The North American node of UNEP's Global Resource Information Database (GRID), designated as GRID-Sioux Falls, is located at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center of the United States Geological Survey in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA. GRID-Sioux Falls has been operational since 1991 and functions as a partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
This Arab Region Atlas of Our Changing Environment uses evocative imagery and informative descriptions to tell a story of prominent environmental change across 22 Arab countries over the last 50 years. While this atlas documents the commonalities shared by these nations, it also highlights the unique challenges each country faces in the 21st century.
This publication presents a quick and clear overview of the people and places vulnerable to water stress related to the impacts of climate change in the Nile Basin.
Complete with up-to-date maps, recent and historical satellite images, ground photographs, data tables, graphs and compelling storylines, the Kenya Wetlands Atlas provides a vivid depiction of the state of Kenya's wetlands.
This assessment study uses multiple sources of data to study the potential hydrological impact of the Gibe III dam in Ethiopia on Lake Turkana water levels.
Effective disaster planning, preparation and dissemination of early warning information led to a minimal death toll in the wake of the strongest cyclone to hit India in 14 years.
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This spectacular video created by Bella Gaia, in cooperation with UNEP, shows environmental issues occurring around the world within the last few decades.