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Environmental Pressures

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Environmental Themes

Air Quality

 

76 %

Of time within national air quality limits in 2015

Soil

 

   

Data on suitability of land for their current land uses will be available in 2020

Marine Water Quality

 

94 %

Of monitored sites met good microbial water quality standard in 2015

Water Resources

 

2,013 Mm3

Groundwater abstracted in 2015 (projected value)

Biodiversity

 

80 %

Of terrestrial and marine habitat baseline area retained in Abu Dhabi Emirate in 2015

Priority Issues

Climate Change

 

40.55

Tonnes/Capita CO2 (Based on mid-year revised 2012 population estimates provided by SCAD)

Fisheries

 

7.6 %

Of fish harvested sustainably in 2015

Forestry

 

12.6 %

Reduction of all water use in Forestry in 2016

Waste

 

1.65kg Per Capita

per day of municipal solid waste generated in 2015

Abu Dhabi State of Environment Report

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