Threatened by the building of dams, mountain cabins and hydroelectric schemes Europe's last remaining reindeer population is in peril. So writes the New Scientist after a scientific article written by GRID-Arendal and the World Conservation Monitoring Center published in Biological Conservation this month. Other international media have also covered the findings in the scientific article.
Thursday 18 Dec 2003
Natural disasters, the lion’s share of which were weather-related catastrophes, cost the world over $60 billion in 2003 up from around $55 billion the year before.
Wednesday 10 Dec 2003
Many low altitude ski resorts face economic hardship and even ruin as a result of global warming, a new study launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) concludes.
Tuesday 02 Dec 2003
Thirtytwo of the annex one countries to the Kyoto Protocol had their updated emissions graphics launched at the opening day of the Conference of the Parties (COP 9) in Milan, Italy. Countries like the Netherlands and Norway are still far from reaching their Kyoto targets, whereas Germany and Sweden are beyond their goals. GRID-Arendal produced this fourth volume of graphics and they are all downloadable from our web site.
Monday 01 Dec 2003