Category archive: Baseline

Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project Brochure and Brief Available to download

Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project Brochure and Brief Available to download

In just over 40 years, Abu Dhabi has evolved from a small fishing community to the largest and most populated of the seven Emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With the vision and direction from His Highness the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the environment has become an intrinsic part of the heritage and traditions of the people of the UAE.

Blue Ventures in Abu Dhabi

Blue Ventures in Abu Dhabi

Written by Trevor Jones, Blue Ventures. Lalao Aigrette and I recently spent a fascinating two weeks in the western coast of the Arabian Gulf.  We were participating in the initial research of the Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project (ADBCDP), a project of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) that aims to demonstrate the value…

Abu Dhabi’s Blue Carbon captures media attention

Abu Dhabi’s Blue Carbon captures media attention

The Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project has captured the attention of the media in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the completion of the first field survey of mangroves, salt marsh and sabkha ecosystems in January. The survey team comprised of international scientists, including experts from EAD, AGEDI, UNEP-WCMC and GRID-Arendal, and a group…

New Coastal Carbon Cluster

New Coastal Carbon Cluster

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has joined forces with a number of different universities to launch the CSIRO Marine and Coastal Biogeochemistry Carbon Cluster (Coastal Carbon Cluster). The Coastal Carbon Cluster is a $3 million research project that aims to understand the processes behind the storage of atmospheric carbon dioxide in Australia’s…

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