Why value the oceans? A discussion paper - February 2012
Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the planet, yet we are just beginning to discover the extent of the resources, both biotic and abiotic, that lie beneath their surfaces. We are also just be ...
Published to 'Why value the oceans?' 22 Feb 2012
Women at the frontline of climate change - Gender risks and hopes
Women are often in the frontline in respect to the impacts of a changing climate. Globally the world is seeing increasingly frequent droughts and floods which are having economic but also profou ...
Published to 'Women at the frontline of climate change' 06 Dec 2011
Climate Change in Eastern Europe, Russian, 2011
The publication prepared by Zoi in cooperation with GRID-Arendal and the Environment and Security initiative explores the impacts of climate change on Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine. The three cou ...
Published to 'Book' 21 Sep 2011
Coal Land - Faces of Donetsk
In this publication we have tried to collect data, thoughts and impressions from several years of cooperation between the Environment and Security initiative and the people and authorities of Do ...
Published to 'Book' 16 Feb 2011
State of Environment - Information Networking in Rwanda
During the preparation of the first Rwanda State of Environment and Outlook in 2009, it became evident that there is a lack of reliable core datasets and indicators on the environment. As such t ...
Published to 'Rwanda EIN' 04 Jan 2011
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 concerns over environmental impacts. UN ...
Published to 'Many Strong Voices' 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 produced within the popular Vital Graph ...
Published to 'Vital GEO Graphics' 19 Nov 2009
3 reports are available as Interactive e-books:
* "Water Storage - A strategy for climate change adaptation in the Himalayas"
* "The Changing Himalayas"
* "Local Responses to Too Much and To ...
Published to 'Himalaya reports' 04 Nov 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 experts at GRID-Arendal and UNEP in collabora ...
Published to 'Blue Carbon' 14 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 contribution to poverty alleviation effort ...
Published to 'Environment & Poverty Times No. 6' 09 Sep 2009
The Uganda Atlas - Evidence of Uganda’s changing environment
The Uganda Atlas of Our Changing Environment, prepared by the National Environmental Management Authority of Uganda, provides extensive scientific evidence of Uganda’s changing environment. Mode ...
Published to 'The Uganda atlas' 04 Sep 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 production may become lost due to environm ...
Published to 'The Environmental Food Crisis' 17 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 and occasional influencing those “upstr ...
Published to 'A case for Climate Neutrality' 28 Nov 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 neutrality. Written and reviewed by expe ...
Published to 'Kick the Habit' 10 Jul 2008
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 large areas but relatively small volumes, ...
Published to 'Complete collection' 04 Jun 2007