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Agriculture and population in the Mediterranean basin
Agriculture in the Mediterranean Basin, despite many different sub-climates, is mainly rain-fed. Cereals, vegetables, and citrus fruits account for over 85 % of the Mediterranean’s total agricultural production (UNEP/MA...
19 Nov 2013 - by GRID-Arendal
Urban Population in Zambezi River Basin States
Zambezi River Basin countries share similar settlement patterns characterized by both low and high densities. While the basin is largely rural, urbanization rates are high. In Botswana and Angola, urban population consti...
14 Oct 2013 - by GRID-Arendal
Cities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region
The largest cities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region number in the millions of inhabitants. The most populous cities include Khabul (Afghanistan), Kathmandu (Nepal), Srinagar (India), Peshawar (Pakistan), Quetta (Pakista...
02 Jul 2012 - by Hugo Ahlenius, Nordpil
Population and development in Africa
As population increases, so does the demand for natural resources. This graphic shows how the world's population distribution has changed since 1750 (in 50-year increments), with projections for 2050 and 2150. It also sh...
17 May 2005 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, Delphine Digout, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Ethno-linguistic distribution in the Southern Caucasus
Peacefully resolving the overriding political, economic and social concerns of our time requires a multifaceted approach, including mechanisms to address the links between the natural environment and human security. UNDP...
01 Nov 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, Le Monde Diplomatique
Russia, Arctic indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around the...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Canada, Arctic indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around the...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nordic countries, Arctic indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around the...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Greenland, indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around th...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Alaska, indigenous population
Depending on the definition of the boundaries of the region, the Arctic is home to some 4 million inhabitants. Roughly one-third of this total population is indigenous peoples, spread over numerous communities around the...
03 Oct 2006 - by Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Natural hazard hotspots, by risk type
Disasters and natural hazards represents one strong aspect of vulnerability for the exposed and poor of the World. With climate change, the frequency of certain natural hazards are expected to increase. This map presents...
08 Mar 2006 - by Hugo Ahlenius, 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
South Africa population distribution
Kwazulu-Natal has the largest share of population in the coastal areas. Approximately 9 million people live in the province and they are Zulu-speakers. The Eastern Cape Province has the second largest population with 5.8...
21 Jun 2011 - by Riccardo Pravettoni, UNEP/GRID-Arendal