Entries by William Dougherty

Members of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon Agree on Future Direction and Activities During its Second Annual Meeting

– The Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI), with the UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, invited the International Partnership for Blue Carbon’s members to attend its second annual meeting –    Abu Dhabi, UAE: 18 July 2017 – From Tuesday 11 July […]

Jane Glavan Speaking on the GEF Blue Forests Project

AGEDI is pleased to share the latest video regarding how Abu Dhabi’s Intervention site supports the GEF Blue Forests Project. The Blue Forests Project  http://www.gefblueforests.org/ aims to address these challenges through coordinated on-the-ground demonstrations where better coastal ecosystem management is achieved by harnessing the values associated with carbon and ecosystem services, addressing key knowledge gaps, and providing […]

You are Invited! 2nd International Blue Carbon Partnership Meeting

The Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) with the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and Australia, invite members of the International Partnership for Blue Carbon and interested organizations to attend the second annual International Partnership for Blue Carbon workshop. The workshop will involve policy and technical discussions from mitigation and adaptation perspectives on […]

Another Publication now online!

We are very pleased to share our Principle Investigators publication released on the findings from our Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon demonstration phase.  Congratulations to the team! Abstract “Blue Carbon” initiatives have highlighted the significant role of seagrasses in organic carbon (Corg) burial and sequestration. However, global databases on the extent of Cstocks in seagrass ecosystems […]

Publication on blue carbon for UAE now published!

The AGEDI team is happy to share its latest publication on blue carbon storage in the UAE entitled “Limits on carbon sequestration in arid blue carbon ecosystems”. We believe that this publication details why coastal ecosystems are so valuable to protection of our shorelines as well as how we can support mitigation towards climate change. […]

Recognition as Women of Blue Carbon

We are incredibly proud to announce that H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak and Jane Glavan two of our extremely competent colleagues have been featured in GEF Blue Forests’ International Women’s Day Campaign, Women of Blue Carbon. They have shown leadership in the field of Blue Carbon,  from community engagement to the international sphere, and from […]

Want to find out how to plan given uncertainty of sea level rise? Come join us March 15th

We are very pleased to continue the AGEDI Regional Symposium for its final day.  We will be discussing planning given the uncertainty of sea level rise, food security and public health co benefits of reducing green house gas emissions! To register for online access please click – https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6812098338322318083 Otherwise come join us at Al mamoura A […]