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GRID-Arendal works on projects all around the world. To make it easier to find out what we're doing, we have organized our activities by programme, theme and partner. Find out more by selecting the project below.

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UNEP National Air Quality Monitoring

UNEP and GRID-Arendal are entering into this SSFA with the overall objective of co-operating on providing assistance with the deployment...


Limpopo River Basin

The project will produce an Atlas of the Limpopo River Basin’s Changing Environment, with a particular focus on drought and floods

Completed Terrestrial

Polar View

The objective of the Polaris program is to respond to the evolving demands for space-based monitoring of the Polar Regions

Completed Polar

Marine and coastal satellite services to track environmental crime activities (MASTREC)

The MASTREC project focuses on the detection of trafficking of illegal rosewood from Madagascar and illegal charcoal from Somalia/Kenya.

Completed Global

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity of our Oceans (TEEB-Oceans)

Our work in this area responds to the growing demand from decision makers to better manage human activities and their impact on marine biodiversity and ecosystems.


Responsible Resource Extraction

Meeting the environmental, social and governance challenges of non-renewable resource extraction.

Completed Terrestrial

Many Strong Voices (MSV)

GRID-Arendal and the University College London coordinate Many Strong Voices that brings together people from the Arctic and Small Island...

Completed Global


Most of the world agrees on what needs to be done: We need to deal with climate change. We have to stop wildlife poaching.

Completed Comms & Outreach (General)

Environmental Assessment Guidelines - a writing marathon

GRID-Arendal is managing the development of updated Integrated Enviromental Assessment guidelines for UN Environment

Completed Global

Pan-European Biodiversity Platform

Completed Global

Abu Dhabi Blue Carbon Demonstration Project

Improving the understanding of carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services that coastal and marine ecosystems provide in Abu Dhabi.

Completed Coastal Habitats

UNEP Regional Seas

Support is being provided to the Tehran Convention Secretariat to contributes to peace and security in the Caspian region.

Completed Marine

Mountain Outlook Series

A series of policy assessments for different global mountain regions is being produced by GRID-Arendal and UN Environment.

Completed Mountains

Media Lab

Completed Comms & Outreach (General)

Green & Blue Economy

GRID-Arendal’s Green Economy Programme supports UN Environment to meet policy, modelling, capacity building and reporting goals for its Green Economy work.

Completed Global



Transboundary WRM - Lake Victoria

The project will produce an Atlas of Lake Victoria’s Changing Environment, including training for local experts to create similar atlases

Completed Terrestrial

Organized environmental crime in EECCA

Completed Global

Why Mountains Matter: Promoting mountains and mountain people within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain...

Completed Mountains