Tromsø, Norway to Host World Environment Day 2007
A range of events, reflecting the threats from global warming to the people and wildlife across the world, are to be staged in Norway’s most northerly city Tromsø as well as the capital Oslo and other Norwegian cities. 2007 also marks the start of International Polar Year.
Monday 22 May 2006
Many Small Voices workshop
The Polar Programme will host the first development meeting for the Many Small Voices Project, March 20-21 in Ottawa, Canada
Wednesday 15 Mar 2006
UNEP statement regarding sealing campaign
GRID-Arendal has recently been approached by Indigenous Peoples organizations that have seen UNEP's logo on the web-site of the company Wildlife Works. This has been incorrectly interpreted as UNEP support to anti-sealing campaigns. UNEP adhers to the principle of sustainable use, and endorses the rights of Indigenous Peoples to carry out their traditional activities within the principle of sustainable use.
Thursday 23 Feb 2006
GEO Year Book 2006 launched in Dubai
The GEO Year Book 2006 is the third annual survey of the changing global environment produced by the United Nations Environment Programme, in collaboration with many world experts in environmental research and action. Joan Eamer at GRID-Arendal had the responsbility for the polar section.
Tuesday 14 Feb 2006
Maps and Graphics
The graphic products section of this web-site has been revised and is now connected with the main GRID-Arendal maps and graphics database.
Wednesday 25 Jan 2006
"Many Small Voices" - Tropics and Arctic meet at Arctic Day
GRID-Arendal's Polar Programme is organizing a roundtable discussion at the coming UN Climate Convention meeting in Montreal (COP XI). The theme of the roundtable is Climate Change in Vulnerable Regions - the Arctic and Small Island Developing States and will take place on Arctic Day, Tuesday, December 6 in Montréal.
Thursday 10 Nov 2005
Minor site update
Minor site update -- added some more information on the front page + activities
Tuesday 13 Sep 2005