Atlas of Ocean Wealth

The Atlas of Ocean Wealth is the largest collection to date of information about the economic, social and cultural values of coastal and marine habitats from all over the world. It is a synthesis of innovative science. The work includes more than 35 novel and critically important maps that show how nature�s value to people varies widely from place to place. They also illustrate nature�s potential. These maps show that one can accurately quantify the value of marine resources. Specific views are provided for Recreation and Tourism, Natural Coastal Protection, Fisheries, and Blue Carbon.

Urban solutions pathways

ADB's Vision of Livable Cities

Cities contribute to national economic growth, but they can be polluted and overcrowded. Asia’s rapidly developing cities face inadequate basic services, environmental degradation, and increasing poverty. “Livable Cities” is ADB’s vision and approach to urban development. ADB works to support the transformation of developing cities in Asia and the Pacific into safe, sustainable urban centers.

Read more.

DISCLAIMER

This website is a knowledge sharing platform of the ADB Urban Sector Group. The views expressed in this website are the views of the respective author/s and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ADB, or its Board of Governors, or the governments they represent. ADB does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this website and accepts no responsibility for any consequence of their use. Terminology used may not necessarily be consistent with ADB official terms and designations.

© 2020 Asian Development Bank

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon