A news portal dedicated to climate change has been launched. The site will be updated every morning with links to climate change articles from english language media world wide.
Thursday 16 Dec 2004
"Vital Waste Graphics" released today
As part of the Seventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention held in Geneva at the Palais des Nations from 25 to 28 October 2004, a new publication, “Vital Waste Graphics”, is launched today.
Thursday 28 Oct 2004
New UNEP report warns of threats to unique Arctic ecosystem
Over-fishing of cod and haddock, nuclear waste storage, the invasion of the Red King crab and a projected six-fold increase in oil and gas transportation are some of the issues threatening the unique Barents Sea Arctic ecosystem scientists are warning.
Tuesday 24 Aug 2004
UK’s premier environmental news portal launched by Minister Elliot Morley
GRID-Arendal today launched what it intends to be the premier online information portal for the latest environmental news in and around the UK. The initiative, called EarthWire/UK (www.earthwire.org/uk) gives you a snap-shot of the day’s most important environment and sustainable development stories from the United Kingdom.
Tuesday 13 Jul 2004
Forest loss catastrophic for wild bamboo
Urgent action is needed to protect one of the world’s most ancient life forms and the species that depend on it. A new study estimates that as many as half of the world’s 1200 woody bamboo species may be in danger of extinction as a result of massive forest destruction.
Friday 14 May 2004
New E-Learner published
The future strategy of the GVU is the main topic of this edition of the E-Learner which can be downloaded here. New courses are also described. You can still sign up to receive the newsletter and from June it will also be available in an email version.
Monday 19 Apr 2004