Publications

GRID-Arendal has produced publications, in both printed and electronic formats, on a wide range of issues related to the environment.

Best Practices in Environmental Information Management in Africa: The Uganda Case Study
Environmental management in Uganda was first accorded the attention it deserves with the creation of the Ministry of Environment Protection in 1986.Follow ...
15 Feb 2009
A Case for Climate Neutrality
These case studies convey frank and personal testimony activities. Several of these case studies relate examples where surrounding the challenges, rewards ...
28 Nov 2008
Environment and Security: Transforming risks into cooperation
The case of the Eastern Caspian Region This report examines the role and impact of environmental factors in securing human safety and sustained developme ...
12 Nov 2008
Vital Water Graphics - 2nd Edition (2008)
An Overview of the State of the World’s Fresh and Marine Waters The report presents an overview, through a set of graphics, maps and other illustrations ...
28 Oct 2008
Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
A new UNEP publication, written and produced by GRID-Arendal for World Environment Day 2008, shows how various levels of society can work towards climate ...
10 Jul 2008
World Heritage and the Arctic - International Expert Meeting
The UNESCO World Heritage Centre, jointly with the Nordic World Heritage Foundation (NWHF) and with the generous support by the Prince Albert II Foundatio ...
02 Jul 2008
Environment & Poverty Times No. 5
The paper features a collection of short articles, maps, graphics and other illustrations that focuses on the complex links between environment and povert ...
05 Jun 2008
In Dead Water
Merging of Climate Change With Pollution, Over-Harvest, and Infestations in the World's Fishing Grounds A rapid response report that mapsthe multiple an ...
15 Apr 2008
The Last Stand of the Orangutan
State of Emergency: Illegal Logging, Fire and Palm Oil in Indonesia's National Parks The survival of orangutans and other rain forest wildlife in Indones ...
17 Oct 2007
Vital Caspian Graphics - Challenges Beyond Caviar
We often associate the Caspian Sea with caviar that is legally or illegally finding its way to our tables, but overlook the footprints left by a number of ...
29 Jul 2007
Global Outlook for Ice & Snow
The “Global Outlook for Ice & Snow” is a special and unique UNEP report launched to mark World Environment Day on 5 June 2007. Snow and ice, with their la ...
04 Jun 2007
Vital Ozone Graphics
"Vital Ozone Graphics – resource kit for journalists" is a joint publication of UNEP DTIE OzonAction and GRID-Arendal. It features 30+ new graphics explai ...
29 May 2007
Balkan Vital Graphics
Environmental protection is one of the areas where the Balkan countries still face a big challenge to catch up with their western neighbours. After the 19 ...
29 Apr 2007
Vital Climate Graphics - Update
The publication of this second edition was prompted by the popularity of the first edition and the obvious need for providing updated information to our r ...
15 Jan 2007
Vital Arctic Graphics
The fate of the Arctic environment deserves global consideration. The Arctic is the world’s last continuous, undeveloped and unexploited coastal and marin ...
15 Jun 2006
Our Precious Coasts
Marine pollution, climate change and the resilience of coastal ecosystems. The ability of coral reefs to survive in a globally-warming world may cruciall ...
29 Apr 2006
Vital Waste Graphics 2
The second edition of Vital Waste Graphics looks at the lifecycle of products and provides a wealth of data, text and graphics that shed a light on types ...
23 Apr 2006
Planet in Peril: An Atlas of Current Threats to People and the Environment
This Atlas illustrates through texts and beautifully rendered maps, graphics and diagramsa holistic and well-researched analysis of today’s global issues ...
11 Mar 2006
Mining for Closure: Policies, practises and guidelines for sustainable mining and closure of mines
Mining for Closure – Policies and guidelines for sustainable mining practice and closure of mines aims to present a basis for action within South Eastern ...
29 Sep 2005
Environment and Poverty Times #4 (Sep 2005)
A new edition of theEnvironment and Poverty Times was launched at the World Summit 2005 in New York. The paper focuses on the vital role of environment in ...
15 Sep 2005
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