Publications

GRID-Arendal has produced publications, in both printed and electronic formats, on a wide range of issues related to the environment.

Outlook on climate change adaptation in the Tropical Andes mountains
The Tropical Andes are the home to many diverse communities, from remote farming villages to large urban centres and capitals, such as Merida, Bogotá, ...
28 Apr 2016
Outlook on Climate Change Adaptation in the South Caucasus Mountains
Changes in climate patterns are already evident in the South Caucasus countries – Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. Annual temperatures are increasing acco ...
11 Dec 2015
The Himalayan Climate and Water Atlas: Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources in five of Asia's Major River Basins
The first atlas of its kind, this new publication offers a comprehensive, regional understanding of the changing climate and its impact on water resources ...
11 Dec 2015
Sustainable Mountain Development in East Africa in a Changing Climate
People who live in the world’s mountainous areas are particularly vulnerable to climate change. In 2014 a global project that supports developing countrie ...
10 Dec 2015
Outlook on Climate Change Adaptation in the Tropical Andes Mountains
The Tropical Andes are the home to many diverse communities, from remote farming villages to large urban centres and capitals, such as Merida, Bogotá, Qui ...
10 Dec 2015
Outlook on Climate Change Adaptation in the Western Balkan Mountains
The Western Balkans is a mountainous region and a hotspot of climate change. Over the past decades, warming has accelerated, and throughout the 21st centu ...
10 Dec 2015
Outlook on Climate Change Adaptation in the Central Asian Mountains
All Central Asian states, namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, are landlocked countries located in the centre of the Eu ...
10 Dec 2015
Sierra Leone - State of the Marine Environment 2015
The Government of Sierra Leone recognizes the threats tothe coastal and marine environment from anthropogenicsources as well as from global climate change ...
05 Nov 2015
The Okavango River Basin
This Story Map explores the ecosystem services of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin and the threats they face. A combination of interactive maps, graphics, ...
28 Oct 2015
Frozen Heat: A Global Outlook on Methane Gas Hydrates
Growing energy demands, uncertainty about supplies, and the urgent need to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases mean that the world faces an uncertain ene ...
02 Sep 2015
Story Map: Blue Carbon
If the world is to decisively deal with climate change, every source of emissions and every option for reducing these should be scientifically evaluated a ...
07 Jul 2015
Survive Breathing - Reduce Household Air Pollution To Save Lives And Help The Climate
In the early 21st century, nearly 3 billion peoplestill lack reliable, affordable and sustainableaccess to modern energy services. They have torely on var ...
22 May 2015
Waste Crime - Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge
More than ever, our future depends upon how we manage the future of our waste.As an integrated part of sustainable development, effective waste management ...
11 May 2015
Norwegian Blue Forests Network - Flyer
Mobilizing Norwegian expertise for sustainable management ofthe blue forests in Norway and abroad.
27 Apr 2015
The Shelf Programme: A decade of successfully helping to secure the sovereign maritime rights of developing Coastal States
Not so long ago there was real concern that many developing States would not make the United Nations imposed deadline for lodging submissions for exten ...
24 Mar 2015
Food wasted, food lost - Food security by restoring ecosystems and reducing food loss
Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainabledevelopment. Regional and local food insecurity, coupled with th ...
06 Mar 2015
Carbon pools and multiple benefits of mangroves in Central Africa
Since 2000, Central Africa has been losing its carbon-rich mangroves at a rate of1.77 per cent per year; an estimated 77,100 hectares were lost across the ...
02 Feb 2015
Impacts of large-scale investments in agriculture on water resources, ecosystems and livelihoods
The goal of this project is to analyze the nature and extent of impacts of foreign directinvestments (FDI) in agriculture in Africa. The research, which i ...
09 Dec 2014
Fish Carbon: Exploring Marine Vertebrate Carbon Services
In answer to the call by the United Nations to provide innovative solutions to address the climate change challenge and prevent global biodiversity loss, ...
06 Nov 2014
Mercury: Acting now!
THE UNEP Global Mercury Partnership was initiated in 2005 to take immediate actions to protect human health and the environment from the release of mercur ...
06 Oct 2014
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