and their habitat. Home to the second largest population of dugongs globally, Qatar’s continued efforts to…