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     1  +1 2014 aug 14graphics about greenhouse effectGreenhouse effect | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryHuman activities are causing greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere to increase. This graphic explains how solar energy is absorbed by the ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 13world food productionWORLD FOOD SUPPLY | GRID-Arendal - Publications - The The world food production has increased substantially in the past century, as has calorie intake per capita. However, in spite of a decrease in the proportion of ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 16unep methaneFrozen Heat - A Global Outlook on Methane Gas ... - GRID-ArendalThe United Nations Environment Programme via its collaborating center in ... is undertaking an assessment of the state of the knowledge of methane gas ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 28life cycle emissions computerLife cycle emissions of a computer | GRID-Arendal - Maps Life cycle emissions of a computer . Year: 2009. From collection: Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality. Author: UNEP/GRID-Arendal.
     2  +11 2014 aug 04pollution de la terreLes produits chimiques et l'utilisation des sols - Global Environment Beaucoup de bonnes terres agricoles sont menacées de pollution chimique, en particulier - comme ici en Chine - par les déchets des villes. La dégradation ...
     3  +59 2014 sep 05ipcc scenario graphIPCC slidesSELECTION OF FIGURES FROM VARIOUS IPCC REPORTS ... 3-2a, Annual mean change of temperature and its range for scenario A2, JPEG · PPT.
     3  -1 2014 jul 26green sustainability povertyTowards a Green Economy - Pathways to Sustainable Development the green economy; it is referred to in the text of G20 communiqués and discussed in the context of sustainable development and eradicating poverty ( United ...
     4  -2 2014 sep 22доля ввп северная америкаGlobal Environment Outlook 3 (GEO 3) - Complete ... - GRID-ArendalЗа последние три десятилетия объем ВВП на душу населения в Северной Америке значительно вырос; доля сферы обслуживания в ВВП увеличилась  ...
     4  -2 2014 sep 12africa environment outlookAfrica Environment Outlook 3 - Authors guide | GRID-Arendal The purpose of these guidelines is to serve as a reference point for all players involved in the AEO-3 production process. The main aim is to ensure consistency  ...
     4  +5 2014 aug 22indigenous knowledge of environmentIndigenous knowledge in natural disaster reduction in Africa | GRID by James Kamara. In Africa, local communities had well-developed traditional indigenous knowledge systems for environmental management and coping ...
     4  +1 2014 aug 10ocean conveyer beltGreat ocean conveyor belt - Climate Change - GRID-ArendalThe global conveyor belt thermohaline circulation is driven primarily by the ... 1500m to the Antarctic bottom water overlying the bottom of the ocean ) in the ...
     4  +2 2014 aug 06south african riversMajor rivers of South Africageneric indicator for a city State of the Environment report.
     4  +2 2014 jul 26frequency natural disastersTrends in natural disasters | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryCentre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) ... Finally, is climate change behind the increasing frequency of natural hazards  ...
     5  ~ 2014 oct 04efekti i gazeve sereNdikimiEfekti i gazeve serë është një efekt natyror me anë të të cilit atmosfera pengon rrezatimin e nxehtësisë nga toka, nxehtësi që toka e merr nga ...
     5  -1 2014 sep 21mar de asiaEl Mar de Aral, Asia Central - Global Environment Outlook 3 (GEO 3 La destrucción del ecosistema del mar de Aral fue repentina y severa. A comienzos del decenio de los sesenta, ese vasto lago de agua salada de Asia Central ...
     5  -2 2014 aug 15the world gazetteerWorld Gazetteer : population figures for cities, towns and placesThe World Gazetteer : current population figures of cities, towns and regions of all countries / largest cities of the world / current national flags.
     5  -1 2014 jul 28cours risque anthropiqueLes catastrophes et Conclusionsrisques d'origine anthropique peuvent être intentionnels, comme les rejets ... multipliées par près de neuf au cours de la même période.
     5  ~ 2014 jul 27due to global warmingSea level rise due to global warming | GRID-Arendal - Publications Sea level rise due to global warming . 18.jpg - 52658 Bytes. 17. Over the last 100 years, the global sea level has risen by about 10 to 25 cm. Sea level change is ...
