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Personal reflections from a visit to Guinea-Bissau
Kari Synnøve Johansen recently travelled to Guinea Bissau to help run a regional workshop on linking marine ecosystem services and development planning.
Sunday 10 Apr 2016
"Just signing agreements is not enough" - World gathers in Nairobi next month to take action on environment
Last year saw the adoption of two groundbreaking environmental agreements on sustainable development and climate change.
Thursday 07 Apr 2016
Telling a Story (Map): Indigenous Peoples and the Arctic Council
Showing human experience in maps has always been a cartographic challenge. Mainly because it is so complex that it calls for simplification, especially when displaying the story of not one but millions of individuals.
Sunday 03 Apr 2016
Africa's "Blue Economy" key to a sustainable future: New policy handbook shows the way
Africa’s vast lakes and ocean resources are key to the future wealth and sustainable development of the continent – if properly used.
Sunday 03 Apr 2016
Sprinting to Finish Gender and Environment Report
How can gender issues be brought to the heart of environmental assessment and decision-making?
Tuesday 08 Mar 2016
Visualizing Future Challenges In The Arctic
All over the Arctic indigenous peoples are feeling the effects of human-induced changes to their livelihoods.
Friday 26 Feb 2016
[It shouldn't] rain at Arctic Frontiers
It’s not supposed to rain 350 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. In January. But the first day of this year’s Arctic Frontiers Conference was greeted by grey skies and showers. The snow – and howling wind – came at the end of the week.
Saturday 13 Feb 2016
Opinion: Conversations Beyond Development
There are more ideas on earth than intellectuals imagine. And these ideas are more active, stronger, more resistant, more passionate than "politicians" think. - Michel Foucault
Thursday 11 Feb 2016
All that the ocean does for us
How do we describe -- and measure -- everything the ocean does for us? This was a key question at the the third annual Mapping Ocean Wealth project meeting that GRID-Arendal recently attended in Miami, Florida.
Thursday 11 Feb 2016
More than a Billion People Depend on Wetlands for Livelihoods
Celebrated 2 February under the theme "Wetlands for our Future: Sustainable Livelihoods", the World Wetlands Day 2016 marks the 45th anniversary of signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. Over 800 events worldwide will highlight the vital ...
Tuesday 02 Feb 2016
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