GRID Polar Division News

Towards GEO 6: Meeting Held in Berlin
October 8-10, 2013, Berlin, Germany - GRID-Arendal staff participated in the GEO5 evaluation team, promoted Polar and Cryosphere inputs for the new report, and discussed the role of collaborating centres with GEO project team.
Sunday 13 Oct 2013
EU Arctic Impact Assessment Workshop Held in Finland
October 2-4, 2013, Rovaniemi, Finland - GRID-Arendal staff helped organize, lead and summarize a stakeholder engagement workshop with over 80 participants from the European Arctic region.
Monday 07 Oct 2013
The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report was released
September 30, 2013 -The Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) has been released today by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). It provides a clear view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change.
Monday 30 Sep 2013
All reindeer pastures lead to Aoluguya
July 25, 2013, Aoluguya, Inner Mongolia, China –The 5th World Reindeer Herders’ Congress has begun!Reindeer herders from across the circumpolar Arctic, Mongolia and China have gathered in Aoluguya, Inner Mongolia – for what is the 5th World Reindeer Herders’ Congress.
Friday 26 Jul 2013
First videos of the Snowy Owl Talks released
The first videos of a series of short lectures on specific topics and ideas about the North has been released. These videos are an initiative of UArctic, and GRID-Arendal is responsible for the recording and production of these videos.
Tuesday 16 Jul 2013
Reindeer herders join in celebrations to mark World Environment Day
June 3, 2013, Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia– During the World Environment Day celebrations – hosted this year by the Government of Mongolia - the Nomadic Herders’ project has held a seminar/workshop on Monday 3rd June entitled “The Future for Reindeer Husbandry and Conservation in Mongolia’s Biodiversity Hotspot”.
Tuesday 04 Jun 2013
HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists
A number of grants will be awarded to Journalists reporting on climate change and other drivers of change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Deadline for applications is 25 June 2013.
Monday 03 Jun 2013
Many Strong Voices meets with partners in SIDS locations
Early 2013, Seychelles and Maldives - John Crump and Tiina Kurvits traveled to the Indian Ocean to meet with MSV partners and visit potential field work sites.
Saturday 01 Jun 2013
GRID-Arendal in Georgia to attend regional meeting
May 29 to 31, 2013, Tbilisi, Georgia - Members of GRID-Arendal and UNEP traveled to Georgia to participate in a regional meeting and discuss the development of a scientific network in the Caucasus mountain region.
Friday 31 May 2013
Arctic Biodiversity Assessment released
May 15, 2013, Kiruna, Sweden - The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Faunahas presented the "Arctic Biodiversity Assessment"to the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic Council countries at the Arctic Council Ministerial.
Wednesday 15 May 2013