Marine

Marine Newsletter #3 2014 – March
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for March 2014
Published to 'News' 31 Mar 2014
Marine Newsletter #2 2014 – February
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for February 2014
Published to 'News' 03 Mar 2014
Marine Newsletter #1 2014 – January
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for January 2014
Published to 'News' 31 Jan 2014
Marine Newsletter #11 2013 – December
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for December 2013
Published to 'News' 16 Jan 2014
Deep Sea Minerals in the Pacific Islands Region: a Legal and Fiscal Framework for Sustainable Resource Management
The SPC-EU Pacific Deep Sea Minerals Project is helping Pacific Island countries to improve the governance and management of their deep-sea minerals resources through improved legal frameworks, ...
Published to 'Projects & Activities' 16 Jan 2014
Deep Sea Minerals
Rising global demand for metals and developments in technology have recently renewed industry interest in exploring, and exploiting, deposits of deep sea minerals (‘DSM’). The 1982 UN Convention ...
Published to 'Deep sea minerals' 12 Dec 2013
BLUE SOLUTIONS
Marine and coastal biodiversity conservation and sustainable use has been identified as one of the priorities for action under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 of the Convention on ...
Published to 'Projects & Activities' 05 Dec 2013
Marine Newsletter #10 2013 – November
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for November 2013
Published to 'News' 03 Dec 2013
Marine Newsletter #9 2013 – October
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for October 2013
Published to 'News' 01 Nov 2013
Marine Newsletter #8 2013 – September
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for September 2013
Published to 'News' 30 Sep 2013
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 O ...
Published to 'Highlights' 23 Sep 2013
Marine Newsletter #7 2013 – August
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for August 2013
Published to 'News' 06 Sep 2013
Regional Scientific and Technical Capacity Building Workshop on the World Ocean Assessment
In large marine regions, undertaking integrated assessments can be expensive and time consuming, but sound information is critical to understanding the state of the marine environment and achiev ...
Published to 'Publication List' 04 Sep 2013
Marine Newsletter #6 2013 – June
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for June 2013
Published to 'News' 02 Jul 2013
Marine Newsletter #5 2013 – May
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for May 2013
Published to 'News' 05 Jun 2013
Marine Newsletter #4 2013 – April
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for April 2013
Published to 'News' 30 Apr 2013
Marine Newsletter #3 2013 – March
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for March 2013
Published to 'News' 26 Mar 2013
Marine Newsletter #2 2013 – February
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for February 2013
Published to 'News' 01 Mar 2013
Marine Newsletter #1 2013 – January
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for January 2013
Published to 'News' 01 Feb 2013
The State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment
The Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) was established in 1975as a coherent legal and institutional framework for cooperationthrough which all Mediterranean countries decided to jointly address com ...
Published to 'Mediterranean-SoE' 22 Jan 2013
Marine Newsletter #11 2012 – December
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for December 2012
Published to 'News' 09 Jan 2013
Caspian Environmental Information Centre launched
The high-level representatives and delegations present at the fourth Conference of the Parties of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea (Tehran ...
Published to 'Highlights' 07 Jan 2013
Marine Newsletter #10 2012 – November
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for November 2012
Published to 'News' 30 Nov 2012
Abidjan Convention Sustainable Seas pilot workshop
Life on earth is fundamentally and inextricably linkedto the marine environment. Our oceans and seas regulate global processes such as climate and weather andprovide us a vast array of goods and ...
Published to 'Abidjan Convention' 12 Nov 2012
Marine Newsletter #9 2012 – October
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for October 2012
Published to 'News' 31 Oct 2012
AUST-AGDER COUNTY CONTRIBUTES TO ENVIRONMENTAL EFFORTS IN THE CASPIAN SEA
Arendal, Norway – On October 4th, GRID-Arendal has invited the Fylkesmann’s office to share best practices in data management in Aust-Agder with a delegation from the five Caspian states: Azerba ...
Published to 'Press releases' 03 Oct 2012
Marine Newsletter #8 2012 – September
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for September 2012
Published to 'News' 28 Sep 2012
Blue Carbon Portal continues to Provide Home for International Blue Carbon Community
GRID-Arendal and Blue Climate Solutions today unveiled the redesigned ‘Blue Carbon Portal’, the world’s premier comprehensive community-based website for all matters related to blue carbon. Blue ...
Published to 'Highlights' 21 Sep 2012
Marine Newsletter #7 2012 – August
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for August 2012
Published to 'News' 05 Sep 2012
Green Economy in a Blue World - Full report
The world’s oceans and coasts – the Blue World – are the cornucopia for humanity. They provide us with food, oxygen and livelihoods.
