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Mongolian edition of Changing Taiga launched
On 8 October, the Nomadic Herders' project ( launched the Mongolian edition of the 2012 UNEP "Changing Taiga: Challenges to Mongolia's Reindeer Herders" report, which highlights some of the main ...
Monday 15 Oct 2012
Arendal, Norway – On October 4th, GRID-Arendal has invited the Fylkesmann’s office to share best practices in data management in Aust-Agder with a delegation from the five Caspian states: Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, an ...
Wednesday 03 Oct 2012
Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation
Rome, 27 September 2012 – Between 50 to 90 per cent of logging in key tropical countries of the Amazon basin, Central Africa and South East Asia is being carried out by organized crime threatening efforts to combat climate change, deforestation ...
Thursday 27 Sep 2012
Blue Carbon Portal continues to Provide Home for International Blue Carbon Community
GRID-Arendal and Blue Climate Solutions today unveiled the redesigned ‘Blue Carbon Portal’, the world’s premier comprehensive community-based website for all matters related to blue carbon. Blue carbon is a concept that advances the sustainable ...
Friday 21 Sep 2012
Many Strong Voices: Community Leaders Meet to Discuss Relocation in the Face of Climate Change
This week, community leaders from two small villages in very different parts of the world will meet on Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to discuss a common problem: their need to relocate as a result of climate change. The communit ...
Wednesday 12 Sep 2012
Flash mob dance and splash in support of Sustainable Energy for All - Friday, 29 June
GRID-Arendal, Kilden Internasjonale Kulturkontor and Aust-Agder Red Cross, in collaboration with the Arendal International Market and the International Week 2012, join the UN call for Sustainable Energy for All by organizing two flash mob event ...
Monday 25 Jun 2012
More than 70 nations, private companies and international organizations declare support for Global Partnership for Oceans
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, June 16, 2012 -- Over 70 countries, civil society groups, private firms and international organizations have declared their support for the new Global Partnership for Oceans (GPO), signaling their commitment to work toge ...
Saturday 16 Jun 2012
Global Environment Outlook-5 launched
Three years in the making and involving over 300 experts, the fifth edition of UNEP's Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) was officially launched 06 June 2012.
Wednesday 06 Jun 2012
World Remains on Unsustainable Track Despite Hundreds of Internationally Agreed Goals and Objectives
Rio, 6 June 2012 - The world continues to speed down an unsustainable path despite over 500 internationally agreed goals and objectives to support the sustainable management of the environment and improve human wellbeing, according to a new and ...
Wednesday 06 Jun 2012
GRID-Arendal trains youth climate activists in the Wadden Sea
(Arendal/Berlin - 18 April) From 23rd to 28th April, 21 young people from 15 European Countries will participate in the Wadden Sea Climate Training, and experience first-hand the world’s most important inter-tidal zone on the frontline of clima ...
Wednesday 18 Apr 2012
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