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The Mountain Partnership is pleased to announce the ninth IPROMO Course - the training programme on sustainable mountain development - jointly...

If the moment has arrived to take your sustainability project to the next level, then please note that the application period for the 2016 UIAA Mountain Protection Award (MPA) is now open.

Nomination for the much coveted Award, launched by the UIAA in 2013 and sponsored by...

“We have been monitoring the rate of the melting of ice on top of the mountain and the rate at which it is melting is alarming but I should say that it is as a result of climate change,” said John Magezi an environmental expert who led a team of researchers on the mountain.

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The Mountain Futures Initiative (MFI) was proposed during the Conference by the three institutes of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Kunming Institute of Botany, Chengdu Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, and the Institute of Geography and Natural Resources Research), and...

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...

The United Nations General Assembly designated 11 December “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development...

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,...

Human migration can be triggered by multiple factors, including political, demographic, economic and social influences. It is widely accepted that environmental change can also drive large populations to migrate to other regions. However, isolating and measuring environment-induced...

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