HomeAboutActivitiesMapsPhotosPublicationsNews
 
Home >> Recent

Recent

Poverty in Guatemala - rural and urban differences, 2000 and 2002 Poverty in Guatemala - rural and urban differences, 2000 and 2002
Guatemala, a country of 13 million inhabitants in Central America with some 30% of the population living in poverty. Despite economic growth, many social problems remain in Guatemala - one of the 10 poorest countries in Latin America. The distribution of income is highly unequal and there are vast differences in poverty and livelihoods between urban and rural areas, as presented in this figure. The classes in this figure represent: the 'extreme p...
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
4
The greening of Niger - trends in vegetation The greening of Niger - trends in vegetation
The Sahel region of Africa, a belt of savanna ecoregion south of the Sahara desert, stretched from coast to coast. This region is not only known for long spells of drought (and desertification), but also from housing some of the World's poorest countries. Recent trends show good signs on the recovery of the region, and the relative vegetation index (NDVI) presented for the country of Niger in this map shows increases in the period from 1982 to 19...
07 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Income from participants in the MACH study, Bangladesh Income from participants in the MACH study, Bangladesh
Income from participants in the MACH study, Bangladesh
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Lake Chad - decrease in area 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001 Lake Chad - decrease in area 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001
Straddling the borders of Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon in West Africa, Lake Chad has been a source of freshwater for irrigation projects in all these countries. This graphic traces the shrinkage of Lake Chad and changes in vegetation from 1963 to 2001. It includes maps of the lake from 1963, 1973, 1987, 1997 and 2001. Climatic changes and high demands for agricultural water are responsible for the lake's shrinkage.
11 Jul 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz and Hugo Ahlenius UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Employment, by logging concession, for the Guatemala Maya Biosphere (MAB) Employment, by logging concession, for the Guatemala Maya Biosphere (MAB)
Employment, by logging concession, for the Guatemala Maya Biosphere (MAB)
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Status of land tenure and property rights, 2005 Status of land tenure and property rights, 2005
Strong property rights have been found to be associated with increased economic growth. The study behind the data in the map examined the status on land ownership in selected countries, and created an index on the degree of concern. Strong rights to land empowers communities and families, and enables them to take charge over their future.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Fish yield and fish sanctuaries, MACH sites Fish yield and fish sanctuaries, MACH sites
Continous monitoring of fish yields have increased since the MACH project start in 1998, with a more than doubled yield in 2004 compared to 1999. Part of the project has been for the communities to establish fish sanctuaries to enable re-spawning and over-wintering of fish.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Namibia case study locator map, with protected areas network Namibia case study locator map, with protected areas network
Namibia case study locator map, with protected areas network
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
India, income from crops India, income from crops
India, income from crops, irrigation case study etc
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Water economies, India - formal vs informal Water economies, India - formal vs informal
Formal and informal, differences and sizes in ratio - related to regulation and control, as well as market mechanisms. India compared to industrialized countries.
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Tanzania case study, locator map Tanzania case study, locator map
Tanzania case study, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Nepal case studies, locator map Nepal case studies, locator map
Nepal case studies, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
4
Kamchatka sites Kamchatka sites
Map, illustrating the communites, cities and sites from where the stories for the 'Indigenous Knowledge in Disaster Management' project has been collected and are refered to in the stories. Please see the project web-site for more information.
12 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Nenets Autonomous Okrug sites Nenets Autonomous Okrug sites
Map, illustrating the communites, cities and sites from where the stories for the 'Indigenous Knowledge in Disaster Management' project has been collected and are refered to in the stories. Please see the project web-site for more information.
12 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
5
Barents Region, topography and bathymetry Barents Region, topography and bathymetry
The Barents Region is in the Arctic and covers the area of Western Russia and the northern areas of Finland, Sweden and Norway. The Barents Sea has anaverage depth 230 m, bordered by the shelf edge towards the Norwegian Sea in the west, the island of Svalbard (Norway) in the northwest, and the islands of Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya (Russia) in the northeast and east.
01 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Barents Sea, oil fields and border delineations Barents Sea, oil fields and border delineations
Disputed area bla bla
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
4
Barents Region, topography and bathymetry Barents Region, topography and bathymetry
The Barents Region is in the Arctic and covers the area of Western Russia and the northern areas of Finland, Sweden and Norway. The Barents Sea has anaverage depth 230 m, bordered by the shelf edge towards the Norwegian Sea in the west, the island of Svalbard (Norway) in the northwest, and the islands of Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya (Russia) in the northeast and east.
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
3
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
4