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Capacity building workshop: State of the Marine Environment reporting
GRID-Arendal, UNEP and the Abidjan Convention are organising a workshop together on State of the Marine Environment (SOME) reporting. It will take place in Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire, from 31 October to 3 November 2013.
Monday 23 Sep 2013
GRID-Arendal participated in Arendalsuka 2013
Arendalsuka is an annual forum organized by the Municipality of Arendal and attended by national and local representatives of politic parties, businesses and the private sector to present ideas and answer questions on a wide range of political, ...
Thursday 08 Aug 2013
UN Environment Head Welcomes Signal to Combat Climate Change by World’s Two Key Economies
Nairobi, 9 June 2013—A decision by China and the United States to cooperate on phasing down a group of synthetic chemicals in order to combat climate change was today welcomed by Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director ...
Monday 10 Jun 2013
Reindeer herders join in celebrations to mark World Environment Day
June 3, 2013, Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia – During the World Environment Day celebrations – hosted this year by the Government of Mongolia - the Nomadic Herders’ project has held a seminar/workshop on Monday 3rd June entitled “The Future for Reindee ...
Thursday 06 Jun 2013
Zambezi River Basin Atlas of the Changing Environment
TheZambezi River Basin Atlas of the Changing Environment, the first of its kind in the Zambezi River Basin and in southern Africa, will be launched on 29 May in Luanda, Angola at a meeting of SADC Ministers responsible for Water.
Wednesday 29 May 2013
TOXIC TOYS: PLAYING WITH POISON
Geneva, Switzerland – International organizations today released a study finding extremely high levels of toxic chemicals in toys and other products consumed by children.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Two Minutes on Oceans with Jim Toomey: The True Value of Our Oceans
The RONA video was premiered on April 11, 2013 at the World Bank partnership meeting on “Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystems Services” (WAVES) held at the Washington National Harbor’s Westin Hotel. WAVES is a global partnership that a ...
Tuesday 30 Apr 2013
New UN Report Warns of Uncertain Future for African Elephants
Bangkok, 6 March 2013 — Populations of elephants in Africa continue to be under severe threat as the illegal trade in ivory grows - with double the numbers of elephants killed and triple the amounts of ivory seized, over the last decade.
Wednesday 06 Mar 2013
Illegal Trade Robs Wild of Almost 3,000 Great Apes Annually, Threatening Populations
Bangkok, 4 March 2013 – The illegal trade that sees almost 3,000 live great apes lost from the forests of Africa and Southeast Asia each year is increasingly impacting wild populations as links to organized crime grow stronger.
Monday 04 Mar 2013
Strengthened Governance and Management Required to Prevent Rush for Resources from Damaging Fragile Arctic Environment, Says UNEP Year Book 2013
Nairobi, 18 February 2013 – The rush for resources prompted by an apparent acceleration in sea ice melt calls for caution and effective governance to avoid damage to the fragile Arctic environment, according to the UN Environment Programme’s Ye ...
Monday 18 Feb 2013
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