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At the Edge: Third Arctic NGO Forum Workshop to be held in Iceland
The changing environment and increased interest in large-scale development are putting pressure on the Arctic coastlines and wetlands. As part of its continuing exploration of important regional issues, the Arctic NGO Forum will host a workshop ...
Wednesday 29 Oct 2014
Arctic Transformations to Sustainability
What kind of knowledge is needed to make the right decisions in the Arctic? Some participants at Arctic Circle Conference will take part in an interactive session that will try to come up with some answers.
Wednesday 29 Oct 2014
GRID-Arendal to Participate in International Days 2014 for the 4th Year running!!
This year GRID-Arendal will be hosting 5 events in its Green Knowledge Centre and around Teaterplassen 3 in conjunction with the celebration of International Days 2014 in Arendal. International Days is an annual communicty event jointly organiz ...
Monday 20 Oct 2014
International Conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change: Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice
The international conference titled‘Mountain People Adapting to Change: Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice’will be held from 9–12 November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal as ICIMOD’s annual flagship event. The conferenc ...
Wednesday 08 Oct 2014
UN report calls for bold and accellerated global action to meet biodiversity targets by 2020
Bold and innovative action is urgently required if governments are to meet the globally-agreed Strategic Plan for Biodiversity and its Aichi Targets by 2020, says a United Nations progress report on the state of global biodiversity.
Monday 06 Oct 2014
Historic milestone in West African maritime boundary delimitation reached with the support of GRID-Arendal
Seven West African coastal states (the Republic of Cabo Verde, the Republic of The Gambia, the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, The Republic of Guinea, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the Republic of Senegal and the Republic of Sierra Leone) reac ...
Friday 26 Sep 2014
Future imperfect - Climate change and adaptation in the Carpathians
Launch of a new synthesis publication at the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP4) to the Carpathian Convention, 23 to 26 September 2014, Mikulov (Czech Republic)
Wednesday 24 Sep 2014
EU Arctic Information Centre network presents results of impact assessment
The “Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment of development of the Arctic” project held its final seminar – "The EU in the Arctic, the Arctic in the EU" – in Brussels on 11 September 2014.
Wednesday 24 Sep 2014
Passing of Olav Hesjedal, first Managing Director of GRID-Arendal
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Olav Hesjedal on September 10, 2014 after a long battle with illness. He was 72 years old.
Wednesday 17 Sep 2014
The battle begins now: New report on the state of the world’s rainforest released
1.1 million km2 of tropical forest, three times the size of Norway, have been lost in twelve years. Meanwhile, all remaining rainforest countries are planning extensive rainforest destruction in the near future. If these plans are not reversed, ...
Monday 15 Sep 2014
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