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Historic milestone in West African maritime boundary delimitation reached with the support of GRID-Arendal
In a historic moment, the 7 West African States, represented by the Permanent Representative of Cabo Verde to the United Nations, Mr Fernando Jorge Wahnon Ferreira, lodged their submission for continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in New ...
Tuesday 10 Feb 2015
Inventory and development of monitoring programme for nature values in Estonian marine areas (NEMA)
GRID-Arendal has recently entered into a partnership with the Estonian Marine Institute (University of Tartu) and several other Estonian organisations to commence a new project to develop an inventory and a monitoring programme for Natural Valu ...
Thursday 22 Jan 2015
Arendal artist Anne Bulien's works on exhibit at the Green Knowledge Centre
A new exhibit that showcases the work of Arendal artist Anne Bulien opened on 17 January 2015 at No. 3 Kunst og Miljo Gallery at GRID-Arendal’s Green Knowledge Centre. The exhibition features 22 paintings and 5 drawings created by the artist be ...
Saturday 17 Jan 2015
Natural values of coasts to be harnessed for meeting the climate change challenge
A global initiative exploring how the values of carbon and other coastal ecosystem services can be harnessed for improved ecosystem management was launched last month in Abu Dhabi.
Friday 19 Dec 2014
New video about the Africa Environmental Information Network
The Africa Environmental Information Network (AfricaEIN) is a multi-stakeholder capacity building process that aims to harness and enhance access to information and knowledge to support the management of Africa's environmental resources as asse ...
Friday 21 Nov 2014
Norwegian Competence Network on Blue Forests Established
The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), GRID-Arendal and the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) have become the pioneering founders of a new Norwegian initiative to strengthen and share national competence on ‘blue forest’ habitats.
Thursday 13 Nov 2014
Fish Carbon – Meeting the Climate Change Challenge
In response to the call by the United Nations to provide innovative solutions to address the climate challenge and to prevent global biodiversity loss, GRID-Arendal, a centre collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), a ...
Thursday 06 Nov 2014
At the Edge: Third Arctic NGO Forum Workshop to be held in Iceland
The changing environment and increased interest in large-scale development are putting pressure on the Arctic coastlines and wetlands. As part of its continuing exploration of important regional issues, the Arctic NGO Forum will host a workshop ...
Wednesday 29 Oct 2014
Arctic Transformations to Sustainability
What kind of knowledge is needed to make the right decisions in the Arctic? Some participants at Arctic Circle Conference will take part in an interactive session that will try to come up with some answers.
Wednesday 29 Oct 2014
GRID-Arendal to Participate in International Days 2014 for the 4th Year running!!
This year GRID-Arendal will be hosting 5 events in its Green Knowledge Centre and around Teaterplassen 3 in conjunction with the celebration of International Days 2014 in Arendal. International Days is an annual communicty event jointly organiz ...
Monday 20 Oct 2014
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