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Bigger Than Elephants
Can journalism help fight environmental crime? That question was debated during Arendalsuka by a panel that brought together politicians, journalists, and leaders from the United Nations and WWF Norway.
Wednesday 02 Sep 2015
Challenge and Opportunity: Environmental Issues You Heard About
GRID-Arendal and its partners Gard, SKUP and the Norwegian Blue Forest Network used this year’s Arendalsuka to explore a range of important environmental issues. The series of discussions was called Challenge and Opportunity: Environmental Issu ...
Tuesday 18 Aug 2015
GRID-Arendal at Arendalsuka 2015 - We invite interested individuals and organizations to take part in three public events
GRID-Arendal invites interested individuals and organizations to take part in three public events jointly organized by GRID-Arendal and other organizations in conjunction with Arendalsuka 2015, an annual forum in Norway for seminars, panel deba ...
Friday 24 Jul 2015
Applications invited for regional training workshop on climate change adaptation
TheHimalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP)is a pioneering collaboration among three organizations –CICERO, ICIMOD and GRID-Arendal - aimed at contributing to enhanced resilience of mountain communities, particularly women, through ...
Thursday 16 Jul 2015
Sturgeon Poaching and Illegal Caviar Trade in the Northern Caspian
GRID-Arendal orgaized a media tour to Astrakhan (Russia) from 19 to 23 May 2015 to assess the sturgeon poaching situation in the Northern Caspian. Sixteen journalists from the region participated.
Wednesday 01 Jul 2015
GRID-Arendal to produce Vital Graphics on marine litter
These days, GRID-Arendal has started working on a publication on marine litter. The aim isto increase awareness on the topic of marine litter and improve the understanding of its causes, sources, pathways and impacts. It will illustrate ongoing ...
Tuesday 30 Jun 2015
GRID-Arendal on the move: National Waste Management Conference in Norway
Ieva Rucevska participated in the national waste management conference in Norway (Avfallskonferansen 2015) and presented the findings of the UNEP publication Waste Crimes, Waste Risks: Gaps and Challenges In the Waste Sectorthat was prepared by ...
Thursday 18 Jun 2015
Coastal Cleanup Day in Arendal
More than 50 volunteers scoured the beaches at Hove on Saturday, 9 May, picking up marine debris. The event was part of Strandryddedagen, the annual, nationwide volunteer effort to clean the beaches of Norway.
Sunday 07 Jun 2015
GRID-Arendal led the Second Preparatory Committee Meeting for COP6 of Tehran Convention
The Second Preparatory Committee meeting for COP6 of the Tehran Convention was held 31 May - 3 June 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The meeting was attended by representatives of all five Caspian states and chaired by Frits Schlingemann of GRID-Arendal.
Thursday 04 Jun 2015
Biggest Day for Positive Environmental Action Kicks off with a Call to ‘Consume with Care’
World Environment Day (WED), the UN’s principal vehicle to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment, will be celebrated around the world on 5 June with a call to governments, communities and individuals to improve their cons ...
Sunday 31 May 2015
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