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The Mitigation and Adaptation Information Network (MAIN) - See video from Kenya workshop
GRID-Arendal has produced a film to present key features of a budding communications and learning platform by and for local communities and practitioners, MAIN. The Mitigation and Adaptation Information Network (MAIN) for Sustainable Communitie ...
Thursday 17 Mar 2011
Green Economy Report released at the 26th session of UNEP GC
UNEPreleased the Green Economy Report on 21 February at its annual meeting of the world's environment ministers held in Naorobi. The layout and design of the online version of the report was prepared by GRID-Arendal.
Monday 21 Feb 2011
Students send a message to the world's Environment Ministers: Protect the Poles, Protect the Planet
Students visiting Antarctica as part of the Students on Ice Antarctica University Expedition send a message to the 100 or more environment ministers gathering in Nairobi this week for UNEP's 26th Governing Council. Their message to world en ...
Wednesday 16 Feb 2011
GRID-Arendal at COP 16 in Cancun - Read our News, Blog and Twitter updates
Over the next two weeks we will continually update what is happening at Cancun and talk about what it means for the Arctic and SIDS. Watch out for John's regular Blog and Twitter updates and postings of relevant and interesting material by staff ...
Friday 26 Nov 2010
GRID-Arendal launches environmental photo library
A new photo library has been set up as part of GRID-Arendal's web site which focuses entirly on environmental photos of top quality. All items are available for download in high resolution format for free. Visit the library at
Wednesday 27 Oct 2010
Sick Water? a finalist in the Digital Magazine Awards 2010
The Rapid Response Assessment report Sick water? The central role of wastewater management in sustainable development is one of 10 finalists in the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 for News & Business Magazine of the Year. The Digital Magazine Awar ...
Monday 25 Oct 2010
Report on Arctic biodiversity and a photo library to be released in Nagoya
A report prepared by GRID-Arendal for UNEP will be released to coincide with the 10th Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity in Nagoya, Japan. The report examines the limitations and strengths of existing environment ...
Tuesday 19 Oct 2010
Portraits of Resilience opens at the Field Museum of Natural History
(5 Oct. 2010) – The images and stories are compelling. High school students in four Arctic communities have photographed and written about the changes they are seeing in their regions due to rapid climate change. And now they’ll be seen b ...
Tuesday 05 Oct 2010
A 'whale's eye view' of the changing Arctic
UNEP study tour sees close encounters with wildlife and inspiration for sustainable tourism
Tuesday 21 Sep 2010
GRID-Arendal's 2009 Annual Report
2009 was a great year for GRID-Arendal. Prosperity and a motivated, highly productive staff were demonstrated when the organisation celebrated its 20th anniversary in August. Download the report
Wednesday 01 Sep 2010