The Marine and Terrestrial Species and Ecological Processes Technical Workshop was held at Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Headquarters. The workshops provide experts the opportunity to review and fill the many spatial data gaps, validate the spatial species data collected and assembled on maps and briefly review spatial ‘ecological processes’ areas. For more information about this project contact LNRbiodiversity@ead.ae
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD), through AGEDI, took forward their cooperation by signing a landmark agreement to establish the joint ‘Eye on Earth’ Secretariat. The Secretariat will oversee the implementation of the eight Special Initiatives and commitments of the Eye on Earth Summit held in Abu Dhabi last December.
Mohamed Al Madfaei with Dubai TV on Preparations for Eye on Earth in Rio for the UNCSD conference. Click here to watch the interview.
The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, through AGEDI, prepares to showcase the outcomes from the recent Eye on Earth Summit in December at the United Nations Conference on Sustainability Development (UNCSD) Rio+20 in 13-24 June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The launch was attended by H.E. Dr Mugheer Khamis Al Khali, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Education Council and H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General of EAD.
Visit the Interactive Atlas at www.environmentalatlas.ae
Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, through AGEDI, today signed agreements with a number of entities formalising the funding contributions to the recently announced UAE National Atlas of solar and wind resources. The atlas will offer universal access to resource quality, grid, and land use data, helping to efficiently assess the feasibility of renewable energy projects for planning and investment decisions.
Over 900 exhibitors from 54 countries welcomed Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, to the 22nd Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) on Wednesday morning at Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre (ADNEC).
Through AGEDI, the Government of Abu Dhabi organised the inaugural global summit devoted to the issue of greater access to environmental and societal information. Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi hosted the Eye on Earth Summit on December 12-15, 2011 in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme.