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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visit GRID-Arendal
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visited GRID-Arendal Tuesday, 1 September 2010, during their official tour of Aust-Agder County.
Wednesday 01 Sep 2010
2010 ZERO Emission Rally visited Arendal
GRID-Arendal, the Arendal Municipality, Vitensentert Sørlandet and other partners jointly hosted the visit of participants of the 2010 ZERO Emission Rally and organized hands-on workshops for 7th graders. The goals of the rally were: to create a ...
Tuesday 31 Aug 2010
New web site launched: "Frozen Heat - A Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates"
The United Nations Environment Programme via its collaborating center in Norway, GRID-Arendal, is undertaking an assessment of the state of the knowledge of methane gas hydrates. Global reservoirs of methane have long been the topic of scienti?c ...
Friday 13 Aug 2010
Linking Tourism and Conservation Svalbard Study Tour
Greenland hit the headlines this week after a vast block of ice broke off from the country's Petermann Glacier. The 600-foot thick iceberg is around four times the size of Manhattan. Researchers monitoring the Greenland ice sheet have said it rep ...
Friday 13 Aug 2010
UNEP/GRID-Arendal at the Hove Festival 2010
This year GRID-Arendal will again be present at the festival to engage with the youth, enjoy the music and document environment related activities. Together with the Aust-Agder County we are challenging the festival audience in answering the ques ...
Monday 28 Jun 2010
GRID-Arendal at the 2010 International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems
Jean-Nicolas Poussart and Yannick Beaudoin deliver a presentation about the UNEP Shelf Programme at the 2010 International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems, 29-31 March, Paris France. Their presentation focussed on the recent wor ...
Friday 23 Apr 2010
Linking Tourism & Conservation 2010 - What is happeing this year?
The aim of Linking Tourism and Conservation (LT&C) is to increase the worldwide good examples, where tourism is supporting the development and management of protected areas. LT&C is a networking and partnership initiative, started in May 2007 at ...
Sunday 28 Mar 2010
GLOBIO website upgraded - The current version of GLOBIO focuses on the terrestrial part of the globe
The website of the GLOBIO model has been fully renewed. The model is a tool to assess past, present and future human impact on biodiversity. As a policy tool, it is regularly applied in global, regional and national assessments. The GLOBIO model ...
Tuesday 23 Mar 2010
The International Polar Year Oslo Science Conference - 8-12 June 2010
The IPY Oslo Science Conference will demonstrate, strengthen, and extend the International Polar Year's accomplishments in science and outreach. The conference is an essential opportunity to display and explore the full breadth and implications o ...
Wednesday 24 Feb 2010
Arctic Youth Photo Exhibition at two locations during Olympics
The Portraits of Resilience photography project is part of the Many Strong Voices Programme. It illustrates the human dimension of climate change through the words and photographs of children in four Arctic communities: Shishmaref, Alaska; Uum ...
Monday 15 Feb 2010