Reader wants creek area to re­tain it’s nat­u­ral beauty…

7 Days in Dubai - - ENTERTAINMENT -

It was pleas­ing to read the UAE has signed the 170-na­tion cli­mate ac­cord. How­ever, I would like to add that sign­ing is not the same as pre­serv­ing the nat­u­ral en­vi­ron­ment. There­fore I plead with the govern­ment to not al­low any build­ing along the river bank in Deira, which will tear up the nat­u­ral flora. Th­ese trees have grown for cen­turies and pro­vide clean air and shade, it pro­vides a nat­u­ral refuge for peo­ple to re­lax on week­ends, to en­joy sit­ting out­side in the shade rather than in a cof­fee shop. To de­stroy this nat­u­ral land­scape will erode the beauty of Dubai. We do not need more tar, ce­ment and sand, th­ese trees grow nat­u­rally so there is no need for ar­ti­fi­cial flora, this area needs to come un­der the Her­itage Act to preserve Dubai rather than build an­other ex­pen­sive mall. Please don’t al­low build­ing along the banks of the river. Hope Dubai

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