Marien Environment: Ballast Water Management in Abu Dhabi
10 pages (2500 words)
, Research Paper
Substantial quantities of varieties of habitats are found within the coastal and marine environment of Abu Dhabi. These habitats include among others coral reefs, sea grass beds, tidal inlets, mangrove stands, coral reefs, beaches and islands. These natural habitats not only maintain biodiversity, but they also offer tradable goods and services to the communities through biological productivity, as well as recreational use (Aljenaid, et al., 2008).