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GRID-Arendal receives "Grønt Stipend" Award
GRID-Arendal was awarded a "Grønt Stipend" ("green scholarship") amounting to NOK 420,000 by the County of Aust-Agder to develop the web-based prototype for a collective transport system - a private car-pooling scheme - that would be a first fo ...
Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
GEO-5 Summary for Policy Makers Released at UNEP Governing Council
The latest report from the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) process - the GEO-5 Summary for Policy Makers report was released 20 February. This product, specifically targeted to decision-makers, is part of the rigorous GEO-5 scientific assessme ...
Monday 20 Feb 2012
Linking Tourism and Conservation Survey
We are pleased to announce a new GRID-Arendal Linking Tourism and Conservation survey. This survey is aimed at collecting information on existing global Sustainable Tourism initiatives that support protected areas. With this survey we hope to i ...
Friday 03 Feb 2012
GRID-Arendal delivers media training to the next generation of Arctic researchers
21 January 2011 - Lawrence Hislop from GRID-Arendal led a training workshop together with the ReCo project at University of Tromso. The workshop involved PhD students who are using new communication technologies to help explain their research. ...
Thursday 26 Jan 2012
New UN iPhone Application Highlights Role of Ecosystems in Tackling Climate Change
Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) / Nairobi - How many mangroves does it take to offset a transatlantic flight? What consumer actions can we take to reduce damage to rainforests?
Tuesday 13 Dec 2011
New iPhone Application Highlights Role of Ecosystems in Tackling Climate Change
A free iPhone application, named Blue and REDD Carbon, was launched today at the official opening of the One UN Pavillion at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Tuesday 13 Dec 2011
Women Most at Risk from Climate Disasters, Says UN Report
Launched on December 6th at a side event of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP 17, a new UNEP publication, entitled ‘Women at the frontline of climate change - Gender risks and hopes, A rapid Response Assessm ...
Tuesday 06 Dec 2011
Women Most at Risk from Climate Disasters, Says UN Report
Durban / Nairobi, 6 December 2011 - Women, particularly those living in mountain regions in developing countries, are facing disproportionately high risks to their livelihoods and health from climate change, as well as associated risks such as ...
Tuesday 06 Dec 2011
Follow the latest updates from John Crump, GRID-Arendal's senior climate advisor at COP 17
John Crump is GRID-Arendal's Senior Climate Change Advisor. He is currently covering the negotiations in Durban for the office, and promoting the work of Many Strong Voices, a programme which links the Arctic and Small Island Developing States ...
Monday 28 Nov 2011
Frequent travellers of the animal world at risk - New UNEP/CMS report on ecological networks
Across the planet millions of animals travel with the seasons from one location to the next. Not unlike modern transport systems with interconnected airports, road and railway grids, migratory species depend on a network of habitats and corrido ...
Monday 21 Nov 2011
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