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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
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 cha...
11 Jul 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz and Hugo Ahlenius UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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
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...
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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 sanctua...
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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
India, income from crops
India, income from crops, irrigation case study etc
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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
Tanzania case study, locator map
Tanzania case study, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nepal case studies, locator map
Nepal case studies, locator map
11 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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-sit...
12 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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-sit...
12 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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 ...
01 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Barents Sea, oil fields and border delineations
Disputed area bla bla
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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 ...
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
Tanker routes along the Northern Norwegian coast
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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 ...
01 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Fieldstatus
Fieldstatus
01 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordområdena, from the North
Nordområdena, from the North
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Barents Sea, oil fields and border delineations
Disputed area bla bla
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Open/closed areas for oil activities
Open/closed areas for oil activities
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordområdena, from the North
Nordområdena, from the North
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Fisheries zones etc
Fisheries zones etc
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordområdena, from the North
Nordområdena, from the North
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Fisheries zones etc
Fisheries zones etc
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordområdena, from the North
Nordområdena, from the North
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Projected changes in Arctic pack ice
The averages of the scenarios in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) for the Arctic pack ice sheet (the permanent ice) are presented in this map, with the successive decrease in the ice up to 2090.
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Arctic, topography and bathymetry
The Arctic is extremely diverse in terms of landscapes, varying from pack and drift ice to rugged shores, flat coastal plains, rolling hills and mountains surpassing 6000 metres above sea level (Denali, 6,194 m asl, in s...
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Norway, oil fields
Norway, oil fields
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Open/closed areas for oil activities
Open/closed areas for oil activities
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Projected changes in Arctic pack ice
The averages of the scenarios in the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA) for the Arctic pack ice sheet (the permanent ice) are presented in this map, with the successive decrease in the ice up to 2090.
01 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
Pipelines in the Barents Sea region
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Fieldstatus
Fieldstatus
01 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Norway, oil fields
Norway, oil fields
18 Aug 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Arctic, topography and bathymetry
The Arctic is extremely diverse in terms of landscapes, varying from pack and drift ice to rugged shores, flat coastal plains, rolling hills and mountains surpassing 6000 metres above sea level (Denali, 6,194 m asl, in s...
01 Jul 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Cabins change 1983 - 2003
Cabins change 1983 - 2003
28 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Density of cabins in Norway, 2003
Density of cabins in Norway, 2003
01 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Cabins along the Southern coast of Norway
Cabins along the Southern coast of Norway
01 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Average density of cabins per area in Norwegian fylker, 2003
Average density of cabins per area in Norwegian fylker, 2003
01 Nov 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Multinational networks and the exploitment of natural resources in developing countries
A generalized diagram of how multinational networks exploit and natural resources in developing countries through numerous temporary subsidiaries and the use of corruption and security firms to ensure rapid exploitation ...
22 Jan 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Indonesian exports of forest products
Exports of wood products from Indonesia, with final destinations such as China, Japan and North America. Almost three quarters of the wood end in destinations in Asia. In the black market, with illegal timber, the produc...
01 Nov 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Current and future threats from illegal logging and mining in national parks in Indonesia
The management and enforcement of the protection regime in Indonesia is insufficient, and illegal activities - such as logging and mining, is rampant. The RAPPAM methodology, developed by WWF, has been used to assess the...
01 Nov 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Routes for exports of illegally logged ramin timber in Indonesia
Ramin, Gonystylus sp., is a group of tropical hardwood species in South East Asia, listed as vulnerable on the IUCN red list, and the trade of the timber is regulated under CITES. Illegal logging of these species is comm...
22 Jan 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Extent of deforestation in Borneo 1950-2005, and projection towards 2020
The tropical lowland and highland forests of Borneo, including vast expanses of rainforest, have decreased rapidly after the end of the second world war. Forests are burned, logged and clear, and commonly replaced with a...
01 Nov 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Orangutan distribution on Borneo (Indonesia, Malaysia)
The distribution of Orangutan on Borneo is rapidly decreasing, as mankind is reducing the available habitat for the apes. The loss of forest, through logging, clearing and burning, means reduced opportunities for hiding ...
22 Jan 2007 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Environment and security priority areas in Eastern Europe
Environmental problems often compound external security tensions and worsen internal security challenges in Eastern Europe. Of particular concern are environmental hazards concentrated along national borders (including t...
