Creative Solutions Needed to Ensure World Food Security
Faced with the daunting task to feed an additional 2.6 billion people by 2050, the world is challenged to produce more food with finite resources. Neither the expansion of agricultural land, overfishing nor the withdrawal of more water for irri ...
Friday 13 Mar 2015
GRID-Arendal on the move: Mapping Ecological Marine Units
Peter Harris, GRID-Arendal’s Managing Director, participated at a meeting convened by Esri and the U.S. Geological Survey to create a global map of ecological marine units that will support marine spatial planning, management and conservation.
Wednesday 04 Mar 2015
UNEP Invites Nominations for Top Environmental Award
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is inviting nominations for the 2015 Champions of the Earth—the United Nations flagship environment award, which recognizes outstanding environmental visionaries and leaders and seeks to build mom ...
Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
New video about the Africa Environmental Information Network
The Africa Environmental Information Network (AfricaEIN) is a multi-stakeholder capacity building process that aims to harness and enhance access to information and knowledge to support the management of Africa's environmental resources as asse ...
Friday 21 Nov 2014
Norwegian Competence Network on Blue Forests Established
The Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), GRID-Arendal and the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) have become the pioneering founders of a new Norwegian initiative to strengthen and share national competence on ‘blue forest’ habitats.
Thursday 13 Nov 2014
Fish Carbon – Meeting the Climate Change Challenge
In response to the call by the United Nations to provide innovative solutions to address the climate challenge and to prevent global biodiversity loss, GRID-Arendal, a centre collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), a ...
Thursday 06 Nov 2014