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Why Investing in Forests is Win-Win for Communities, Climate and Orangutan Conservation
Jakarta / Nairobi, 28 September 2011 – Conserving key rainforests in Indonesia could generate revenues three times greater than felling them for palm oil plantations.
Wednesday 28 Sep 2011
ENVSEC Reports released in Astana
Two reports jointly prepared by Zoi Environment and GRID-Arendal for the Environment and Security Initiative were launched at the Seventh “Environment for Europe” Ministerial Conference that took place in Astana, Kazakhstan from 21 to 23 Septem ...
Wednesday 21 Sep 2011
New Arctic NGO Forum on environmental issues launched
19th September 2011 - The image of a frozen, timeless Arctic is being dramatically altered by each new scientific study that comes out, replaced by a new reality of rapid change. Governments are staking their claims as industry begins to focus ...
Monday 19 Sep 2011
NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR UNEP’S CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH AWARD 2012 Awards Come in Run Up to Rio+20 and UNEP's 40th Anniversary Celebrations
Nairobi, 1 September 2011- Nominations are now open for the 2012 Champions of the Earth -- the United Nations' flagship environment award that recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship ...
Thursday 01 Sep 2011
Investing in Ecosystem Services Vital to Improving Food Security, says UN
Nairobi/Stockholm, 22 August 2010 – Recognising healthy ecosystems as the basis for sustainable water resources and stable food security can help produce more food per unit of agricultural land, improve resilience to climate change and pr ...
Monday 22 Aug 2011
UNEP Ogoniland Oil Assessment Reveals Extent of Environmental Contamination and Threats to Human Health
Abuja, 4 August 2011 – The environmental restoration of Ogoniland could prove to be the world’s most wide-ranging and long term oil clean-up exercise ever undertaken if contaminated drinking water, land, creeks and important ecosyst ...
Thursday 04 Aug 2011
Global Investments in Green Energy Up Nearly a Third to US$211 billion
Wind farms in China and small-scale solar panels on rooftops in Europe were largely responsible for last year’s 32% rise in green energy investments worldwide, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends ...
Thursday 07 Jul 2011
Continent Beginning to Access Clean Development Mechanism: More Opportunities emerging Say Experts
Marrakesh, Morocco, 6 July 2011 - With more than 1,100 registered participants, the Africa Carbon Forum, the leading regional trade fair and knowledge sharing platform for carbon investments, has demonstrated that Africa is an increasingly attr ...
Wednesday 06 Jul 2011
Applications for 2011 SEED Awards Now Open
Nairobi, 05 July 2011 – Social and environmental entrepreneurs who can demonstrate innovation, leadership and sustainability have the chance to win expert assistance and support for their sustainable development initiatives in the 2011 SE ...
Tuesday 05 Jul 2011
Green Economy section is now launched!
These pages put a spotlight on Green Economy thinking and activities of GRID-Arendal. Features include a movie from the MAIN project (Mitigation and Adaptation Information Network), access to GRID-Arendal’s Green Economy publications, graphics, ...
Thursday 30 Jun 2011
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