Nouvelles des Alpes

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…
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Il reste encore des places disponibles dans le cadre du projet Youth Alpine Interrail, qui permet aux jeunes âgés entre 16 et 27 ans de voyager à travers les Alpes pendant l'été 2018 pour 50 euros seulement ! La participation de jeunes français est fortement encouragée ! L'inscription est possible en…
European Parks Academy 2018 -  Registration is open
The European Parks Academy (EPA) is a new international training format that addresses the increasing capacity needs for planning and effectively managing protected areas. The unique cooperation between IUCN´s World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), the research institution E.C.O. and the Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt resulted in well-designed and targeted training…
mardi, 06 février 2018

New issue of the journal eco.mont

New issue of the journal eco.mont
The new issue of the open-access journal eco.mont– Journal on Protected Mountain Areas Research and Management (January 2018) reflects on many aspects of protected areas like tourism, economic development and biodiversity and presents a review on private protected areas in Latin America.Take a look at the journal here. One article…
A new publication on the history of the Swiss National Park
The book “Erinnerungen an Pioniere des Schweizerischen Nationalparks - Memories of Pioneers of the Swiss National Park" is a contribution to the history of the Swiss National Park, in particular the research sector. Published in autumn 2017, it presents a collection of memories of the first researchers of the Park.…
mercredi, 20 décembre 2017

1st EUSALP Annual Forum

1st EUSALP Annual Forum
The 1st EUSALP Annual Forum took place on 23-24 November 2017 in Munich. It included a large variety of events and workshops presenting mostly the first results from the Action Groups. Action Group 7 on ecological connectivity, in which ALPARC is actively involved, also presented its first results. ALPARC contributes…
“Sensible”: A New Documentary Film on Alpine Fauna
On Wednesday 9th December “Sensible”, the new documentary on Alpine fauna, was broadcast on French TV.We are immediately transported into the reality of Alpine protected areas with the interview of the co-filmmaker, Geoffrey Garcel, Ranger in a natural reserve in Haute-Savoie (ASTERS, FR), followed by other mountain actors.The film shows…
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…
mardi, 19 septembre 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…