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Abu Dhabi accelerates mangrove planting using drones
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Webinar #4: New Technologies to Support Blue Forests Conservation
Jan 18, 2023
ADNOC uses innovative drone technology to plant mangroves
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) today announced it has signed a contract with Distant Imagery, a UAE-based environmental technology company, to plant 2.5 million mangrove seedlings across Abu Dhabi using innovative drone planting technology adopted by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD).
Jan 14, 2023
EAD's ecosystem preservation programmes named among UNEP's top ten global initiatives
The coastal and marine ecosystem preservation and rehabilitation programmes of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) have been named among the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) top 10 global initiatives for restoring and rehabilitating coastal marine ecosystems.
Mar 2, 2022
12 organisations delivering on the promise of blue carbon
Distant Imagery Solutions believes that its drones, made from simple and scalable 3D-printed components, coupled with precision planting can be a game-changer in mangrove restoration. Its technology can drop 2,000 germinated seeds or 500 seedballs in ten minutes. Distant Imagery sees its drones as a supplement to the holistic ecology of the planting area.
Mar 1, 2022
12 organizations delivering on the promise of blue carbon
Distant Imagery Nominated as Winner. n this vein, Friends of Ocean Action and UpLink and the Mangroves Working Group, launched the Blue Carbon Challenge. Salesforce, Conservation International, Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (CORDIO) East Africa, REV Ocean, and GIB Asset Management joined this effort as supporting partners. Together, we sought solutions and tools that can build the supply of strong blue carbon credits. Our focus was to find blue carbon projects that advance the conservation and restoration of coastal and aquatic ecosystems that can enter the carbon market, as well as solutions that support and build trust and transparency in such projects.
Jan 19, 2022
EAD, ENGIE complete Phase II of Mangrove Rehabilitation Project
ABU DHABI, 20th January, 2022 (WAM) -- The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) and ENGIE, the global energy company, announced the success of the second phase of the "Blue Carbon" Environmental and Social Responsibility project, in partnership with Distant Imagery. Using highly innovative drone planting technology, more than 35,000 mangrove seeds were planted in the Mirfa lagoon in Abu Dhabi.
Jan 19, 2022
Abu Dhabi deploys drones in vast mangrove restoration project
The official environmental protection agency of Abu Dhabi has teamed up with international energy company ENGIE in a large project using drones to analyze, prepare for, and carry out the aerial planting of thousands of seeds in the country’s mangrove rehabilitation project.
Sept 28, 2021
ENGIE’s climate action efforts awarded in UAE
ENGIE, a global reference group in low-carbon energy and energy efficient solutions, was recognized with a Gold award in the “Environmental Sustainability Program — Large Enterprise” category and a Silver and Bronze award for “Innovation in Sustainable Technologies — Large Enterprise” category at the Gulf Sustainability Awards 2021.