International Mountain Day: Spotlighting cultural heritage and ethical fashion

International Mountain Day: Spotlighting cultural heritage and ethical fashion

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The January 2023 issue of Peak to Peak recaps the highlights of International Mountain Day 2023, "Women move mountains". Top news stories cover high-level events held in Rome as well as celebrations held wordwide to commemorate the International Day. Furthermore, news stories announce a collaborative initiative to protect mountain landscapes...

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World’s nations adopt a landmark framework to support global biodiversity

World’s nations adopt a landmark framework to support global biodiversity

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The community of the world's nations adopted a landmark framework to support global biodiversity on 19 December, and the agreement contains significant contributions from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), committed to make sure that the needs and impacts of agrifood systems are given due consideration.

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Ecosystem restoration in the mountains - policy brief

Ecosystem restoration in the mountains - policy brief

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Mountains play a crucial role for both the highlands and lowlands, but are particularly vulnerable to climate change and human interventions. This policy brief focuses on ecosystem restoration in the mountains. It highlights the role of healthy mountain ecosystems and their services and provides a set of recommendations to help...

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CBD COP 15 side event: Celebrating International Year of Mountains - ensuring mountain biodiversity protection within the post-2020 GBF implementation

CBD COP 15 side event: Celebrating International Year of Mountains - ensuring mountain biodiversity protection within the post-2020 GBF implementation

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Mountain biodiversity is important for human wellbeing at global scale. Mountains are biodiversity hotspots, providing home to outstanding natural heritage and habitat for unique species. They support the provision of essential ecosystem services to local communities and beyond: as water towers, mountain regions supply freshwater to over half of humanity...

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CBD COP 15

CBD COP 15

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With China in the Chair as President, the 15th Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity will reconvene 5 to 17 December 2022 in Montreal, Canada, where a new world agreement to safeguard nature is expected to be adopted.

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Women move mountains: High-level events to mark International Mountain Day

Women move mountains: High-level events to mark International Mountain Day

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The December 2022 issue of Peak to Peak announces the upcoming high-level events planned for International Mountain Day (IMD) 2022. Top news stories highlight mountains on agendas in international discussions, recapping mountain-related side events at UNFCCC COP27 and introducing the approval of a new resolution on sustainable mountain development at...

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