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Monday, 14 September 2015

Testimonies to Climate Change

Testimonies to Climate Change
Climate change has consequences for mountain tourism. In the area occupied by the Écrins National Park/F, mountaineering is a major part of tourist activity in summer. Current climate change is a constraint on professionals, modifying landscapes and changing one particular perception of mountains. Sound documents made by the Centre de…
The role of the scientific councils in the Alpine Protected Areas
To what extent and under what conditions can scientific councils promote scientific research in the protected areas? To what extent do they support the management and governance of these areas and act as mediators in conflicts? These questions and many others were addressed during the “Interface between Science and Mountain…
Workshop “Alpine protected areas 2030 – a shared vision for the future”
Organized in the frame of the 20 years’ celebration of ALPARC, the workshop which will take place in Berchtesgaden at the 13th of October aims to identify new challenges for the protected areas for the next years - challenges in nature protection and regional development and new governance models for…
The regional natural parks of France and the biodiversity - new publication
The French nature park federation has released a leaflet titled "Les Parcs naturels régionaux et la biodiversité : retours d'expériences" realized with the support of GRTgaz and MEDDE.In this document, the Regional nature parks show their know-how and the importance of considering biodiversity in territorial policy implementations. Around twenty initiatives…
Detention is not a good foundation for discussions and decisions
3 staff members of the French National Park Vanoise have been held hostage by sheep farmers The president, the Director and several other staff members of La Vanoise National Park have been held hostage since the evening of the 1st of September by about 50 sheep farming representatives of the…
The EU strategy for the Alpine Region has been launched by the Commission
The 28 July 2015, the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) has been officially launched by the European Commission. It is the fourth EU macro-regional strategy. The macro-regional strategy concerns seven countries; five Member States - Austria, France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia - and two non-EU countries - Liechtenstein…
Schmetterlinge Vielfalt durch Wildnis
Wer hätte gedacht, dass der Nationalpark Kalkalpen mehr als 1.500 verschiedene Schmetterlingsarten beherbergt? Dieses Gebiet von rund 200 Quadratkilometern gilt als eines der letzten großflächigen Wildnisgebiete Mitteleuropas, geprägt von naturnahen Wäldern, unverbauten Wildbächen und ursprünglicher Gebrigslandschaft. Vielerorts verschollene Schmetterlinge finden hier ein letztes Rückzugsgebiet und viele von ihnen lassen sich…
The international photo contest "Fotografare il Parco" is open
The nature international photo contest of the Stelvio, Gran Paradiso, Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise and Vanoise National Parks is back.Registration for the 11th edition of the international photo contest “Fotografare il Parco” has opened. The contest is organized by the Stelvio, the Gran Paradiso, the Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise and…
"Youth at the Top" in the Alpine Arc - a real success for the 2015 edition!
The first edition of the international “Youth at the Top” project was a big hit! With a little help from the sunny weather in the whole Alpine Arc, groups of young people have participated with great enthusiasm in the first edition of this innovative project: sharing a physical, human, cultural…
« Les Alpes de la Méditerranée » sur la route de l'UNESCO !
Le dossier de candidature des Alpes de la Méditerranée au Patrimoine mondial de l'Humanité de l'Unesco avance à grands pas. Les experts de l'UICN France (Union Internationale pour la Conservation de la Nature) ainsi que le Ministère de l'Ecologie, duDéveloppement durable et de l'Energie ont été enthousiastes à la présentation…