     5  +4 2014 jul 18mabamba bay wetlandShoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Mabamba Bay Wetland , Victoria Lake The Shoebill is a very large stork-like bird, which mainly lives in swamps in Sudan, Uganda, eastern Zaire and Zambia. Its total population is ...
     6  +2 2014 oct 01skin color mapSkin colour map (indigenous people) | GRID-Arendal - Maps Description: The twin role played by the skin – protection from excessive UV radiation and absorption of enough sunlight to trigger the ...
     6  -1 2014 aug 13united nations environment programmeGRID-Arendal - HomeGRID-Arendal is a centre collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme ( UNEP ). Established in 1989 by the Government of Norway as a ...
     6  +2 2014 aug 03conveyor belt circulationThe global conveyor belt thermohaline circulation is driven primarily by the formation and sinking of deep water (from around 1500m to the Antarctic bottom ...
     6  +2 2014 jul 24natural disaster trendsDescription: With growing population and infrastructures the world's exposure to natural hazards is inevitably increasing. This is particularly true ...
     7  +3 2014 sep 19gridGRID -Arendal - HomeGRID -Arendal is a centre collaborating with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Established in 1989 by the Government of Norway as a ...
     7  -1 2014 sep 16unep
     7  -2 2014 aug 24e book headerInteractive E - Book - Header - GRID-ArendalClick to go back to the UNEP/GRID-Arendal Web site, Changing Taiga.
     7  -1 2014 aug 07world shipping lanesWorld cargo shipping lanes | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryDescription: The international shipping industry is responsible for the carriage of about 90 per cent of world trade by volume and is vital to the ...
     7  +36 2014 jul 26stations of the antarcticMajor research stations in Antarctica | GRID-Arendal - Maps Description: Antarctica is interesting for many types of researchers. For example, glaciologists study the ice and snow, while oceanographers ...
     8  -1 2014 sep 10bellona foundationThe Bellona Foundation - GRID-Arendal
     8  -2 2014 aug 14kick the habitKick the Habit : A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality | GRID-Arendal A new UNEP publication, written and produced by GRID-Arendal for World Environment Day 2008, shows how various levels of society can work towards ...
     8  +35 2014 jul 27truer den politiske styringenGlobale perspektiv - GRID-ArendalFor det første trues det globale økosystemet av alvorlig ubalanse mellom ... teknologi og politisk styring "spises opp" av befolkningstilvekst og økonomisk vekst.
     8  -6 2014 jul 26environmental ngo in gorjiaPartial List of Environmental NGOs in GeorgiaG.Info:State of the Environment Georgia - Environmental Institutions. Partial List of Environmental NGOs in Georgia . (compiled from the International ...
     9  +92 2014 oct 01sumgait ganja and nakhchivan trendEcologicalZonesthe Lesser Caucasus, Nakhchivan , Lenkoran and Kura- Araks; each of these ... the territories of Baku, Sumgait , Ganja , Mingachevir, Nakhchivan and others.
     9  +7 2014 aug 27women climate changeWomen at the frontline of climate change - Gender risks and hopes Women are often in the frontline in respect to the impacts of a changing climate . Globally the world is seeing increasingly frequent droughts and floods which are  ...
     9  +79 2014 aug 01clean water mapAccess to safe drinking water | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics Description: There are currently more than 1000 million people in the world that lacks access to an easily accessible and safe water source, ...
     10  -2 2014 aug 07permafrost global warmingPermafrost May Accelerate Global Warming , UNEP Scientists Warn Nairobi, 7 February 2001. - Global warming may be set to accelerate as rising temperatures in the Arctic melt the permafrost causing it to release greenhouse ...
     10  -4 2014 aug 02topographical map of europeTopographic maps | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryA collection of topographic maps (base maps) for overview of countries and ... of the Urals is included with Europe ), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe  ...
     10  +7 2014 jul 31sub-saharan africa mapSub - Saharan Africa : Mineral resources and political instability Description: Africa , south of Sahara , is a region with plenty of valuable mineral resources - metals, oil and diamonds. Foreign investments lead ...
