This programme promotes the need to value and protect Africa’s natural resource base
This programme promotes the need to value and protect Africa’s natural resource base
This programme advances innovative nature-based coastal and marine climate solutions.
Environmental crime is a threat to sustainable development, particularly to the environment, security and the global economy.
Through a variety of products, tools and activities, GRID-Arendal meets new communication challenges by clearly and openly communicating ...
This programme encourages innovative thinking about how marine resources are used and managed in Africa and the Pacific.
Developing ways to capture the fundamental role of healthy ecosystems for social and economic development.
This programme supports the assessment of the environment and promotes improved governance of human activities impacting the environment
The polar and high mountains are the planet’s barometers, telling us a great deal about the present and future effects of climate change.
The University of the Arctic is a cooperative network of more than 170 universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations.
A series of policy assessments for different global mountain regions is being produced by GRID-Arendal and UN Environment.
Developing innovative tools to communicate using maps
The Marine Debris Action Planner (MDAP) is a project funded by Innovation Norway in which GRID-Arendal and SALT are developing a service...
This initiative builds on a 2014 joint submission to the UN to extend continental shelves beyond the current limit of 200 nautical miles.
Reindeer herders are facing lost pastures and land fragmentation caused by industrial development and other land-use changes.
This site provides a home for the international blue carbon community. It serves as a platform to share experiences and information...
Delivery of lectures to Master student at University in Agder
Every couple of years UN Environment takes the global environmental temperature.
Supporting the Interim Secretariat with the implementation of the Convention Program of Work and the organization of COP6.
Nunataryuk is a Horizon 2020 project which investigates the impact of permafrost thaw in Arctic coastal areas .
Maps of seafloor habitats are important predictors of biodiversity and a key input into marine spatial planning
The project delivers products of Earth Observation data to understand and monitor changes to ecosystems.
Gap analysis of existing data and information on rangelands and pastoralism
This project will continue to assist with the communication needs and expert advice needed by Blue Solutions.
A Rapid Response Assessment to support the Global Peatlands Initiative.
The Mami Wata project applies and develops capacity on Integrated Ocean Management in countries of the African Atlantic coast.
The project highlights both the challenges and the solutions for sound waste management in mountain regions.
With raising global consumption patterns the amounts of waste increases, and scrupulous waste management is threatened with the illegal...
The project seeks to develop and disseminate knowledge towards enhancing wastewater management and sanitation services delivery in Africa.
The network’s goal is to advance the blue forest approach in addressing climate change and meeting the SDGs
This programme focuses on leadership issues related to natural resources, strengthen leadership and management competencies and mind-set
Responding to the call from the UN Environment and the Global Environment Facility for innovative actions to help address climate change...
The impacts of marine plastic pollution range from ecological to socioeconomic, and cost the world at least US$8 billion dollars per year.
The ResilienSEA project aims to enhance the scientific expertise and management of seagrass meadows in seven West Africa countries.
Making European data available to support the Maritime Spatial Planning and the Blue Economy
The Blue Forests Project is a global initiative focused on harnessing the values associated with coastal carbon and ecosystem services...
We are coordinating the development of a Rapid Response Assessment to assess critical research gaps related to Arctic coastal permafrost.
ResponSEAble - Protecting the ocean: our collective responsibility, our common interest - Supporting the development of cost-effective ocean
HICAP is producing knowledge on how climate change affects natural resources, ecosystem services, and the communities that depend on them.
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As part of its awareness programme, GRID-Arendal has prepared this collection of feature-rich eBook versions of selected publication...
Develop and pilot tools and approaches for area based planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ).
Marine litter is everywhere: it is abundant even in the remote Arctic. Moreover, the Arctic Ocean may act as a sink for debris drifting ...
Combatting Criminal Fisheries in the SIDS (CrimFish) Pirate fishing (fisheries theft or poaching) by nationals of one country in another...
This project works with 14 Pacific Islands Countries to finalise extended continental shelf boundaries.
In response to increasing urgency in the need for targeted and acute information on the environment, UNEP has initiated a special report...
The goal of the project is to strengthen knowledge management capacity and promote scaled-up learning of disseminated experiences...
This project is providing maps and data to support marine spatial planning in the Pacific
This IUCN-led project is a four-year collaboration that addresses Aichi Target 11.
Increasing awareness of environmental crime issues through financial support to investigative environmental journalists
Building on the "Ocean and Us" publication, the Ecosystem Services related Blue Solutions and GEF Blue Forests work, the Architect will...
In order to inform environmental and development policy-making processes, UNEP keeps under review the state of the world environment.
Many countries are currently facing development challenges due to interrelated issues causing fragility.
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
GRID-Arendal is managing the development of updated Integrated Enviromental Assessment guidelines for UN Environment
Improving the understanding of carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services that coastal and marine ecosystems provide in Abu Dhabi.
Support is being provided to the Tehran Convention Secretariat to contributes to peace and security in the Caspian region.
Meeting the environmental, social and governance challenges of non-renewable resource extraction.
The Blue Solutions Initiative develops capacity and supports knowledge exchange on successful approaches to marine and coastal management.
The practice of integrated environmental assessment (IEA) has evolved significantly since the last set of guidance which was developed by UN
UNEP and GRID-Arendal are entering into this SSFA with the overall objective of co-operating on providing assistance with the deployment...
Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain...
Since 2006, GRID-Arendal has taken part in the annual celebration of Internasjonale Dager, a week-long event in late October...
The objective of the Polaris program is to respond to the evolving demands for space-based monitoring of the Polar Regions
GRID-Arendal and the University College London coordinate Many Strong Voices that brings together people from the Arctic and Small Island...
The MASTREC project focuses on the detection of trafficking of illegal rosewood from Madagascar and illegal charcoal from Somalia/Kenya.
Our work in this area responds to the growing demand from decision makers to better manage human activities and their impact on marine biodiversity and ecosystems.
Using cloud computing to analyse marine protected areas
The project will produce an Atlas of Lake Victoria’s Changing Environment, including training for local experts to create similar atlases
The project will produce an Atlas of the Limpopo River Basin’s Changing Environment, with a particular focus on drought and floods
This pilot project develops a shoreline map to define coastal areas with different likelihood of accumulating beach litter.
Phone app developed specifically for custom officers and the police to help track down Environmental Crime Waste Trafficking
GRID-Arendal’s Green Economy Programme supports UN Environment to meet policy, modelling, capacity building and reporting goals for its Green Economy work.
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...
The Blue Guardians program is an international partnership to enhance climate resiliency for Small Island Developing States with a focus...