Sustainable water management at ForumAlpinum

Sustainable water management at ForumAlpinum

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From 4-8 June 2018, 2018, water experts from around the Alps gathered in Breitenwang, Austria, where the 7th Water Conference of the Alpine Convention, took place in the scope of the ForumAlpinum, a biannual event by the International Scientific Committee on Research in the Alps (ISCAR),...

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Forests and water in mountain catchments: education, citizen science and the Mountain Partnership

Forests and water in mountain catchments: education, citizen science and the Mountain Partnership

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A thematic session on “Forest and water in mountain catchments: education, citizen science and Mountain Partnership” will take place during the International Environmental Education Conference, to be held on 30 May–1 June 2018 at Eger University in Hungary. In the framework of the European Forestry Commission Working Party on the...

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61st Congress of Rotary District 2080

61st Congress of Rotary District 2080

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Giorgio Grussu of the Mountain Partnership Secretariat will present the Coalition for Fragile Ecosystems that the Mountain Partnership and Global Island Partnership are building together at the 61st Congress of Rotary District 2080 (Rome, Lazio, Sardinia), to be held on 25 May 2018 Santa Teresa di Gallura, Sardinia, Italy. The...

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Mountain session, SDG 15 Expert Group Meeting

Mountain session, SDG 15 Expert Group Meeting

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The role of mountains as key providers of goods and services essential for global sustainable development was discussed during a dedicated session of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 15 on Life on Land in New York on 15 May 2018. 

Andrew Taber, former Chair of the...

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The Mountain Institute wins St Andrews Prize

The Mountain Institute wins St Andrews Prize

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The Mountain Institute, a Mountain Partnership member, is the 2018 winner of the St Andrews Prize for the Environment. Their winning project integrates 2 000 years of indigenous knowledge of water management in the Andes with contemporary science and technology to create hybrid solutions that improve water security,...

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Adaptation in Central Asia mountain villages

Adaptation in Central Asia mountain villages

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The Alliance of Central Asian Mountain Communities (AGOCA) recently published the brochure Traditional adaptation practices in Central Asian villages. The publication was the result of the multi-year project “Improving resilience and adaptive capacity at the local level”, supported by the Mountain Partnership (MP) Central Asia Mountain Hub (CAMH),...

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