Published to 'Green Economy in a Blue World' 30 Jul 2012
Marine Newsletter #6 2012 – June
Highlights from the MarineDivisionat GRID-Arendal for June 2012
Published to 'News' 13 Jul 2012
Blue Carbon - First Level Exploration of Blue Carbon in the Arabian Peninsula
Healthy natural coastal ecosystems, such as mangrove forests, saltwater marshlands and seagrass meadows provide a vast array of important co-benefits to coastal communities around the world, inc ...
Published to 'Blue Carbon' 27 Jun 2012
Marine Newsletter #5 2012 – May
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for May 2012
Published to 'News' 04 Jun 2012
Marine Newsletter #4 2012 – April
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for April 2012
Published to 'News' 02 May 2012
GRID-Arendal trains youth climate activists in the Wadden Sea
(Arendal/Berlin - 18 April) From 23rd to 28th April, 21 young people from 15 European Countries will participate in the Wadden Sea Climate Training, and experience first-hand the world’s most im ...
Published to 'Highlights' 18 Apr 2012
Marine Newsletter #3 2012 – March
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for March 2012
Published to 'News' 30 Mar 2012
Many Strong Voices launches new website
New website launched for Many Strong Voices, a programme which links the Arctic and Small Island Developing States to meet the challenges of climate change.
Published to 'Highlights' 15 Mar 2012
Marine Newsletter #2 2012 – February
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for February 2012
Published to 'News' 01 Mar 2012
NEW GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO BRING POWERFUL FORCES TOGETHER FOR HEALTHY OCEANS
SINGAPORE, February 24, 2012—A powerful coalition of governments, international organizations, civil society groups and private interests are joining together under the banner of a Global Partne ...
Published to 'Press releases' 24 Feb 2012
Why value the oceans? A discussion paper - February 2012
Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the planet, yet we are just beginning to discover the extent of the resources, both biotic and abiotic, that lie beneath their surfaces. We are also just be ...
Published to 'Why value the oceans?' 22 Feb 2012
State of the Mediterranean Marine and Coastal Environment
The Mediterranean Sea is complex in its ecology and its social dimensions. Twenty-one countries border the basin of this heavily used and highly valued sea. The Convention for the Protection of ...
Published to 'State of the Mediterranean' 22 Feb 2012
Marine Newsletter #1 2012 – January
Highlights from the Marine Division at GRID-Arendal for January 2012
Published to 'News' 09 Feb 2012
Marine Newsletter #24 – December 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for December 2011
Published to 'News' 06 Jan 2012
Tourism in the Marine Environment
The earth’s oceans play a crucial role in maintaining the global environmental equilibrium. Healthy and functioning oceans provide essential services to human communities that support economic w ...
Published to 'Details' 31 Dec 2011
New iPhone Application Highlights Role of Ecosystems in Tackling Climate Change
A free iPhone application, named Blue and REDD Carbon, was launched today at the official opening of the One UN Pavillion at the Eye on Earth Summit in Abu Dhabi.
Published to 'Highlights' 13 Dec 2011
Marine Newsletter #23 – November 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for November 2011
Published to 'News' 02 Dec 2011
Marine Newsletter #22 – October 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for October 2011
Published to 'News' 04 Nov 2011
Marine Newsletter #21 – September 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for September 2011
Published to 'News' 30 Sep 2011
Marine Newsletter #20 – August 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for July and August 2011
Published to 'News' 31 Aug 2011
Marine Newsletter #19 – June 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for June 2011
Published to 'News' 01 Jul 2011
Celebrating World Oceans Day - 8 June
GRID-Arendal, the Arendal Diving Centre/Diving Club and Flumill AS celebrated World Oceans Day with a series of events including a refreshing dip in the sea in front of the UN House. Members ...
Published to 'Highlights' 08 Jun 2011
Marine Newsletter #18 – May 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for May 2011
Published to 'News' 01 Jun 2011
Marine Newsletter #17 – April 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for April 2011
Published to 'News' 29 Apr 2011
Marine Newsletter #16 – March 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for March 2011
Published to 'News' 31 Mar 2011
Continental Shelf - The Last Maritime Zone - Update (Status in September 2010)
During the past decade, many coastal States have been delineating the limits of their maritime zones. This process is defining the exact extent of the sovereignty or jurisdiction of coastal Stat ...
