This theme advances innovative nature-based coastal and marine climate solutions.
This theme advances innovative nature-based coastal and marine climate solutions.
Developing a strategic roadmap to help guide the transition to circular plastic economies at local, national and global scales.
Norwegian Infrastructure for Drone-based research, mapping and monitoring in the coastal zone
PANORAMA is a global partnership initiative to document and promote examples of inspiring, replicable solutions across
Increasing awareness of environmental crime issues through financial support to investigative environmental journalists
Increasing resilience and adaptive capacity of mountain communities and ecosystems to climate change.
Maps of seafloor habitats are important predictors of biodiversity and a key input into marine spatial planning
Mountain Talks bring together the latest perspectives on environmental & climate issues that affect the mountaineering & guiding community.
GRID-Arendal hosted an event bringing together policymakers, ambassadors, experts and civil society on marine pollution in the Arctic.
Delivery of lectures to Master student at University in Agder
The UNEP and GRID-Arendal invite you to participate in a survey to collect information on tackling marine litter and plastic pollution
Working in collaboration with the African Circular Economy Network and Footprints Africa to fill the gap.
Developing innovative tools to communicate using maps
The MASTREC project focuses on the detection of trafficking of illegal rosewood from Madagascar and illegal charcoal from Somalia/Kenya.
Supporting the Interim Secretariat with the implementation of the Convention Program of Work and the organization of COP6.
A Rapid Response Assessment to support the Global Peatlands Initiative.
Marine litter is everywhere and unfortunately, the Arctic Ocean is no exception.
GRID-Arendal's office is in an environmentally friendly building centrally located in the idyllic Tyholmen area Arendal
Aims to raise awareness & develop education activities for blue forests. Includes a digital learning platform & geo-referenced database.
100 African Voices Map and Documentary
Enhancing governments’ presence at sea through the provision of low-cost intelligent technological solutions and local capacity building.
The Mami Wata project applies and develops capacity on Integrated Ocean Management in countries of the African Atlantic coast.
This project aims to reinforce the fisheries’ governance in Guinea and control IUU fishing activities in its Exclusive Economic Zone.
The University of the Arctic is a cooperative network of more than 170 universities, colleges, research institutes and other organizations.
Globally, around one million plant and animal species are now threatened with extinction...
In order to inform environmental and development policy-making processes, UNEP keeps under review the state of the world environment.
A pilot study of the drivers and impacts of freshwater discharge from glacial systems in Norway and the Chinese Karakoram.
Marine litter and plastic pollution in the ocean is affecting ecosystems, economies and societies around the world.
This project will continue to assist with the communication needs and expert advice needed by Blue Solutions.
Strong governance of marine and terrestrial systems results in a healthy and productive natural environment.
As part of its awareness programme, GRID-Arendal has prepared this collection of feature-rich eBook versions of selected publication...
This special series of reports fills the need for targeted and timely information about environmental challenges.
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IKHAPP –International Knowledge Hub Against Plastic Pollution
Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) and GRID-Arendal are proud to announce the launch of a free online e-learning course for citizen scientists.
Developing and disseminating knowledge towards enhancing wastewater management and sanitation service delivery in Africa.
This programme focuses on leadership issues related to natural resources, strengthen leadership and management competencies and mind-set
As the population of Kathmandu increases, plastic usage and thereby waste generation is also growing
This project works with 14 Pacific Islands Countries to finalise extended continental shelf boundaries.
The Resilient Mountain Solutions (RMS) is an initiative developed and led by ICIMOD.
An assessment of policy and investment options for reducing plastics into the marine environment in Pacific Island Countries (PICs)
This questionnaire aims to understand your opinion on plastic/microplastic pollution in your marine ecosystem.
The project highlights both the challenges and the solutions for sound waste management in mountain regions.
Marine litter is found even in the most remote parts of the Arctic.
With raising global consumption patterns the amounts of waste increases, and scrupulous waste management is threatened with the illegal...
Using information from Earth Observation technology to reduce environmental and human insecurity
The goal of the project is to strengthen knowledge management capacity and promote scaled-up learning of disseminated experiences...
Marine litter and plastic pollution are global issues that affect the whole world.
The network’s goal is to advance the blue forest approach in addressing climate change and meeting the SDGs
Responding to the call from the UN Environment and the Global Environment Facility for innovative actions to help address climate change...
The project aims to raise awareness, promote leadership and strengthen cooperation to reduce marine pollution in the region.
