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Our Shrinking Earth
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Mobile phones, per 1 000 people, by region
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Total primary energy supply by energy source
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Degree of protection of terrestrial ecoregions and large marine ecosystems (per cent)
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Declines in carbon in living biomass and in extent of forest
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Physical destruction of coastal aquatic ecosystems in Meso-America
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Global total equivalent carbon emissions from anthropogenic sources by sector
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Per capita CO2 emissions at the regional level in 2003
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Number of people affected by disasters of natural origin in SIDS
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28 Mar 2006 - by Bounford.com and 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
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
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 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
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 UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Life cycle emissions of a computer
“Manufacturing computers is materials-intensive; the total fossil fuels used to make one desktop computer weigh over 240 kilograms, some ten times the weight of the computer itself. This is very high compared to many oth...
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Some examples of the effect of individual behaviour on greenhouse gas emissions in France
The area of the squares is proportionate to the annual reduction in emissions in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent. Estimated values calculated by France's Environment Institute (Ifen), drawing on various sources: Mani...
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Water Scarcity Index
Water overuse is damaging the environment in many major basins. High overuse tends to occur in regions heavily dependent on irrigated agriculture, such as the Indo-Gangetic Plain in south Asia, the North China Plain and ...
13 Sep 2009 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, February 2006
The water cycle
Environment water transport system. The water cycle consists of precipitation, vapour transport, evaporation, evapo-transpiration, infiltration, groundwater flow and runoff. Figure 1 explains the global water cycle, ill...
01 Feb 2008 - by Philippe Rekacewicz , UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Benefits of marine and coastal ecosystems to human wellbeing
Besides the well-known economic value of fisheries, there are several other activities generating significant revenues in coastal and marine areas. Tourism has become one of the world’s fastest growing industries, provid...
26 Jan 2009 - by Phillippe Rekacewicz, February 2006
World Ecological Footprint and Biocapacity
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06 Oct 2009 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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