     10  +13 2014 jul 26global current conveyor beltThe global conveyor belt thermohaline circulation is driven primarily by the ... the thermal forcing dominates, hence, the flow of upper current from south to north.
     10  -3 2014 jul 16global warming sea levelOver the last 100 years, the global sea level has risen by about 10 to 25 cm. Sea level change is difficult to measure. Relative sea level changes have been ...
     10  +24 2014 jul 16global warming potential6.12 Global Warming Potentials - IPCC Third Assessment Report 6.12 Global Warming Potentials . 6.12.1 Introduction. Just as radiative forcing provides a simplified means of comparing the various factors that are believed to  ...
     11  +1 2014 aug 28the coral reefsWhat are Coral Reefs ? | GRID-Arendal - Publications - Our Precious Coral reefs are marine ridges or mounds, which have formed as a result of the deposition of calcium carbonate by living organisms, predominantly corals, but ...
     11  -1 2014 aug 21antarctic ice shelf meltingNew concerns on the stability of the west Antarctic ice sheet | GRID Antarctica accounts for 91 percent of the total mass of ice on the Earth, contained in a vast ice sheet up to 4.6 kilometres thick. If the Antarctic ice were to melt  ...
     11  +90 2014 jul 25world resoucer dataThe World Resources 2005Each edition of World Resources includes a statistical appendix, a compilation of country-level data culled from a variety of sources. This section presents some ...
     12  +2 2014 sep 09nomadic herdingNomadic Herders : enhancing the resilience of pastoral ecosystems Recent research has shown that the degradation of pastures combined with the consequences of a changing climate poses significant challenges to nomadic  ...
     12  +6 2014 jul 31global warming processClimate change : processes , characteristics and threats - GRID-ArendalDescription: Most people have heard about climate change , they might even express a real concern about it, but how many would actually ...
     12  -2 2014 jul 22list of apesGreat apes range in Africa | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryIUCN Red List of Threatened Species website, accessed on February ... Stolen Apes - The illicit trade in Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Bonobos and ...
     13  -4 2014 sep 27abundance and greenhouseAtmospheric Chemistry and Greenhouse Gasesgreenhouse gas after carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4). It is a product of photochemistry, and its future abundance is controlled primarily by emissions ...
     13  +88 2014 sep 15запас пресной воды озероРесурсы пресных водОзера и реки с пресной водой содержат 105 тысяч куб.км или ~0.3% ... и Антарктике и содержат 68,9% мирового запаса пресной воды .
     13  -1 2014 aug 31what is environmentWhat is the state of the environment ? | GRID-Arendal - Publications The environment includes natural resources (fauna, flora, water, soil and minerals) and ecosystem services (crop production, energy supply and soil ...
     13  +11 2014 aug 20natural ecosystem forestCARBON MANAGEMENT IN NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS | GRID Ecosystems can be grouped into biomes, which reflect natural geographic ... The boreal forest biome holds the second largest stock of carbon; most of this is ...
     13  -5 2014 aug 19millenium ecosystem assessmentMillennium Ecosystem Assessment | GRID-Arendal - Maps The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment followed in the footsteps of these assessments and was designed to meet the need for information about the ...
     13  +24 2014 aug 06imis integration moduleInauguration of a new integrated management information system The Integrated Management Information System ( IMIS ) is being implemented ... The module being introduced today in Nairobi will facilitate the ...
     13  -8 2014 jul 30travel market norwayInnovation Norway travel and tourismInnovation Norway shall promote ... Source: Kairos Future, European Travel Trend Survey, 2009 ... Innovation Norway – sustainability on market , finance,.
     13  +3 2014 jul 17natural disaster essayNatural disasters ,Natural disasters ,. 12 - ENVIRONMENT AND POVERTY TIMES. Environmental disasters affect poor countries in particular, with dispro- portionate numbers of ...
     14  -10 2014 sep 27dans environ 1 anAperçu de la situation dans le monde - Global Environment Outlook Ces évaluations diffèrent dans leurs définitions du couvert forestier, leurs méthodes ... Le rythme de déboisement des forêts tropicales atteint près de 1 % par an.