Arctic PASSION is co-developing and implementing an Arctic observations system that is tuned to the needs of diverse users.
A research project funded by the Norwegian Environment Agency (2017-2020) on climate adaptation, carbon capture and long-term storage.
The Blue Forests Project is a global initiative focused on harnessing the values associated with coastal carbon and ecosystem services...
The project delivers products of Earth Observation data to understand and monitor changes to ecosystems.
Nunataryuk is a Horizon 2020 project which investigates the impact of permafrost thaw in Arctic coastal areas .
Capacity development to access risks in the coastal zone associated with climate change
This activity will develop a strategic blue carbon assessment for the West African region.
Develop and pilot tools and approaches for area based planning in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ).
The ECOTIP project investigates ecosystem tipping points and their cascading effects in the Arctic, from melting ice to changing fisheries.
The ResilienSEA project aims to enhance the scientific expertise and management of seagrass meadows in seven West Africa countries.
The FARE project is dedicated to creating the First steps towards an Assessment of plastic Risk to the Norwegian Environment.
GRID-Arendal is supporting release of the Nordic Council report "Possible Elements of a New Global Agreement to Prevent Plastic Pollution".
An online event to celebrate the pre-publication of the African Marine Litter outlook
This initiative builds on a 2014 joint submission to the UN to extend continental shelves beyond the current limit of 200 nautical miles.
ResponSEAble - Protecting the ocean: our collective responsibility, our common interest - Supporting the development of cost-effective ocean
Making European data available to support the Maritime Spatial Planning and the Blue Economy
Environmentally sound management of household waste is one of the challenges faced by national governments and municipalities.
This pilot project develops a shoreline map to define coastal areas with different likelihood of accumulating beach litter.
Date and Time: Tuesday 28th June, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, GMT +1 (Lisbon)
Using cloud computing to analyse marine protected areas
The objective of the Polaris program is to respond to the evolving demands for space-based monitoring of the Polar Regions
HICAP is producing knowledge on how climate change affects natural resources, ecosystem services, and the communities that depend on them.
This project is providing maps and data to support marine spatial planning in the Pacific
Every couple of years UN Environment takes the global environmental temperature.
Reindeer herders are facing lost pastures and land fragmentation caused by industrial development and other land-use changes.
GRID-Arendal celebrates its 30th Anniversary on 13 August 2019 during Arendalsuka
The project will produce an Atlas of Lake Victoria’s Changing Environment, including training for local experts to create similar atlases
We coordinated development of a Rapid Response Assessment to assess critical research gaps related to Arctic coastal permafrost.
The Marine Debris Action Planner (MDAP) is a project funded by Innovation Norway in which GRID-Arendal and SALT are developing a service...
GRID-Arendal’s Green Economy Programme supports UN Environment to meet policy, modelling, capacity building and reporting goals for its Green Economy work.
Since 2006, GRID-Arendal has taken part in the annual celebration of Internasjonale Dager, a week-long event in late October...
GRID-Arendal and the University College London coordinate Many Strong Voices that brings together people from the Arctic and Small Island...
A series of policy assessments for different global mountain regions is being produced by GRID-Arendal and UN Environment.
Mountains cover 25 percent of the world’s land surface, and directly support 12 percent of the world’s population living within mountain...
The Global Tailings Portal is a public, searchable database with detailed information on more than 1,700 mine tailings dams around the world
We uncover the true facts behind these 10 Plastic Myths
Improving the understanding of carbon sequestration and other ecosystem services that coastal and marine ecosystems provide in Abu Dhabi.
The Blue Solutions Initiative develops capacity and supports knowledge exchange on successful approaches to marine and coastal management.
Support is being provided to the Tehran Convention Secretariat to contributes to peace and security in the Caspian region.
The project Droughts in the Anthropocene will showcase and present selected case studies from around the world related to droughts and water
GRID-Arendal is managing the development of updated Integrated Enviromental Assessment guidelines for UN Environment
The practice of integrated environmental assessment (IEA) has evolved significantly since the last set of guidance which was developed by UN
The Blue Guardians program is an international partnership to enhance climate resiliency for Small Island Developing States with a focus...
UNEP has decided to re-boot the process of submitting a GEF Proposal related to TEEB4OC. This development project will focus on the step...
GRID-Arendal is developing a Masters Programme in Holistic Ocean Management (HOME) with Agder University in Norway and NMMU in South Africa.