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Torek, 30 Julij 2019

The Double Nature of Protected Areas Izpostavljeno

The Double Nature of Protected Areas
In their most recent editions, eco-mont wrote two interesting editorials on the mission of Protected Areas (PAs). The general trend regarding PAs administration is to favor touristic and local development over preservation, education and research – PAs core mission. With his 30 years of experience as a coordinator for the…
Četrtek, 18 Julij 2019

Youth at the Top 2019: Experiencing the Magic of Nature Izpostavljeno

Youth at the Top 2019: Experiencing the Magic of Nature
Discovering the power of witches, outsmarting evil spirts and finding magical remedies in the mountain wilderness…  Mountain educators and guides used these elements of fantasy to immerse the almost 600 young participants across 40 destinations in the Alps and Carpathians in an imaginary world to reconnect them with nature. This…
Promoting Education for Sustainable Development in the Alps: the official launch of the Alpine School Model and international network OurAlps
More than one hundred people interested in education for sustainable development participated in the international conference “Learning and Networking for sustainable development in the Alps” from May 14th to 15th.  The conference marked the beginning of a new form of education as the Alpine School Model and the international network…
@ Parc-Naziunal-Svizzer_Lozza-Hans
On May 6th, 2019, the Intergovernmental Science Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) published its report on the state of the world’s biodiversity.  145 scientists from 50 different countries and over 300 experts, carried out research for a period of 3 years. The report, 1,800 pages long, is…
Destination Parks: Working towards a Common Vision of Alpine Park Tourism
ALPARC is currently carrying out the Destination Parks project, which aims to promote the exchange of Alpine park destinations on sustainable tourism and to develop a common positioning of these regions in Alpine tourism. In October and December, regional exchanges took place in three best practise regions: the Queyras Nature…
Source: The Guardian
Species living in mountainous areas depend on unique climate conditions, which vary with elevation, for survival. Climate change is modifying these areas and has already resulted in temperature increases, changes in precipitation patterns and more extreme climatic events such as droughts and heat waves. These changes are already having noticeable…
Fauna Suedtirol @ S.Hackhofer
About 80 hunters from the three regions Haute Savoie (France), Val d’Aosta (Italy) and Valais (Switzerland) met in Chamonix to share their experience about their respective hunting practices and to evaluate the impact of hunting on ecological connectivity in the transboundary area, which is one of the Working Regions of…
@ ALPARC
The quiet off-season and welcoming Bavarian village of Balderschwang was the host of ALPARC’s latest Council meeting on April 12th and 13th 2019. The official launch of ALPARC’s new regional platform, ALPARC Centr’alps, was the main topic of the first session of the meeting. The new platform’s aim is to…
© ALPARC
On Thursday April 11th, 2019, the new regional platform of the Alpine network ALPARC CENTR’ALPS was officially founded in Balderschwang, Nagelfluhkette Nature Park (DE).  Directly linked by contract to the ALPARC network, the new platform has an association status based on German law.  The creation of a regional platform is…
Insights on environmental education know-how in the nature park Rosalia Kogelberg in Burgenland
The partners of the Alpine Space project YOUrALPS met on February 14th and 15th in the Burgenland to learn from different practices, knowledge and techniques on environmental education.In the context of a project steering group meeting, the YOUrALPS partners from France, Germany, Italy and Slovenia had the possibility to gain…