TCA Abu Dhabi organises Eco Future exhibition
Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has announced the imminent opening of Eco Future – a family focused exhibition that aims to educate younger generations on key factors for a sustainable future and to promote engagement with environmental and health issues with a learning experience that is interactive, educational and fun.
Set to open on September 27, 2012 at Manarat Al Saadiyat on Saadiyat Island, the exhibition is expected to run for a year.
Visitors will learn about what people need to survive and will be able to make some choices about the future considering life in Abu Dhabi in 20 or even 40 years’ time.
Director general,TCA Abu Dhabi, H.E. Mubarak Al Muhairi said: “Eco Future is inspired by the future plans and projects of Abu Dhabi, some of which are already underway. Just as the decisions made by people now, impact the future of the capital, visitors will learn how different choices based on our priorities can have major effects on tomorrow's world.
TCA Abu Dhabi has revealed that the exhibition is divided into six sections including Drinking, Eating, Enjoying, Moving, Building and Future City, which all look at how changing climates and resources could affect people's lives.
Presented by TCA Abu Dhabi, Eco Future is said to have been developed in close collaboration with expertise from Abu Dhabi entities including Masdar, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Urban Planning Council, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, the Imperial College London Diabetes Centre, Emirates Wildlife Society and Tourism Development and Investment Company.