     14  +1 2014 aug 26lacation map graphicGRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryThe GRID-Arendal Maps & Graphics Library is an on-going project to collect and catalogue all graphic products that have been prepared for publications and ...
     14  +35 2014 aug 24national flower numberThe national flower of Greenland: Dwarf fireweed (Chamerion Chamerion latifolium is a species of flowering plant in the evening primrose family known by the English common names Dwarf Fireweed and ...
     14  +8 2014 aug 09gas rumah kacaDeforestasi merupakan penyebab sekitar 17% emisi gas rumah Deforestasi merupakan penyebab sekitar 17% emisi gas rumah kaca secarra global. Oleh karena itu, merupakan penyumbang utama bagi perubahan iklim dan ...
     14  +87 2014 jul 30polar bear pops trademarkWWF Polar Bear Tracker: Polar Bears at Risk | Toxic Pollution in the Recent scientific research shows that, in some areas, polar bears are exposed to ... In addition to staying in the environment for a long time, POPs are a special ...
     15  -9 2014 sep 23té source vitalScolel Té : growing up with trees | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics Home >> Vital Graphics on Payment for Ecosystem Services - R ..
     15  +1 2014 sep 18it and envrionmental information presentationPresentation 2: The future of print and its impact on environmental Presentation 2: The future of print and its impact on environmental information by Klaus Liedtke. Klaus Liedtke began his presentation by describing ...
     15  +22 2014 aug 09wwf polar bearWWF Polar Bear Tracker: How is global warming affecting polar Global warming is a matter of life and death, and WWF is developing conservation strategies for species like the polar bear to preserve and protect arctic ...
     15  +14 2014 aug 06average global temperatureTrend in global average surface temperature | GRID-Arendal The figure shows the combined land-surface air and sea surface temperatures ( degrees Centigrade) 1861 to 1998, relative to the average temperature between  ...
     15  +1 2014 aug 02well irrigation in indiaIrrigation in rural India and the decentralisation test | GRID-Arendal Wells : The vicious circle. The village of Bhairkhanpalle is in the state of Andhra Pradesh, in the heart of the Indian peninsula. Geography has given this ...
     15  +2 2014 jul 19arable land by countryLand use in Eastern European countries - arable land and Description: The information on the state of biodiversity from 22 Central and Eastern European and former Soviet countries was assembled on ...
     16  +4 2014 aug 27human induced disasters informationNatural and Human Made Disasters | GRID-Arendal - Press releasesNatural and Human Made Disasters ... At the same time, the National Earthquake Information Centre in the United States reported that 2,900 ...
     16  -9 2014 jul 30pollution in kosovoEnvironmental Related diseases in KosovoEnvironmental pollution impact in the health of the citizens of Kosovo ... In Kosovo , the following factors are included: drinking water and sanitation, waste issues, ...
     17  +7 2014 aug 25matthias fender serviceplanEnvironment and Security Issues in the Southern ... - GRID-ArendalMaps and Graphics: Emmanuelle Bournay and Matthias Beilstein, Zoï Environment Network ..... fenders of the project argue that at the current .... Sources: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Plan Bleu, Times Atlas of the World.
     17  +84 2014 aug 08climte change and vulnerabilityClimate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability1. Overview of Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability to Climate Change ... Adaptation to Climate Change in the Context of Sustainable Development and Equity
     17  +16 2014 jul 23world shipping map
     18  +3 2014 sep 17conflict gridIllegal logging and the Congo conflict | GRID -Arendal - Maps Description: Illegal logging directly fuels many conflicts , as timber is a resource available for conflict profiteers or to finance arms sales. Without ...
     18  +27 2014 sep 12science et technologieScience et technologie - Global Environment Outlook 3 (GEO 3 Science et technologie . La science et la technologie continuent de transformer la structure de la production, la nature du travail et l'utilisation du temps de loisir.
     18  ~ 2014 sep 09published featuresFirst Digital Global Seafloor Geomorphic Features Map Published Arendal, 12 June 2014 –The first digital, global-scale, geomorphic features map ( GSFM) of the oceans was recently published by ...