Published to 'Continental Shelf - The Last Maritime Zone' 31 Mar 2011
Marine Newsletter #15 – February 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for February 2011
Published to 'News' 28 Feb 2011
Marine Newsletter #14 – January 2011
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for January 2011
Published to 'News' 31 Jan 2011
Marine Newsletter #13 – December 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for December 2010
Published to 'News' 20 Dec 2010
Marine Newsletter #12 – November 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for November 2010
Published to 'News' 30 Nov 2010
Marine Newsletter #11 – October 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for October 2010
Published to 'News' 01 Nov 2010
Sick Water? a finalist in the Digital Magazine Awards 2010
The Rapid Response Assessment report Sick water? The central role of wastewater management in sustainable development is one of 10 finalists in the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 for News & Busine ...
Published to 'Highlights' 25 Oct 2010
Marine Newsletter #10 – September 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for September 2010 
Published to 'News' 01 Oct 2010
Marine Newsletter #9 – August 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for August 2010
Published to 'News' 31 Aug 2010
Marine Newsletter #8 – June 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for June 2010
Published to 'News' 30 Jun 2010
Marine Newsletter #7 – May 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for May 2010
Published to 'News' 24 May 2010
Marine Newsletter #6 – April 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for April 2010:
Published to 'News' 23 Apr 2010
Marine Newsletter #5 – March 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for March 2010.
Published to 'News' 14 Apr 2010
Marine Newsletter #4 – February 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for February 2010:
Published to 'News' 26 Feb 2010
Marine Newsletter #3 – January 2010
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for January 2010:
Published to 'News' 04 Feb 2010
Marine Newsletter #2 – December 2009
Highlights from the Marine Programme at GRID-Arendal for December 2009:
Published to 'News' 21 Dec 2009
Marine Newsletter #1 - November 2009
The first edition of the Marine Newsletter
Published to 'News' 27 Nov 2009
GRID-Arendal and InterRidge to sign Letter of Collaboration
GRID-Arendal and InterRidge are pleased to announce a Letter of Agreement (LoA) to be signed with GRID-Arendal, to the establishment of a framework for cooperation on a number of marine environme ...
Published to 'Press releases' 02 Nov 2009
Sunne hav er den nye nøkkelen til å bekjempe klimaendringer
Cape Town, Nairobi, Roma, Paris, Arendal – Et 'blått karbon'-fond som kunne investere i vedlikehold og rehabilitering av viktige marine økosystemer bør vurderes av regjeringer som er opptatt av å ...
Published to 'Pressemeldinger (Norwegian)' 14 Oct 2009
Healthy Oceans New Key to Combating Climate Change
Cape Town, Nairobi, Rome, Paris — A ‘Blue Carbon’ fund able to invest in the maintenance and rehabilitation of key marine ecosystems should be considered by governments keen to combat climate change.
Published to 'Press releases' 14 Oct 2009
Blue Carbon - The Role of Healthy Oceans in Binding Carbon
A new Rapid Response Assessment report released 14 October 2009 at the Diversitas Conference, Cape Town Conference Centre, South Africa. Compiled by experts at GRID-Arendal and UNEP in collaborati ...
Published to 'Blue Carbon' 14 Oct 2009
EarthWire Marine - New EarthWire edition launched
GRID-Arendal is proud to launch its newest edition of EarthWire. EarthWire Marine is an environment news service that brings the latest news on the marine environment to you daily. The service ...
Published to 'Highlights' 09 Jun 2009
Manado Explained: Getting the oceans on the climate change agenda
The first World Ocean Conference held recently in Manado North Sulawesi drew an estimated 4000 participants together to talk about the oceans in the context of climate change. One of the major out ...
Published to 'News' 27 May 2009
Vital Water Graphics - 2nd Edition (2008)
An Overview of the State of the World’s Fresh and Marine Waters The report presents an overview, through a set of graphics, maps and other illustrations, of the current state of the world’s fr ...
Published to 'Vital Water Graphics 2' 28 Oct 2008
In Dead Water
Merging of Climate Change With Pollution, Over-Harvest, and Infestations in the World's Fishing Grounds A rapid response report that mapsthe multiple and combined impacts of pollution; alien i ...
Published to 'Publication List' 15 Apr 2008
Our Precious Coasts
Marine pollution, climate change and the resilience of coastal ecosystems The ability of coral reefs to survive in a globally-warming world may crucially depend on the levels of pollution to which ...
Published to 'Our Precious Coasts' 29 Apr 2006
The UNEP Shelf Programme
The UNEP Shelf Programme is a partnership of international organizations with expertise in marine geoscience and maritime law, established to assist developing States and small island developing S ...
Published to 'Websites' 09 Nov 2005