Goal 14

Blue Carbon Story Map

The UAE SDG Data Hub showcase a number of innovative initiatives that aim to engage with the audience and raise awareness about the SDGs, one of those initiatives is the "Blue Carbon Story Map". This initiative by Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative is a story map about Blue Carbon Projects in the UAE. Blue Carbon is an ecosystem that provide highly valuable Ecosystem Services to coastal communities. They protect shorelines, support coastal tourism, and provide nursery grounds for fish and ecosystems for a wide range of species. They also have significant cultural and social value.