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Ryddeaksjon under vann
I samarbeid med Arendal Undervannsklubb og Havforskningsinstituttet arrangerte GRID-Arendal og Hold Norge Rent en dykkeaksjon.
Friday 19 Aug 2016
Løftet plastikksøppel opp til debatt
Plast i havet fikk stor oppmerksomhet av både klima- og miljøministeren og de grønne vaktbikkjene på Stortinget.
Friday 19 Aug 2016
Den globale kampen mot marin forsøpling
17. august, kl 11:00-12:30 Teltscenen (fergekaia ved Tyholmen hotell)
Tuesday 16 Aug 2016
En plastflaske bruker 450 år på å råtne
Kaster du en plastflaske i havet vil den fortsatt være der når ditt tipp-tipp-tıpp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-tipp-oldebarn blir født.
Thursday 26 May 2016
GRID-Arendal's Elaine Baker talks about reefs with Huffington Post
Mesophotic Coral Reefs Could Help Marine Life Survive Bleaching They are one of the few remaining ecosystems on earth to remain largely unexplored.
Thursday 26 May 2016
Microplastics in the sea a growing threat to human health, UN warns
More than a quarter of fish in markets in Indonesia and California contain plastic particles.
Sunday 22 May 2016
UN advises Kenyan government to take environment conservation seriously
The United Nations has advised the Kenyan government to step up its efforts in reversing effects of pollution as environmental degradation has been found to have fatal effects.
Friday 20 May 2016
UN urges Africa to reverse effects of pollution, poor sanitation
UN environmentalists on Thursday called on African governments to step up efforts in reversing environmental threats which they say are rapidly intensifying in many parts of the continent.
Friday 20 May 2016
Consumerism Has Huge Environmental Impact
A recent study published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology suggests that household consumerism is responsible for more than 60% og greenhouse gas emissions andbetween 50% and 80% of total land, material, and water use.
Thursday 25 Feb 2016
Identifying Ecosystems Most Vulnerable To Climate Change
Last week, Nature released a paper introducing the vegetation sensitivity index, a metric that identifies the ecosystems most sensitive to climate change.
Monday 22 Feb 2016