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Pitch your project - Youth for the sustainable development of the Alps
Involving and empowering Youth in nature conservation is becoming increasingly important. ALPARC itself is deeply convinced that young people participation is one fundamental tool to contribute to the preservation of the Alpine natural and cultural heritage.  To all our young public: Do you want to "pitch your project" in order…
Martedì, 30 Luglio 2019

The Double Nature of Protected Areas In evidenza

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…
E-Natura2000.edu Project Report – Competencies for Managers of Natura 2000 Sites
The Natura 2000 network is the largest coordinated network of protected areas in the world. It was established in 1992 with the Habitats Directive. Ensuring effective management of individual Natura 2000 sites remains a challenge in most EU countries which hinders the full implementation of the Nature Directives.     …
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…
@ Parco Naturale Prealpi Giulie
The Parco Naturale Prealpi Giulie is now recognized by UNESCO as a new Biosphere Reserve. Biosphere Reserves are designated by national governments and then recognized by UNESCO under its Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme, which promotes sustainable development. Earlier this month, the MAB gave the park the status of…
@ Parc National des Ecrins
The Parc National des Ecrins was granted a spot on the International Union for Nature Conservation’s (IUCN) ‘Green List’ earlier this month during France’s Nature Congress (June 12th, 2019) in Marseille. The 'Green List’ Label gives international recognition to well-managed and well-governed protected areas and conservation sites. In order to obtain…
“Climate and Protected Areas: ‘Heat ahead! Adapting or letting it happen?’” – RNF Congress (France)
This was the emblematic title of the French Nature Reserves’ 38th Congress that was entirely dedicated to a new way of managing protected areas in order to adapt to climate change.When it comes to climate change the Alps are particularly effected. The French Nature Reserve (RNF) Congress, that took place…
Alpine school App: a smart way to discover, learn and experience the Alps
How to make learning approaches interactive and at the same time, effectively implement the principles of Mountain-oriented Education in school activities? These problems, including the active involvement of students in field actions, were faced during the development of the Alpine School Model - one of the main outputs of the…
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…
ALPARC @ Veronika Widmann
French presidency of the Alpine convention The XV Alpine Conference in Innsbruck, Austria marked the end of the Austrian presidency of the Alpine Convention. During its 2-and-a-half-year leadership, the Austrian presidency focused on climate change under the theme “protection and utilization” of the Alps. The conference, which took place during…