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Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: a thorny road from inception to implementation?
A. Kinyondo; E. Villanger / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop local content policies (LCPs) to increase job and business opportunities for nationals in the sector. We study the process behin...
At the extremes: corruption in natural resource management revisited
A. Williams; K. Dupuy / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2016
Natural resource sectors are undergoing profound changes. Resources are being extracted in more remote locations within corruption-prone developing countries than was previously the case; there is an increased proliferation of actors ...
The ocean and us: how healthy marine and coastal ecosystems support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
C. Neumann (ed) / GRID Arendal 2015
The ocean has been a cornerstone of human development throughout the history of civilization. People continue to come to the coasts to build some of the largest cities on the planet, with thriving economies, culture and communities. O...
Values, culture and the ivory trade ban
Y.-S. Wu; S. Rupp; C. Alden / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The new reality of a world without ivory trade demands a re-examination of human values towards both elephants and ivory and what each has come to represent. The closure of the world’s largest ivory markets (US and China), in lin...
Nature Communications
Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
Mesophotic coral ecosystems - a lifeboat for coral reefs?
E. Baker (ed); Kimberly A. Puglise; Peter T. Harris / GRID Arendal 2016
The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit.  The invisible reefs, known as...
Marine Litter Vital Graphics | GRID-Arendal - Publications
Joan Fabres (ed) / GRID Arendal 2016
Every year, the sum of humanity’s knowledge increases exponentially. And as we learn more, we also learn there is much we still don’t know. Plastic litter in our oceans is one area where we need to learn more, and we need to...
REthinking Energy: renewable energy and climate change
International Renewable Energy Agency 2015
Renewable energy offers an immediate means to decarbonise the global energy mix. Doubling the share  of  renewable energy by 2030 could deliver around half of the required emissions reductions and, coupled with energy  ...
Climate change threatens Hawaiian forest birds
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment 2016
In Hawai'i, geograpahic isolation has prevented the natural establishment of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and many insect species, such as biting mosquitoes. Isolation has also facilitated the spectacular evolutionary radiation of H...
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
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Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: a thorny road from inception to implementation?
A. Kinyondo; E. Villanger / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop local content policies (LCPs) to increase job and business opportunities for nationals in the sector. We study the process behin...
At the extremes: corruption in natural resource management revisited
A. Williams; K. Dupuy / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2016
Natural resource sectors are undergoing profound changes. Resources are being extracted in more remote locations within corruption-prone developing countries than was previously the case; there is an increased proliferation of actors ...
The ocean and us: how healthy marine and coastal ecosystems support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals
C. Neumann (ed) / GRID Arendal 2015
The ocean has been a cornerstone of human development throughout the history of civilization. People continue to come to the coasts to build some of the largest cities on the planet, with thriving economies, culture and communities. O...
Values, culture and the ivory trade ban
Y.-S. Wu; S. Rupp; C. Alden / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The new reality of a world without ivory trade demands a re-examination of human values towards both elephants and ivory and what each has come to represent. The closure of the world’s largest ivory markets (US and China), in lin...
Mesophotic coral ecosystems - a lifeboat for coral reefs?
E. Baker (ed); Kimberly A. Puglise; Peter T. Harris / GRID Arendal 2016
The shallow coral reefs that we all know, are like the tip of an iceberg - they are the more visible part of an extensive coral ecosystem that reaches into depths far beyond where most people visit.  The invisible reefs, known as...
Marine Litter Vital Graphics | GRID-Arendal - Publications
Joan Fabres (ed) / GRID Arendal 2016
Every year, the sum of humanity’s knowledge increases exponentially. And as we learn more, we also learn there is much we still don’t know. Plastic litter in our oceans is one area where we need to learn more, and we need to...
REthinking Energy: renewable energy and climate change
International Renewable Energy Agency 2015
Renewable energy offers an immediate means to decarbonise the global energy mix. Doubling the share  of  renewable energy by 2030 could deliver around half of the required emissions reductions and, coupled with energy  ...
Climate change threatens Hawaiian forest birds
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment 2016
In Hawai'i, geograpahic isolation has prevented the natural establishment of mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and many insect species, such as biting mosquitoes. Isolation has also facilitated the spectacular evolutionary radiation of H...
Re-thinking the application of sustainable use policies for African elephants in a changed world
South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Despite increasing calls to recognise the intrinsic value of biodiversity, the need to incentivise people to choose conservation as a competitive form of land use through a sustainable use (SU) approach remains the de facto and de jur...
Communities and conservation in West Kilimanjaro, Tanzania : participation, costs and benefits
S. B. Mariki / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
This thesis contributes to the current debate on how to balance conservation and development objectives. The extent of land under protection globally has increased enormously over the last 30 years, and there are still plans to expand...
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Nature Communications
Nature Communications is an open access journal that publishes high-quality research from all areas of the natural sciences, biology, physics, chemistry, earth sciences.
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (JICZM)
The JICZM - Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (RGCI – Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada) is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all the subjects related to coastal management, namely focused on coastal oceanography (physical, geological, chemical, biological), engineering, economy, sedimentology, sociology, ecology, history, polluti...
Carbon Tracker / Investor Watch
Carbon Tracker is a not for profit financial think tank aimed at enabling a climate secure global energy market by aligning capital market actions with climate reality.The Carbon Tracker initiative is the first project of Investor Watch, a non-profit company established by Mark Campanale, its founder, to align capital markets with the goal of social and ecological sustainability....
Global Environmental Health
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), USA, identifies Global Environmental Health (GEH) as a part of its strategic themes, recognizing that because environmental health problems cross national boundaries, conducting studies around the world benefits not just those in areas being studied, but all people who suffer from the same or related environmental health problems....
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
ACIAR is a statutory authority within the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio operating under the ACIAR Act. The Centre was established by the Australian Government in recognition of the rare position Australia holds amongst industrialised countries, of having the range of climates—cool and warm temperate, subtropical and tropical—typical of the developing world. Austra...
Tropical Conservation Science (TCS)
TCS is a peer-reviewed open access journal that publishes original research papers and state-of-the-art reviews of broad interest to tropical conservation.
West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL)
West Coast Environmental Law is a Canadian legal champion for the environment. Through legal advice, education and advocacy, West Coast provides citizens and organizations with the knowledge, tools and innovative solutions needed to protect the environment and build sustainability locally, nationally and internationally.
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) (NRGI)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is a non-profit policy institute and grant-making organization that promotes the responsible management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Working in over thirty resource-rich countries, NRGI pursues this goal through research, advocacy, capacity development programs, and technical advice to governments and civil society actor...
Frontiers in Marine Science
Frontiers in Marine Science is an interdisciplinary open-access journal covering the environment, biology, ecosystem functioning and human interactions with the oceans.
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