Entries by Bill Dougherty

Newest Eye on Earth Webinar Announced for February 7th 2018!

JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR ON TUE FEB 07, 2018 AT 12:00 PM UTC   DURATION 1 HOUR.   The open source “Open Data Cube” platform and the Digital Earth Australia Case Study by Dr Stuart Minchin of Geoscience Australia   REGISTER NOW!   HTTPS://ATTENDEE.GOTOWEBINAR.COM/REGISTER/7424241548289224451    All registrants receive a link to the recording – please register […]

Accelerated Deployment of IRIS in 2018

Following a very successful launch on 2 December 2017, the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS), is gearing up for an accelerated deployment in 2018.  Indeed, Phase III of the “Capacity Building Programme on Environment Statistics in Africa” will start later this month; a group of selected pilot countries (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, The […]

Latest Eye on Earth Webinar Recording now available online

Happy to share that our last webinar by Ecocity Builders on Data Driven Cities for Climate Resilience is now available online incase that you missed it on our webinar page According to UN Habitat the effects of urbanization and climate change are converging: cities cover less than 2% of the earth’s surface, use 78% of world energy, and produce […]

AGEDI launches the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) at the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment in Nairobi, Kenya

Abu Dhabi, UAE: 20 December 2017: Following a successful collaboration between Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UN Environment, the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) launched the Indicator Reporting Information System (IRIS) during the UN Global Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment that took place during the third session of the UN Environment […]

Revamped Eye on Earth Website Now Online!

The Eye on Earth Network Coordination Unit (NCU), which AGEDI is part of, is pleased to announce that the revamped Eye on Earth website is now online at www.eye-on-earth.net! The new website gives the user an insight into the three Focal Areas that now define Eye on Earth’s scope of activities; one can also view […]

Come Join us at the next Emirate Natural History Group Talk

We are very privileged to be the next presenters at the Emirate Natural History Group (ENHG) where we will be presenting “Coastal Systems Protecting our Shorelines…from Blue Carbon to Climate Change Adaptation” Come Join Us! 7pm October 10th, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi To Register and for more information: https://enhgauh.tidyhq.com/public/schedule/events/16375-coastal-systems-protecting-our-shorelines-from-blue-carbon-to-climate-change-adaptation

360 Support of the GEF Blue Forests Meeting

AGEDI’s participation within the GEF Blue Forests Project as an intervention site is exciting and a crucial platform for sharing the lessons that we learn here in the UAE towards Blue Carbon and Ecosystem Services. We were therefore pleased to support the GEF Blue Forest Regional Meeting recently held in Panama. We provided 360 videos […]