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New publication: Wilderei im rätischen Dreiländereck - Bracconaggio nel triangolo retico
This book on wildlife crimes by Heinrich Haller represents a trans-border study reaching from the Swiss National Park over to Italy and Austria. A study of this type has never been published in such a way. It is not only about refurbishing history but also about the analysis of present…
Youth at the Top 2017 - The International Youth Event in the Alps
Hundreds of young people met across the Alps and the Carpathians, all engaging in a great adventure spending one day and one night in the mountains.   The third edition of “Youth at the Top” took place on July 11th and July 12th in six Alpine countries and three countries…
The 4th edition of the Alpine Convention’s Young Academics Award has been launched !
 Aware of the role young researchers play in the shaping of the future of the Alps, Alpine Convention seeks every year to reward the best master theses of students from different universities from across the Alps, who deal with relevant Alpine topics. This year’s 4th edition of Young Academics Award…
Lunedì, 03 Luglio 2017

Alparc new President & Vice President elections In evidenza

Alparc new President & Vice President elections
During the last ALPARC council meeting on June 29th-30th, Dr. Peter Oggier, Director of the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park was elected as the new Alparc president. He succeeds Dr. Michael Vogel, Director of the Berchtesgaden National Park who, is retiring after 14 years of Alparc presidency.  “I am looking forward to…
WeWild project: Designing a joint Alps-wide initiative for eco-friendly behaviour in snow and outdoor sports
The WeWild project (2016-2018) got well under way with the first workshop which was organised in Vorarlberg in March 2017. 16 stakeholders from six Alpine countries attended the two-day event, thereby underlining the interest in a common, Alpine-wide communication strategy regarding the behaviour of snow sports participants.The fruitful workshop discussions…
Alparc contributes with two articles to Natur und Landschaft 9/10 2017
Mountainous areas are known to be centers of biodiversity and biodiversity conservation. In Europe this is true for the Alps which extend to 8 countries. Together with the impacts of climate change, the ever rising quest for development by population and economy leads to the urgent need of taking action…
Whatsalp – a long-distance hike across changing landscapes in the Alps
In June 2017 a core group of hikers departed from Vienna and have been travelling through several destinations all over the Alps on a journey of 120 days that will lead them to Nice at the end of September.   Whatsalp is the continuation of TransALPedes, a journalistic-political project launched…
Give Youth a Voice in the Alps with GaYA!
Give Youth a Voice in the Alps! GaYA Encourages Youth Participation in Local - Urban and Rural - Politics How can young people become more involved in local political processes? How can local politicians, their municipalities and the young themselves benefit from increased inclusion? These questions are central to the…
WeWild: ALPARC Develops Communication Tools for Eco-friendly Behaviour in Snow and Outdoor Sports
In the frame of the WeWild project, ALPARC aims at developing a joint Alps-wide communication strategy and several joint communication tools that will help reduce the impact of snow sports on wildlife in the Alps. ALPARC wants to gather protected areas as well as other key players and interested partners…
Martedì, 19 Settembre 2017

Reading Mountains Festival 2017

Reading Mountains Festival 2017
Whenever legendary figures are scrambling out of book pages, folk songs are springing to life, you are savouring your grandmother’s favourite recipes, travel reports are enticing you to go on a walking tour, forests get to dance, rocks are trembling in the face of a mystery story, classical or contemporary…