MRI Mountain Governance Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in a short online survey on governance in mountain environments. We are interested in gaining understanding of the major challenges for governance, and what is being done to foster sustainability in the world’s mountains. We are particularly interested in gaining insights from in-depth case studies that have paid attention to governance as [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:29:45-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Call for Papers of Special Issue on “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges”

Background A significant proportion of the global population depends on crucial goods and services provided by mountain and boreal regions, including fresh water (for domestic use, irrigation and hydropower), raw materials, and recreation. However, mountain regions all over the world are facing multiple challenges due to environmental and socio-economic changes with related impacts on human [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:57:49-06:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate – Registration

Register by Jan 4 to submit comments on the IPCC Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere: https://www.ipcc.ch/apps/comments/srocc/sod/register.php Relevant chapters for mountain cryosphere in a changing climate (glaciers, permafrost, snow) include Chapter 2 (High Mountain Areas) and to some extent also Chapter 3 (Polar Regions) and Chapter 6 (Extremes, Abrupt Changes, and Managing Risks), in which [...]

By |2018-11-30T13:54:51-06:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |