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Arsenic free drinking water: a success story
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network 2016
An honest effort was attempted against Arsenic in Madhusudan Kathi village in North 24 Pargana district of West Bengal. That effort is now reciting a success story today. It can be said that a revo...
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network
Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network aims to drive knowledge sharing and problem solving by collaborative action in the water sector. It lends itself to arsenic mitigation efforts of provincial governments and civil society groups by aiding them in developing appropriate solution and response to drinking water quality problems of their respective geographies. The mandate of this network is brin...
Environmental issues in Ethiopia and links to the Ethiopian economy
B. Daley / Evidence on Demand 2015
Ethiopia has a high-level strategy to pursue agriculture-based industrialisation with a goal of achieving middle income country status by 2025 with no net increase in carbon emissions. As an economy currently heavily dependent...
Green Development Strategic Action Plan for Ulaanbaatar 2020
Asia Foundation 2015
Ulaanbaatar is the capital and political, business and cultural center of Mongolia. The city has rapidly grown in size over the last decades as a result of rural to urban migration, attracting people seeking education, employm...
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...
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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...
CITES alone cannot combat illegal wildlife trade
K. Nowak / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) will address the growing threat from illegal trade at its forthcoming Conference of the Parties (CoP17). CITES is a regulatory treaty that is ...
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California Environmental Associates (CEA)
CEA provides consulting services and dives projects into five practice areas: philanthropic services, regulatory & Compliance Strategy, recruiting & organizational design services, sustainable business and sustainable finance.
Climate and Land Use Alliance
The Climate and Land Use Alliance aims to "seeks to realize the potential of forested and agricultural landscapes to mitigate climate change, benefit people, and protect the environment."
African Centre for Cities (ACC)
The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focussed on the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.
UKCIP
UKCIP was established in 1997. It's work focuses on three main categories: Decision-making for adaptation, ?Exchanging knowledge and ideas and ?Creative adaptation. ?UKCIP is based at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford.
International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT)
The International Council on Clean Transportation is an independent nonprofit organisation founded to provide research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. Their mission is "to improve the environmental performance and energy efficiency of road, marine, and air transportation, in order to benefit public health and mitigate climate change."
Copernicus Publications
Publisher of peer-reviewed open access journals which has been running since 2001.
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
Centre pour l'Environnement et le Développement / Centre for Environment and Development (CED)
Research and advocacy organisation promoting sustainable livelihoods and the protection of natural resources in Cameroon.
Center for Food Safety
Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a national non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy organization with an interest in human health and the environment, curbing the use of harmful food production technologies and promoting organic and other forms of sustainable agriculture.
International Journal of Development and Sustainability (IJDS)
IJDS is the official journal of the International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), a scientific, educational, and professional organization, registered by the Japanese Government. It covers a range of topics for sustainability concepts and practices across the science and technology fields.
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