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The United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) released the first two reports of a new series on regional mountain-based adaptation in order to encourage urgent action to protect mountain ecosystems from the impacts of climate...

We have the pleasure of sharing with you some important information about two upcoming mountain events in Mbale, Uganda next October:

• The World Mountain Forum – Mountains for Our Future on 17-19 October

• The Fifth Global Meeting of the...

As the planet warms, plants, trees, fish and other natural resources are on the move, shifting toward the poles, in the direction of higher elevations and deeper into the seas, states a paper published February 24 in the journal Nature Climate Change. This natural capital has economic...

Resilience has become a buzzword in popular research and policy for climate change adaptation. The wide range of shocks from climate change are felt in areas like food security, social protection, conflict, and disaster relief. Resilience thinking is the conventional response that...

Shaun McCance, the son of Imperial Charity founder and White Horse News’ Person of the Year  nominee David McCance, will make the two-year, 38,000 mile journey with friend Gavin Scott.

The pair are setting out to photograph the landscapes and cultures across the...

Climate change’s manipulation of global temperatures is causing glaciers to recede, icebergs to calve, and the yearly snowpack to melt earlier. But how do such changes influence life? A recent study investigated this, focusing on how early snowmelts, and therefore flowering times,...

From 2010 to 2012, Astrid Stensrud, currently a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Oslo, researched climate change in the Colca Canyon of southern Peru, as part of the project “...

The Government of Uganda through its Ministry of Water and Environment (MoWE) jointly with Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS) and in collaboration with partners in a global programme “Sustainable Mountain Development for Global Change (SMD4GC)” financially and technically...

By 2050, climate change will increase the groundwater deficit even more for four economically important aquifers in the Western U.S., reports a University of Arizona-led team of scientists.

The new report is the first to integrate scientists’ knowledge about groundwater in...

There are some questions so vast, so perplexing, that it seems humanity might never have a concrete answer one way or the other. If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Why did the chicken cross the road? Will organic agriculture ever be...

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