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GRID-Arendal and Alf Ring Kleiven organizes public screening of “The End of the Line" - 17 Feb 2010
Overfishing may mean the end for many large fish originated in the ocean. This is a potential disaster that is closer than most realize. Many fish species are reduced by up to 80-90%. Not only will this make the dinner table more tiresome for us ...
Friday 12 Feb 2010
UN 2008 Greenhouse Gas Footprint, launched on Tuesday, December 15 by UNEP and EMG
The institutions of the UN system are responding to the Secretary-General's call to make its in-house practices alongside its field operations more climate-friendly and environmentally sustainable. This publication presents the first greenh ...
Thursday 17 Dec 2009
Portraits of Resilience New Online Photo Collection launched for COP-15
Many Strong Voices is pleased to announce the launching of new online photo galleries from the Portraits of Resilience project. Many of these photos are being exhibited as part of a Portraits Exhibition at the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen ...
Wednesday 09 Dec 2009
GA hosts public screening of The Age of Stupid, 2 December at Kino 1 in Arendal
No one likes being preached to, and that doesn't bode well for any documentary that sets out to tackle climate change. The latest attempt at this is a semi futuristic, semi-documentary film called The Age of Stupid. It kicks off in 2055, on a flo ...
Tuesday 01 Dec 2009
ECORA Report now available in both English and Russian
An Integrated Ecosystem Management Approach to Conserve Biodiversity prepared by Tiina Kurvits, Thor Larsen, and Evgeny Kuznetsov for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council, was released at the recen ...
Wednesday 18 Nov 2009
Celebrating 20 Years! GRID-Arendal celebrates milestone
In August 2009, GRID-Arendal celebrates its 20th -year anniversary.
Tuesday 28 Jul 2009
EarthWire Marine - New EarthWire edition launched
GRID-Arendal is proud to launch its newest edition of EarthWire. EarthWire Marine is an environment news service that brings the latest news on the marine environment to you daily. The service collects news from media sources on the Internet, ...
Tuesday 09 Jun 2009
Jumping into the water to save the oceans
GRID-Arendal staff celebrates World Oceans Day to highlight the many ways in which oceans contribute to society by jumping into the water just outside their offices at Rådhusbrygge at 12 o’clock on Monday 8 June. Local politicians, companies and ...
Monday 08 Jun 2009
Your planet needs you! UNite to combat climate change on World Environment Day
GRID-Arendal joins in the annual celebration of World Environment Day. Two UNEP reports, The Natural Fix? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation and Vital Forest Graphics will be released on 5 June 2009 in Oslo and in Arendal, Norway. Bot ...
Friday 05 Jun 2009
The Environmental Food Crisis launched at the 17th session of the UNCSD
The report, “The Environmental Food Crisis”, was launched at the 17 th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development in New York today. It provides some new and sobering costs on how environmental degradation might impact food productio ...
Thursday 14 May 2009