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Seagrasses are marine flowering plants that are found in shallow waters in many parts of the world, from the tropics to the Arctic circle. Seagrass meadows are of fundamental importance to nature and people. They contribute to community well-being

World Conservation Monitoring Centre United Nations Environment Programme UNEP GRID - Arendal World Seagrass Association
2018

Highlights from the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP), 2012–2017

This short report presents a selection of the key findings, achievements and lessons learned from the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) over the

Center for International Climate Research International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development UNEP GRID - Arendal
2015

This paper presents a methodology for deriving hazard maps on the global level, which puts emphasis on the use of stream flow data directly and gives credible results in terms of hazard and risk computation. The issue this methodology attempts to resolve

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction UNEP GRID - Arendal Centro Internazionale in Monitoraggio Ambientale
2016

This brief outlines some options to help prioritise mountain environments and populations as an essential target of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) countries’ implementation efforts, regarding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  • improve regional
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Center for International Climate Research
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Assam
2012

This report is an illustrated overview of the trends and challenges in sustainable mountain development in Central Asia since 1992. It highlights selected achievements and lessons learned, and identifies opportunities for further progress. It also

Zoï Environment Network UNEP GRID - Arendal University of Central Asia Mountain Partnership
2012

This paper critically reviews the ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) to climate change in Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS), focusing on the need to integrate local and external knowledge. An analysis of current EbA in the Caribbean is

Center for International Climate Research UNEP GRID - Arendal Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
2011

This report underlines that women are disproportionately likely to lose their lives during disasters, such as drought or floods. It asserts that women represent a primary resource for adaptation through their experience, responsibilities and strength, and

UNEP GRID - Arendal

Mission

GRID-Arendal is an official United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) collaborating centre, supporting informed decision making and awareness-raising through:
- Environmental information management and assessment
- Capacity building services
- Outreach and communication tools, methodologies and products

Its is to create environmental knowledge enabling positive change. This is achieved by organizing and transforming available environmental data into credible, science-based information products, delivered through innovative communication tools and capacity-building services targeting relevant stakeholders.

The organization has no registered commitments.

The Sendai Framework Voluntary Commitments (SFVC) online platform allows stakeholders to inform the public about their work on DRR. The SFVC online platform is a useful toolto know who is doing what and where for the implementation of the Sendai Framework, which could foster potential collaboration among stakeholders. All stakeholders (private sector, civil society organizations, academia, media, local governments, etc.) working on DRR can submit their commitments and report on their progress and deliverables.

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