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Etihad Airways has launched the Etihad Mangrove Forest to present company, company accounts and companions the choice to undertake mangroves in Abu Dhabi to reduce their carbon footprint.
The undertaking has been developed alongside Environment Agency Abu Dhabi and is designed to develop new carbon sinks and pure assets to take away carbon from the ambiance.
Using a singular digital platform, the Etihad Mangrove Forest will permit company and companions to make investments in carbon elimination for AED 18.5 ($5) per mangrove, the place the person timber will be tracked on-line or by way of an app. The visitor receives a singular tree code, geolocation, and digital entry to their tree for the subsequent ten years. The visitor can reward the tree to their family members and title the tree to create a singular expertise and bond.
Tony Douglas, group chief government officer, Etihad Aviation Group, mentioned: “Over the last two years Etihad has developed an extensive programme to tackle the challenge of aviation sustainability. We have focused on innovation and technology to develop carbon reducing processes and operational efficiencies that will benefit the industry, as well as building partnerships and collaborations to lead a united industry response to decarbonisation through the most comprehensive, cross organisational sustainability aviation initiative ever undertaken. The Etihad Mangrove Forest is the next step in our sustainability journey to ensure our responsibility to remove carbon from the atmosphere is progressing. The intent is to create forests on all continents we fly to, and to provide our guests with an engaging opportunity to take part in the solution.”
Globally, mangroves retailer roughly 6.4 billion tonnes of carbon, virtually 4 occasions greater than different terrestrial forests. At a charge of simply greater than 12 kilogrammes a 12 months, the common mangrove captures over 300 kilogrammes of CO2 in its 25-year lifetime, serving to to battle the consequences of local weather change reminiscent of coral bleaching and shoreline degradation, and help biodiversity and wildlife.
The Etihad Mangroves Forest website has been chosen particularly due to its protected standing below the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, which ensures its potential to take away carbon from the ambiance for at the very least 100-years.
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