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Aspen Declaration provides new momentum for mountains

Aspen Declaration provides new momentum for mountains


Delegates from 97 mountain countries around the world endorsed the Aspen Declaration today during the closing ceremony of the Sixth Global Meeting of the Mountain Partnership in Aspen, United States of America.

The Mountain Partnership is the United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to mountain peoples and environments, and...

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“Nature & Faune” Magazine calls for submissions – by 31 March 2011


The “Nature & Faune” Magazine invites to submit manuscript(s) on successes, problems and concerns related to the theme: “Economic and social significance of forests for Africa’s sustainable development”, by 31...

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Three quarters of the Alpine glaciers could melt by 2100, says study by Nature Geoscience


According to two studies published by the review Nature Geoscience, the 75 percent of the Alpine glaciers could disappear by the end of 2100 and a rise of several metres...

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UNICEF internship programme – applications by 21 January 2011


UNICEF India Country Office invites applications for a full-time Internship programme from 25 May to 3 August 2011. The internship offers an opportunity to explore issues related to child rights...

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THESARD PRIZE 2011 for a Thesis on Mountain Areas – send CVs and summaries by 15 January 2011


The Thesard Prize 2011 launched by the Mountain Chambers of Commerce and Industry will award 5,000 Euros to the author of a thesis on mountain areas. An international multidisciplinary Scientific...

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Glaciers in South America and Alaska melting faster than those in Europe, says new UNEP report


The new report entitled "High Mountain Glaciers and Climate Change - Challenges to Human Livelihoods and Adaptation" compiled by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) in partnership with scientists and research...

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International Mountain Day


The United Nations General Assembly has designated 11 December, from 2003 onwards, as “International Mountain Day”. It is observed every year with a different theme relevant to sustainable mountain development.Read More »

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