29 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Population evolution
The populations of Ukraine and Belarus will shrink significantly, with Ukraine expected to lose 9 to 15 million people over the next 50 years (see population figure). Outgoing labour migration makes the situation even wo...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Energy resources, production and transportation
Energy is vital for the internal and external security of all three countries (see figure). A secure, affordable domestic energy supply is critical to economic development, particularly in energy hungry industrial sector...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Environment and security issues in Ukraine
Compared to its neighbours, Ukraine has a very low Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) (ranking 108 out of 146 countries; Esty et al. 2005). This is primarily due to the high energy and pollution-intensity of its in...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Gross National Income (GNI): Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine
Though expanding, the region’s economies still lag behind most of their neighbours, with Moldova one of the poorest European countries in terms of per capita GDP. All the countries suffered economic decline in the 1990s ...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The continental scale of the Chernobyl accident
The accident involving reactor meltdown and massive release of radioactivity occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant situated seven kilometres south of the Ukraine- Belarus border, at the confluenc...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Energy - environment - security interactions
Recently energy demand in the region has reached and surpassed the 1991 level at the same time as the world oil prices have increased dramatically. Russia, for its part, has started a reappraisal of the political and eco...
07 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Environment and security issues in Moldova
Since water resources are of particular importance to Moldova, water pollution is viewed as a nationally significant threat. Moldova does not have large lakes, and all its larger rivers originate outside its borders. the...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Peoples of Eastern Europe
Despite common borders and many similarities, the three countries of Eastern Europe do not constitute a region in the sense of political community. Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine have not yet developed visible capacity and...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Environment and security issues in Belarus and Ukraine
The Concept of National Security of Belarus focuses on both external and internal security issues. It directly refers to environmental problems such as global climate change, trans-boundary transport of pollution and the...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Eastern Europe through history
The region’s borderline position has determined its many specific features. Neighbouring cultures deeply penetrated and influenced Eastern European societies, shaping contrasting developmental orientations. Eastern Europ...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine: forest cover
There is not a lot of forest coverage in the area. Most of the region consists of plain and lowland, wooded as in Belarus and northern Ukraine, or open steppe as elsewhere. Forests are concentrated in the relatively smal...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine: topography
Eastern Europe extends from the northern shore of the Black Sea in Ukraine up to the Baltic Sea basin in Belarus. It covers 845,000 square kilometers and is home to almost 60 million people. These nations share common bo...
29 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Political patterns and communication axes: Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine
Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine are positioned between an enlarging European Union and a historically influential Russia. The area’s unique position and history have played a large part in the overlapping of environmental a...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Water basins of Eastern Europe
The region’s eastern boundary roughly corresponds to the Dnieper watershed, and its western and south-western boundaries are loosely defined by the Z. Bug, Prut and Danube rivers as well as by the Carpathian Mountains. R...
01 Nov 2007 - by Viktor Novikov, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Abkhazia - environmental headlines (topographic and political map)
Abkhazia - environmental headlines (topographic and political map). The basemap is complemented with textual information on 'environmental headlines' which are the preliminary results of a desk assessment conducted by GR...
01 Nov 2008 - by Matthias Beilstein and Otto Simonett
South Ossetia - environmental headlines (topographic and political map)
South Ossetia - environmental headlines (topographic and political map. The basemap is complemented with textual information on 'environmental headlines'which are the preliminary results of a desk assessment conducted by...
01 Nov 2008 - by Matthias Beilstein and Otto Simonett
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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26 Nov 2008 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 08
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 20
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Biofuel production
Thousand million litres per year
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Varying contribution to climate change
Share of transport-related greenhouse gas emissions
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Two scenarios for biofuels by 2030
Biodiesel is produced from oil, which can be sourced from oil seed crops such as rapeseed, soy bean, sunflower or jatropha and from waste oil such as cooking oil. Water and other contaminants are removed from the oil and...
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 17
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Nuclear energy is not a clean alternative The legacy of the Soviet Union's nuclear activities
Even though the nuclear industry does not significantly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, it is a disputable alternative to fossil fuels. In the former USSR people and the environment still have to cope with the ...
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 14
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Political choices
About political choices, National / International scale, Local / City scale
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Climate change global processes and effects
Greenhouse gases emissions, HUMAN ACTIVITIES, CLIMATE CHANGE PROCESSES, MAIN CLIMATE FEATURES, MAJOR THREATS.
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
The boom in air travel
Number of air transport passengers per year (millions)
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Meat imports in 2005
Meat imports in 2005 & Meat consumption
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 04
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
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05 Jan 2009 - by GRID-Arendal
World Greenhouse gas emissions by sector
All data is for 2000. All calculations are based on CO2 equivalents, using 100-year global warming potentials from the IPCC (1996), based on a total global estimate of 41 755 MtCO2 equivalent. Land use change includes b...
05 Jan 2009 - by WRI/Tim Herzog