The Environmental Atlas
The new Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi Emirate represents a key milestone
for AGEDI - and for Abu Dhabi. It brings together, in a beautifully illustrated and
highly accessible format, a broad story that weaves together the major themes
of Abu Dhabi’s environmental inheritance, including the geological history,
water resources, marine and terrestrial habitats, our oil and gas resources, the
remarkable story of human development and the challenges society faces as
we look to the future.
of Abu Dhabi Emirate
Often atlases are predominantly collections of maps or are technical in nature, targeting a narrow subject matter and/or an expert audience. Consequently, the information needs of key users, especially senior decision-makers, business executives, policy-makers and community leaders, are often neglected, as well as the wider public with a growing interest in environmental issues that impact their lives.
The Environmental Atlas of Abu Dhabi Emirate aims to be different. It has been prepared to address this information gap and embrace a wide constituency of readers in an innovative and compelling manner. The Atlas presents information within a common story and narrative, interwoven with complementary stories, case studies, facts and statistics, illustrative figures, anecdotes, photographs and thematic maps that highlight the most significant environmental aspects of the Emirate. The Atlas is designed to be highly accessible and communicative, presenting concepts and scientific information in a manner that is understandable to a wide audience.
The Atlas showcases the remarkable story of Abu Dhabi’s environmental heritage and highlights its profound influence on the past, present and future of human and cultural development. By informing and educating the reader, it aims to raise awareness and present a call for action to protect the environmental richness and diversity of the Emirate.
Click here to visit the Environmental Atlas website.