     18  +6 2014 aug 08map of southeastern europeEthnic groups in the South Eastern Europe | GRID-Arendal - Maps Description: Since the fall of the Iron Curtain, ethnic tension has been a major factor in the development of the political situation in the Balkan ...
     19  +5 2014 aug 26where is yugoslaviaYugoslavia , topographic map | GRID-Arendal - Maps & Graphics Description: Now known as Serbia and Montenegro. Serbia and Montenegro is located in Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, ...
     19  -9 2014 jul 23grid reference graphicAntarctic References | GRID -Arendal - Maps & Graphics libraryDescription: Images of Antarctica (left) and Greenland (right) to scale. Antarctica is 50 per cent larger than the United States or Europe.
     20  +8 2014 sep 10munich re natural hazard zonesDisasterspeople killed in natural and non- natural disasters was .... Source: ReliefWeb ( 2002), Munich Re 2001 ..... informal settlements into the flood zone is putting.
     20  +1 2014 aug 26processes generating hazardous wastesTypical hazardous wastes generated by selected manufacturing Industry is the top producer of waste in developed countries. A large proportion of industrial waste is hazardous , because industrial processes  ...
     20  +5 2014 aug 13world map graphicThe GRID-Arendal Maps & Graphics Library is an on-going project to collect and ... Since Asia comprises a large portion of the World's popula- tion, and more ...
     20  +6 2014 aug 13increase in natural disastersDescription: With growing population and infrastructures the world's exposure to natural hazards is inevitably increasing . This is particularly true ...
     20  ~ 2014 aug 02gdp per country latamGDP per capita (US$1995) - Global Environment Outlook 3 (GEO 3 As a result, per capita GDP has grown by an average of only about 1.0 per cent a year, from ... GDP per capita (US$1995/year): Latin America and the Caribbean.
     20  +21 2014 aug 01anual rainfall hartbeespoortState of the Environment - South Africa: Freshwater Systems and Fig 3.13a Annual flow for the Orange River at downstream point ... the Palmiet River is a typical Western Cape river (see Box 3.1), experiencing winter rainfall .
     20  -3 2014 jul 16map of international watersGlobal International Waters Assessment (GIWA) case studies | GRID Home >> Vital Water Graphics >> Global International Waters ... Each case study includes an introduction and maps of the region and a ...
     21  +80 2014 aug 17website assessment reportIPCC Third Assessment Report - Climate Change 2001 - Complete This website contains the full text and graphics from the three working group contributions to the IPCC Third Assessment Report "Climate Change 2001" and the ...
     21  ~ 2014 aug 01coast of south africaState of the Environment - South Africa : Marine & Coastal , IntroductionThis is the driving introduction page of the section on Marine and Coastal systems in the State of the Environment report of South Africa .
     22  +14 2014 sep 19change the presentThe present carbon cycle - Climate Change - GRID-ArendalThe component cycles are simplified and the figures present average values. The riverine flux, particularly the anthropogenic portion, is currently very poorly ...
     22  -14 2014 sep 03global temperature trends
     22  +60 2014 aug 28hockey stick graphSummary for Policymakers - IPCC Third Assessment Report Figure 1: Variations of the Earth's surface temperature over the last 140 years and the last millennium. (a) The Earth's surface temperature is shown year by year ...
     22  +5 2014 aug 19foro mundial aguaLas empresas privadas administradoras de agua se ocupan cada vez más de ... En el Segundo Foro Mundial del Agua , celebrado en La Haya en marzo de ...
     22  -4 2014 aug 15wealth for the poorThe environment, the wealth of the poor ? | GRID-Arendal The poor and the rich share at least one inescapable common fate: they live on the same planet and depend on the same natural resources for their survival.
     22  ~ 2014 aug 14high quality south africaState of the Environment - South Africa : Freshwater Systems and This is the index page of the State of the Environment report of South Africa . ... In general, South Africa has extensive high quality information on water resources.
     22  +24 2014 jul 27caviar caspian seaSturgeon catch in the Caspian Sea and caviar imports - GRID-ArendalDescription: The sturgeon – sought for its caviar – has declined dramatically in what is now a heavily illegal trade. To reduce the illicit trade in ...
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