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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
Food Security in a Changing Climate - Hindu Kush Himalaya Collaboration
Partners of a joint project tackling issues related to climate change adaptation, food security and gender issues in the Hindu Kush Himalayas shared insights with Norwegian bureaucrats, community leaders, and the public in a half-day seminar on ...
Thursday 21 Aug 2014
Visioning our Ocean of Tomorrow - Workshop
GRID-Arendal continues its celebration of its 25th year anniversary by hosting a two-day workshop on marine and ecosystem management “Visioning our Ocean of Tomorrow” from 21-22 August 2014.
Thursday 21 Aug 2014
UNEP Renews Commitment with Major Partner GRID-Arendal on its 25th Anniversary
Arendal, Norway, 14 August 2014 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and itscollaborating centre GRID-Arendal today signed a new Framework Agreement through which theNorwegian foundation agreed to renew its cooperation with UNEP on ...
Monday 18 Aug 2014
GRID-Arendal celebrates its 25th Anniversary
The celebration take place on August 14-15, 2014 and will coincide with Norway’s top political summer event and arena for informal discussions, theArendalsuka.Arendalsukais an annual forum where top national actors from politics, society and bu ...
Friday 04 Jul 2014
First Digital Global Seafloor Geomorphic Features Map Published
Arendal, 12 June 2014 –The first digital, global-scale, geomorphic features map (GSFM) of the oceans was recently published by GRID-Arendal, Geoscience Australia and Conservation International.
Monday 23 Jun 2014