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The bushmeat chain reaction
As many of the parks and surrounding forests have lost 50–80% of their wildlife species, typically antelopes, zebras and other ungulates, the poachers are increasingly targeting primates including gorillas, bonobos and c...
01 Mar 2010 - by Riccardo Pravettoni
Red Knot, distribution, breeding areas and migratory routes, by subspecies
The red knot, Calidris canutus, is an example of a longdistance migratory shorebird. It has been the subject of extensive research worldwide including studies on its breeding cycle, winter ecology, and stopover sites. It...
17 Mar 2010 - by Hugo Ahlenius, GRID-Arendal & CAFF
L’indice UV a l’echelle mondiale
« L’indice UV mondial (IUV) est une mesure simple du niveau de rayonnement UV à la surface de la Terre. Il a été mis au point de façon à indiquer les effets négatifs potentiels sur la santé et pour inciter les gens à se ...
26 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Processus chimique de dégradation de l’ozone dans la stratosphère
L’ozone stratosphérique, l’ozone troposphérique et le « trou » de la couche d’ozone.
26 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Le protoxyde d’azote : un coupable de premier rang après 2010. D’origine agricole pour l’essentiel
« Nous avons calculé que le potentiel d’appauvrissement de l’ozone représenté par le N2O serait 50% plus élevé si le taux de chlore baissait à son niveau de l’année 1960. » Pour comprendre comment, selon Ravishankara, i...
26 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
БОЛЕЕ ХОЛОДНАЯ АНТАРКТИЧЕСКАЯ ЗИМА ПРИВОДИТ К ФОРМИРОВАНИЮ ДЫРЫ НАД ЮЖНЫМ ПОЛЮСОМ
Средняя температура. Температура, при которой возможно образование стратосферных облаков. Условия для ускорения истончения озонового слоя.
27 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
РАЗЛИЧНЫЕ ВИДЫ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТИ
Тысяча тонн озоноразрушающей способности
27 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
МИРОВЫЕ ЗАПАСЫ ОРВ ПО ОТРАСЛЯМ
Потенциал глобального потепления на тысячу тонн вещества
27 May 2010 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The Arctic and the World - migration paths
The Arctic plays host to a vast array of biodiversity, including many globally significant populations. Included among these are more than half of the world´s shorebird species, 80% of the global goose populations, sever...
01 May 2010 - by Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions for selected African countries in 1997
Africa is very vulnerable to climate change given its low capacity to respond and adapt, but Africa emits relatively low amounts of greenhouse gases in comparison to other regions. This graphic shows the amount of carbon...
17 May 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Phenomenon
El Niño describes 'the warm phase of a naturally occurring sea surface temperature oscillation in the tropical Pacific Ocean', and southern oscillation refers to 'a seesaw shift in surface air pressure at Darwin, Austral...
17 May 2005 - by Delphine Digout, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Comparison between modeled temperature rise and observations of temperature since 1860
Natural forcing (solar variation and volcanic activity) alone cannot explain the recent global temperature increase. This graphic shows the temperature anomalies (in degrees Celsius) that were expected to occur due to na...
17 May 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
Who is involved? (The making of international legislation)
Recognizing that industrial society must fix this major flaw in the system, governments and many forward-looking companies started exploring solutions as early as the 1970s. The strong activism of civil society organizat...
07 Jan 2008 - by Cécile Marin, Emmanuelle Bournay
soviet civil nuclear explosions
soviet civil nuclear explosions
07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin
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07 Jan 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, in collaboration with Emmanuelle Bournay, Laura Magueritte and Cécile Marin