Seeking Stories from the Mountains

Mountain Sentinels wants to hear from our members, partners, and audience. We invite you to submit a brief pitch about living, working, or researching in the mountains which could be featured in the Mountain Sentinels blog and linked in our newsletter. This is an opportunity to have a published work disseminated to our international audience [...]

By |2023-01-30T16:12:43-07:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog|

International Mountain Day Event Spotlight

By Rowena Davis| Mountain Sentinels Program Manager What better way to end 2022, and phase one of the UN Year of Sustainable Mountain Development, than by celebrating International Mountain Day? This year, Mountain Sentinels was honored to partner with Canadian Mountain Network to explore the 2022 theme of “Women Move Mountains” by hosting a dialogue [...]

By |2022-12-22T11:06:52-07:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , , , |

With $2 million from NSF, Indigenous knowledge and western science meet to advance mountain sustainability

By Nik Olsen | CSU Source An effort to ensure sustainability of mountainous regions and peoples around the world, centered around local and Indigenous knowledges and braiding knowledges with western science, is moving forward with a $2 million funding push from a National Science Foundation award to Colorado State University. Mountain Sentinels, based at CSU, is [...]

Biking on Long-Distance Trails Act

“The Biking on Long Distance Trails (BOLT) Act not only highlights fantastic landscapes on our public lands through trails such as the Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Utah and the Maah Daah Hey Trail in North Dakota, but also continues to recognize the benefits of developing outdoor recreation opportunities,” - IMBA Director of Government Affairs Todd [...]

By |2022-08-03T05:29:28-06:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , |

GlacierHub: International Framework Aims to Protect and Manage Lands Recently Exposed by Glacier Retreat

By Emily Denny | GlacierHub As global temperatures rise, glaciers from the Andes, the European Alps, the Himalayas and other mountain ranges are melting at alarming rates. While local communities are coming up with innovative solutions to adapt to these transforming ecosystems, international initiatives to support or upscale these efforts are rare. “We have so much data in [...]

Mountain Sentinels Fellow, Kerry Mendoza, Aids Peruvian Community

By Kerry Mendoza *Spanish version below* As the Inca Empire expanded, other cultures developed simultaneously in Central Peru, such as the Xausas who was known for having established a diverse range of settlements as a pastoralist society and who specialized in raising several species of South American camelids. Later, during the process of colonization in [...]

By |2022-06-06T01:50:25-06:00July 13th, 2021|Categories: Home Page Featured, Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: , , , |

3rd Global YEAH Conference Recap

This was the third virtual conference YEAH has hosted. We hosted one in spring 2020 and one in fall 2020, both as ways to share student presentations in a free, virtual setting amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This 2021 spring conference theme was "Environmental Conservation, Sustainability, and Equity." We had specific presentations covering the Sustainable Development Goals, [...]

By |2021-05-12T03:13:50-06:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog|Tags: |

Mountain Sentinels Fellow Advocates for Myanmar during COVID-19

Tual Sawn Khai Country Coordinator of Myanmar -16th UN Climate Change Conference of Youth PhD Candidate in Sociology and Social Policy Lingnan University, Hong Kong [email protected] How has COVID-19 impacted my community? My community, Tuisau Village, is located in the highlands around 30 miles from Kalay City, Sagging Region, and 20 miles from Tedim Township, Chin [...]

By |2021-10-29T16:31:50-06:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Mountain Sentinels Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , |
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