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 Partner CMN Research – Indigenous-led conservation: Pathways to recovery forthe nearly extirpated Klinse-Za mountain caribou

Are you interested in indigenous lead conservation of fauna? Interested in recovery pathways for nearly extirpated species? Are you invested in the development of populations of Klinse-za mountain caribou? Mountain Sentinel network partners Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) sponsored the authorship of a paper that sparks interesting discourse on the subjects above! If you are interested, [...]

By |2022-07-04T05:04:42-06:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sustainability|Tags: , |

Feminist Hiking Collective: Collective Participatory Survey for Mountain Women

Feminist Hiking Collective is a feminist non-profit organisation and a transnational hub for feminist hikers. Their aim is to contribute to transformative system change through feminist pedagogy, research and resource co-creation, and to build collective feminist leadership and power through hiking. They wish to co-build a feminist world for the common good that is grounded in [...]

By |2022-07-04T05:01:20-06:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sustainability, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Mountain Partnership Products Initiative

Mountain Sentinels' partner Mountain Partnership has been working on an amazing and innovative approach to securing environmentally and ethically viable value chains. Mountain Products Initiative is an award-winning voluntary labeling scheme for "high-value mountain products" that come out of developing countries such as Jumla Marshi Rice which is cultivated on the banks of the Tila River [...]

By |2022-06-03T08:29:57-06:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sustainability|Tags: , , |

Film: Sustainable Summits, Climate Solutions from the Top of the World (Nepali & English)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4o18xcYT8Lo&ab_channel=SustainableSummitsNepal The Sustainable Summits Nepal team is pleased to let everyone know that the Nepali language version of our film Sustainable Summits, Climate Solutions from the Top of the World is now available on YouTube! This film was previously released in English, on YouTube, back in 2021. It is an exciting opportunity to use [...]

By |2022-06-02T03:50:06-06:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Mountain Sustainability|Tags: , |

Up Wait Creek Without a Pilot

As winter solstice is upon us and darkness hovers in the far north and south, Chris Cosgrove, PhD student at Oregon State University and Early Career Mountain Sentinels member, shares his zany fieldwork experiences from the Wrangell Mountains in Alaska from earlier in the year. Up Wait Creek Without a Pilot “… Doable but a [...]

Early Career Mountain Sentinels

In an effort to attract new, young minds to the Mountain Sentinels network, we created the Early Career Mountain Sentinels group, which began as a brief cocktails and tapas event at Perth III this past October.  If the venue was a bit small, and if the meatballs ran out far too soon, that is only [...]

Mountain researchers and stakeholders gather in Serre Chevalier, France!

Welcome to the Mountain Sentinels blog!  We are excited to welcome participants to our first workshop on “Transdisciplinary Approaches to Mountain Sustainability”, held 30 June to 3 July in Serre Chevalier, France.  Participants include researchers and stakeholders from mountain regions around the world.  We are just starting to gather here today.  Check in later for [...]

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