Publications

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

Many Strong Voices - Turning Vulnerability into Strength
Climate change presents the human race with profound choices that go beyond the current debate over new technologies, economic, and social costs and even ...
14 Dec 2009
Vital GEO Graphics
“Vital GEO Graphics” is an electronic booklet that is based on the UNEP publication Global Environment Outlook 4 (GEO-4). This is one of many publications ...
19 Nov 2009
Environment and Security issues in the Southern Mediterranean Region
If not addressed and resolved, environmental problems – water shortages, land degradation, pollution – can become security threats. In this respect the Me ...
19 Nov 2009
Himalaya reports
3 reports are available as Interactive e-books: * "Water Storage - A strategy for climate change adaptation in the Himalayas" * "The Changing Himalaya ...
04 Nov 2009
Khaidarkan Mercury - Addressing primary mercury mining in Kyrgyzstan
UNEP and UNITAR are pleased to present to you this overview document outlining the situation regarding the world’s last known exporting mercury mine – at ...
20 Oct 2009
Blue Carbon - The Role of Healthy Oceans in Binding Carbon
A new Rapid Response Assessment report released 14 October 2009 at the Diversitas Conference, Cape Town Conference Centre, South Africa. Compiled by exper ...
14 Oct 2009
Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Food Security in the Canadian Arctic
Canada is internationally recognized as an economically wealthy and progressive country. Hunger is not an image that many associate with a G8 country that s ...
12 Oct 2009
Towards sustainable energy services for households and small businesses – barriers and recommendations
Today households and small businesses in developing countries are often dependent on using traditional bioenergy solutions such as cooking on open fire. T ...
04 Oct 2009
Environment & Poverty Times No. 6
The theme of the 6th issue of Environment and Poverty Times is resource efficiency as a catalyst for a greening of the world economy and its subsequent co ...
09 Sep 2009
Uganda - Atlas of out Changing Environment
The Uganda Atlas of Our Changing Environment, prepared by the National Environmental Management Authority of Uganda, provides extensive scientific evidenc ...
04 Sep 2009
Reindeer husbandry and Barents 2030 - Impacts of future Petroleum Development on Reindeer husbandry
The future for reindeer husbandry in the barents region is highly dependent on the availability of grazing land. Extensive oil and gas development will li ...
11 Aug 2009
The Natural Fix? The Role of Ecosystems in Climate Mitigation
A rapid response assessment report released by UNEP to mark World Environment Day 2009 indicates thatboosting investments in conservation, restoration and ...
05 Jun 2009
Vital Forest Graphics
A publication of theUN Environment Programme, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the UN Forum on Forests that serves as an advocacy tool to prom ...
05 Jun 2009
An Integrated Ecosystem Management Approach to Conserve Biodiversity
The report highlights some of the main achievements of ECORA over the last 5 years. The project results represent the efforts of many people and organizat ...
15 May 2009
The Environmental Food Crisis
The Environment's Role in Averting Future Food Crises A new rapid response assessment report released by UNEP warns that up to 25% of the world’s food pr ...
17 Feb 2009
Climate in Peril - A popular guide to the latest IPCC reports
This book presents the substance of the Climate Change 2007 Synthesis Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in simplified language and s ...
16 Feb 2009
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
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