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OUrALPS an International Network of Mountain-oriented Education in the Alps
Educators, teachers, researchers and organizations in the field of education you are all invited to network via the new OurAlps web platform. An interactive map, information on events and news as well as the exchange of educational materials, photos and videos allow all interested people to get involved and contact…
Be Part of the Mountain: the Initiative is Growing and Becoming more and more Relevant
The successful two-year WeWild project ("We respect Alpine Wildlife") on ecologically friendly mountain sports has officially been completed. On November 7th, the final event of the project was officially held at the Alpine Museum of the Alpine Club in Munich. Once again, the project mobilized a large number of German…
Donnerstag, 20 Dezember 2018

More Youth Participation in the Alps!

More Youth Participation in the Alps!
This appeal went to the politicians of the Alpine countries at the final conference of the GaYA project in Chambéry/F. The extent to which the topic gets people moving was shown by the participation of numerous young people and representatives from politics and society throughout the Alps. Actively promote a…
Connected – or not connected? That’s the question!
You know about Ecological Connectivity, Fragmentation and Habitats? Well then, take up the challenge and test your knowledge in our picture quiz!At this moment, a picture quiz is running to bring the topic of Ecological Connectivity closer to a wider public. In this perspective the project partners of the ALPBIONET2030…
Donnerstag, 20 Dezember 2018

A new step forward for ALPBIONET 2030

A new step forward for ALPBIONET 2030
Identifying the Strategic Alpine Connectivity Areas (SACA) and proposing some concrete actions to safeguard their role for an Alpine ecological network – that is one of the main challenges facing the ALPBIONET2030 project. During the project Mid-term Conference that took place on 2nd and 3rd July 2018 in the Berchtesgaden…
The International Bearded Vulture Observation Day
The International  Observation Day (IOD) for bearded vultures have started in 2006 and consist in a one-day simultaneous count of bearded vultures across the whole Alpine arc, organised by the International Bearded Vulture Monitoring network (IBM), which is coordinated by the VCF. Since 2012, bearded vultures are also counted in…
Destination Parks Event Series: More “Value” for Tourism in the Alps
The summer tourist season is almost over, and it has again brought many people from Europe and elsewhere to the Alps and their protected areas. Their nature experience has without doubt not been the same for everyone: some might have experienced overcrowded places and traffic, whereas others have found energizing…
Donnerstag, 20 September 2018

New Biosphere Reserves in the Alps

New Biosphere Reserves in the Alps
Last July 2018 two new areas were recognised as UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in Italy: the Valle Camonica – Alto Sebino Biosphere Reserve and the Ticino, Val Grande Verbano Biosphere Reserve, which has been extended. This is an important step towards the promotion of solutions reconciling the conservation of biodiversity with…
YOUrALPS project: first milestones on Mountain-oriented education reached
Mountain-oriented education plays a key role to instil in young generation the sensibility and the knowledge of Alpine cultural and natural heritage. A stronger coordination between formal and non- formal education represents therefore a big potential for sustainable valorisation in the Alps. During more than one year, the YOUrALPS project…
Donnerstag, 20 September 2018

ALPBIONET2030 – Getting Concrete

ALPBIONET2030 – Getting Concrete
Identifying the Strategic Alpine Connectivity Areas (SACA) and proposing some concrete actions to safeguard their role for an Alpine ecological network – that is one of the main challenges facing the ALPBIONET2030 project. During the project Mid-term Conference that took place on 2nd and 3rd July 2018 in the Berchtesgaden…