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Arctic side event during UNEP meeting in Nairobi
February 18, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya, - A side event entitled "What future for the Arctic?" was organized on the occasion of theFirst Universal Session of the Governing Council / Global Ministerial ...
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
UNEP Year Book 2013 is launched
February 18, 2013, Nairobi, Kenya - The 2013 edition of the UNEP Year Book was released by UNEP Executive Director, Achim Steiner, during the opening press conference of the First Universal Sess ...
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
Journalist training on climate change held in Nepal
A journalist training workshop, held inNepal, brought together about 20 different journalists from the region to improve their skills for communicating on climate change.
Published to 'News' 18 Feb 2013
Where are all the youth?
There is something missing from the Doha UNFCCC COP 18 climate change negotiations, and it’s not just consensus. It’s hard to find the youth delegations here. This might be because the Qatar N ...
Published to 'Blog' 03 Dec 2012
GRID-Arendal delivers media training to the next generation of Arctic researchers
21 January 2011 - Lawrence Hislop from GRID-Arendal led a training workshop together with the ReCo project at University of Tromso. The workshop involved PhD students who are using new communica ...
Published to 'Highlights' 26 Jan 2012
Tourism in Polar and Cryosphere Environments
Tourism can be a powerful tool for bio-cultural conservation and espescially this combination can have positive impact on the sensitive polar and cryosphere environments. GRID-Arendal is UNEP' ...
Published to 'Details' 30 Dec 2011
Arctic Climate Training - 26 June – 3 July 2011
A 7-day training programme to raise awareness of the youth on the impact of climate change in the Arctic takes place this summer in Svalbard, Norway aboard the ship M/v "Antarctic Dream". Organi ...
Published to 'Highlights' 14 Jun 2011
Protecting Arctic Biodiversity: Limitations and strengths of environmental agreements
The Arctic region is characterized by some of the largest continuous intact ecosystems on the planet, but is facing increasingly larger threats. These threats include the full range of stressors ...
Published to 'Arctic Biodiversity' 27 Oct 2010
ECORA (Current project)
ECORA is a Global Environment Facility (GEF) sponsored project initiated by Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council and the Russian Federation. ECORA is u ...
Published to 'Websites' 17 Jun 2008
Polarbooks
Polar Books is a project formed to produce and promote quality books reflecting International Polar Year themes. Books within this collective are internationally endorsed by IPY. The project is ma ...
Published to 'Websites' 17 Jun 2008
Many Strong Voices - MSV
Many Strong Voices is a collaborative programme with the goal of promoting the well-being, security and sustainability of coastal communities in the Arctic and Small Island Developing States (SIDS ...
Published to 'Websites' 17 Jun 2008
Global Outlook for Ice & Snow
The “Global Outlook for Ice & Snow” is a special and unique UNEP report launched to mark World Environment Day on 5 June 2007. Snow and ice, with their large areas but relatively small volumes, ...
Published to 'Publication List' 04 Jun 2007
Vital Arctic Graphics
The fate of the Arctic environment deserves global consideration. The Arctic is the world’s last continuous, undeveloped and unexploited coastal and marine region. It is an area highly unique in ...
Published to 'Vital Arctic Graphics' 15 Jun 2006
Polar Times (Oct 2003)
The Polar Environment Times No 3 was launched at the Arctic Marine Strategic Plan workshop in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Polar Environment Times features articles from several of the ministers that w ...
Published to 'Polar Times' 15 Oct 2003
Arctic Times #1 (Aug 2002)
The Arctic has always gripped our imagination. The early explorers who came back from their journeys told the world about a barren land with ice, snow and darkness where they had to fight to survive.
Published to 'Arctic Times' 14 Aug 2002