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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...
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...
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...
Norway’s role in supporting green growth in developing countries
A. Torvanger; Kamleshan Pillay / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research 2016
This report discusses green growth in developing countries, and Norway's role supporting such a green development strategy. After defining green growth in the context of developing countries, the report discusses indicators of green g...
What’s fair – and why? An empirical analysis of distributive fairness in the climate negotiations
Vegard H. Tørstad 2016
In the climate negotiations, conceptions of fairness plays an important role. For a climate agreement to be effective and durable, it must be conceived as fair by as many of its parties as possible. Unfortunately, there is hardly a co...
Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2014
Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local n...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 2
The Nansen Initiative 2015
Companion for volime of annexes to accompany Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1. Annex I Regional Dynamics of Disaster-Related Human Mobi...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1
The Nansen Initiative 2016
Forced displacement related to disasters, including the adverse effects of climate change (disaster displacement), is a reality and among the biggest humanitarian challenges facing States and the international community in the...
The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
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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...
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...
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...
Norway’s role in supporting green growth in developing countries
A. Torvanger; Kamleshan Pillay / Center for International Climate and Environmental Research 2016
This report discusses green growth in developing countries, and Norway's role supporting such a green development strategy. After defining green growth in the context of developing countries, the report discusses indicators of green g...
What’s fair – and why? An empirical analysis of distributive fairness in the climate negotiations
Vegard H. Tørstad 2016
In the climate negotiations, conceptions of fairness plays an important role. For a climate agreement to be effective and durable, it must be conceived as fair by as many of its parties as possible. Unfortunately, there is hardly a co...
Assessment of women’s livelihood needs in three eco-zones of Bangladesh
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 2014
Evidently women are more severely affected by climate change and natural disasters because of their social roles, discrimination and poverty. In rural Bangladesh they are specially vulnerable since they are highly dependent on local n...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 2
The Nansen Initiative 2015
Companion for volime of annexes to accompany Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1. Annex I Regional Dynamics of Disaster-Related Human Mobi...
Agenda for the protection of cross-border displaced persons in the context of disasters and climate change, volume 1
The Nansen Initiative 2016
Forced displacement related to disasters, including the adverse effects of climate change (disaster displacement), is a reality and among the biggest humanitarian challenges facing States and the international community in the...
Should Tanzania establish a sovereign wealth fund?
Ragnar Torvik / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2016
Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. This working paper by Ragnar Torvik looks into different arguments used as reasons to establis...
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The Nansen Initiative
State-led consultative process to build consensus on a protection agenda addressing the needs of people displaced across borders in the context of disasters and the effects of climate change.
Bioforsk / Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research
Bioforsk conducts applied and specifically targeted research linked to multifunctional agriculture and rural development, plant sciences, environmental protection and natural resource management. International collaboration is given high priority.
Diakonhjemmet University College
Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Noref)
Noref – The Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre (Norsk Ressurssenter for Fredsbygging) – is a resource centre integrating knowledge and experience to strengthen peacebuilding policy and practice. The objectives of Noref are: To support Norwegian peacebuilding policies and practices by acting as a focal point for these efforts. To support Norwegian...
Journal of Agriculture and Environment
The Journal of Agriculture and Environment is devoted to the cause of advancing understanding on the various aspects of Agriculture, Farming Systems and Environment through literature review, theoretical analysis, research and practical experiences. Besides research and review papers, case studies, methodological approach, book reviews, reports on seminars and meetings, short communications, and l...
Farmers' Rights
The Farmers' Rights website has been developed as a tool for decision makers, practitioners, and others involved in the realisation of Farmers' Rights. It is also intended as an information source for researchers and other interested individuals. The website provides information on the history, legal status and contents of Farmers' Rights, on the state of implementation of these rights...
The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania
The Government of the Kingdom of Norway and the United Republic of Tanzania established diplomatic relations more than 30 years ago and the two countries have ever since enjoyed cordial relationship. The Norwegian Embassy in Tanzania is responsible for carrying out official and diplomatic communication between the two governments, as well as overseeing development co-operation between Norway and T...
Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB)
Norwegian University of Life Sciences is a leading international centre of knowledge, focused on higher education and research within environmental- and biosciences. UMB focuses specifically on biology, food, environment, land use and natural resource management.
Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA)
BORA is an institutional repository containing scientific and research related material from the University of Bergen. Here you will find full-text peer-reviewed journal articles, theses, dissertations and other digital research materials.
Encyclopedia of Earth (EoE)
The Encyclopedia of Earth is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each other's work. The articles are written in non-technical language and will be useful to students, educators, s...
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