University Course in Marine Management
Delivery of lectures to Master student at University in Agder
Delivery of lectures to Master student at University in Agder
Increasing awareness of environmental crime issues through financial support to investigative environmental journalists
The ECOTIP project investigates ecosystem tipping points and their cascading effects in the Arctic, from melting ice to changing fisheries.
The Mami Wata project applies and develops capacity on Integrated Ocean Management in countries of the African Atlantic coast.
Marine litter is everywhere and unfortunately, the Arctic Ocean is no exception.
Norwegian Infrastructure for Drone-based research, mapping and monitoring in the coastal zone
Developing innovative tools to communicate using maps
Develop and pilot tools and approaches for area based planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ).
Using information from Earth Observation technology to reduce environmental and human insecurity
This project is providing maps and data to support marine spatial planning in the Pacific
This theme advances innovative nature-based coastal and marine climate solutions.
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Nunataryuk is a Horizon 2020 project which investigates the impact of permafrost thaw in Arctic coastal areas .
The goal of the project is to strengthen knowledge management capacity and promote scaled-up learning of disseminated experiences...
The ResilienSEA project aims to enhance the scientific expertise and management of seagrass meadows in seven West Africa countries.
The project aims to raise awareness, promote leadership and strengthen cooperation to reduce marine pollution in the region.
A research project funded by the Norwegian Environment Agency (2017-2020) on climate adaptation, carbon capture and long-term storage.
Marine litter and plastic pollution are global issues that affect the whole world.
Maps of seafloor habitats are important predictors of biodiversity and a key input into marine spatial planning
Making European data available to support the Maritime Spatial Planning and the Blue Economy
The network’s goal is to advance the blue forest approach in addressing climate change and meeting the SDGs
Globally, around one million plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction...
This special series of reports fills the need for targeted and timely information about environmental challenges.
Enhancing governments’ presence at sea through the provision of low-cost intelligent technological solutions and local capacity building.
This activity will develop a strategic blue carbon assessment for the West African region.
GRID-Arendal's office is in an environmentally friendly building centrally located in the idyllic Tyholmen area Arendal
In order to inform environmental and development policy-making processes, UNEP keeps under review the state of the world environment.
Developing a strategic roadmap to help guide the transition to circular plastic economies at local, national and global scales.
Developing and disseminating knowledge towards enhancing wastewater management and sanitation service delivery in Africa.
This initiative builds on a 2014 joint submission to the UN to extend continental shelves beyond the current limit of 200 nautical miles.
Strong governance of marine and terrestrial systems results in a healthy and productive natural environment.
Environmentally sound management of household waste is one of the challenges faced by national governments and municipalities.
The Marine Debris Action Planner (MDAP) is a project funded by Innovation Norway in which GRID-Arendal and SALT are developing a service...
The Blue Forests Project is a global initiative focused on harnessing the values associated with coastal carbon and ecosystem services...
The project delivers products of Earth Observation data to understand and monitor changes to ecosystems.
This programme focuses on leadership issues related to natural resources, strengthen leadership and management competencies and mind-set
As part of its awareness programme, GRID-Arendal has prepared this collection of feature-rich eBook versions of selected publication...
A Rapid Response Assessment to support the Global Peatlands Initiative.
The Resilient Mountain Solutions (RMS) is an initiative developed and led by ICIMOD.
Capacity development to access risks in the coastal zone associated with climate change
The University of the Arctic is a cooperative network of more than 170 universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations.
Supporting the Interim Secretariat with the implementation of the Convention Program of Work and the organization of COP6.
With raising global consumption patterns the amounts of waste increases, and scrupulous waste management is threatened with the illegal...
GRID-Arendal is supporting release of the Nordic Council report "Possible Elements of a New Global Agreement to Prevent Plastic Pollution".
Marine litter is found even in the most remote parts of the Arctic.
Responding to the call from the UN Environment and the Global Environment Facility for innovative actions to help address climate change...
Marine litter and plastic pollution in the ocean is affecting ecosystems, economies and societies around the world.
This project will continue to assist with the communication needs and expert advice needed by Blue Solutions.
This project works with 14 Pacific Islands Countries to finalise extended continental shelf boundaries.
The project highlights both the challenges and the solutions for sound waste management in mountain regions.
A panel discussion on nature & the solutions it provides to tackle climate, biodiversity & pollution crises to secure a sustainable future.
ResponSEAble - Protecting the ocean: our collective responsibility, our common interest - Supporting the development of cost-effective ocean
The project will produce an Atlas of Lake Victoria’s Changing Environment, including training for local experts to create similar atlases
GRID-Arendal is managing the development of updated Integrated Enviromental Assessment guidelines for UN Environment
Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain...
The practice of integrated environmental assessment (IEA) has evolved significantly since the last set of guidance which was developed by UN
GRID-Arendal celebrates its 30th Anniversary on 13 August 2019 during Arendalsuka
Reindeer herders are facing lost pastures and land fragmentation caused by industrial development and other land-use changes.
Every couple of years UN Environment takes the global environmental temperature.
GRID-Arendal’s Green Economy Programme supports UN Environment to meet policy, modelling, capacity building and reporting goals for its Green Economy work.
Using cloud computing to analyse marine protected areas
The objective of the Polaris program is to respond to the evolving demands for space-based monitoring of the Polar Regions
The Blue Solutions Initiative develops capacity and supports knowledge exchange on successful approaches to marine and coastal management.
Since 2006, GRID-Arendal has taken part in the annual celebration of Internasjonale Dager, a week-long event in late October...
Improving the understanding of carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services that coastal and marine ecosystems provide in Abu Dhabi.
HICAP is producing knowledge on how climate change affects natural resources, ecosystem services, and the communities that depend on them.
GRID-Arendal and the University College London coordinate Many Strong Voices that brings together people from the Arctic and Small Island...
This pilot project develops a shoreline map to define coastal areas with different likelihood of accumulating beach litter.
The Global Tailings Portal is a public, searchable database with detailed information on more than 1,700 mine tailings dams around the world
The project Droughts in the Anthropocene will showcase and present selected case studies from around the world related to droughts and water
We coordinated development of a Rapid Response Assessment to assess critical research gaps related to Arctic coastal permafrost.
A series of policy assessments for different global mountain regions is being produced by GRID-Arendal and UN Environment.
Support is being provided to the Tehran Convention Secretariat to contributes to peace and security in the Caspian region.
The MASTREC project focuses on the detection of trafficking of illegal rosewood from Madagascar and illegal charcoal from Somalia/Kenya.
The Blue Guardians program is an international partnership to enhance climate resiliency for Small Island Developing States with a focus...
GRID-Arendal is developing a Masters Programme in Holistic Ocean Management (HOME) with Agder University in Norway and NMMU in South Africa.
UNEP has decided to re-boot the process of submitting a GEF Proposal related to TEEB4OC. This development project will focus on the step...