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COVID-19 in the Mountains: Impacts and Opportunities
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The Future of Mountain Communities and Environments
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Addressing Complex Sustainability Challenges of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems
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A New Paradigm for Disaster Management in Mountain Systems
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Transforming Science to Address Mountain Sustainability Challenges
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Collaborative Modeling of Mountain Communities and Environments
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How Mountain Communities in the U.S. Differ from Non-Mountain Communities
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Mountain Ecosystem Services

  Here are a few recent papers that share different ways to think about the Ecosystems Services Mountains Provide to Humanity. Aida Cuni-Sanchez, a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, worked with Dr. Robert Marchant from University [...]

Addressing Complex SES Challenges

Mountain social‐ecological systems (MtSES) are vital to humanity, providing ecosystem services to over half the planet's human population. Despite their importance, there has been no global assessment of threats to MtSES, even as they face [...]

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Cattle are moved seasonally between private and federal rangeland in mountain communities. Social–ecological approaches to rangeland management have been developed by the Blue Mountains working group and the Community‐Based Observing Network working group of the [...]

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