I went to UNEA-2 along with Director Anders Oskal and Professor Svein Mathiesen from the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR) to work with other like-minded people to help increase understanding of the importance of pastoralism.
Thursday 02 Jun 2016
Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems
There has been a lot of bad news in the last weeks about coral reefs. We have heard that 93% of reefs in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have bleached as a result of the current El Nino, which climate scientists all agree has been exacerbated by ...
Wednesday 25 May 2016
Extracting for Progress
The first day of UNEA-2 is over and Yannick Beaudoin reflects on one of many important events - Extractive resources, peace and sustainable development: natural resource management and mediation in conflict-affected areas.
Tuesday 24 May 2016
GRID-Arendal at UNEA-2 web space now live!
UNEA-2 is the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. More than 190 countries will meet in Nairobi from 23-27 May to issue a global call to action to address the critical environmental challenges the world faces today.
Friday 20 May 2016
Solheim blir ny sjef for FNs miljøprogram
Nyheten om at Norges tidligere miljø- og utviklingsminister blir leder for FNs miljøprogram (UNEP), kommer på et meget viktig tidspunkt i følge GRID-Arendals administrerende direktør, Peter Harris.
Wednesday 04 May 2016