Nouvelles des espaces protégés

jeudi, 20 septembre 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…
8 videos to raise awareness on outdoors sports activities jointly developed by the French Regional Natural Parks of Auvergne- Rhônes Alpes (France)
The regional natural parks are the perfect location for outdoors activities: wonderful landscapes, extraordinary natural surroundings, several walking trails and more besides. However, people who engage in outdoor sports in this area need to consider nature and the indigenous wildlife and act responsibly to preserve it. To raise awareness in…
ALPARC Conference: Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) to facilitate work in Protected Areas
Sunrise on a bright autumn day in a mountain nature reserve, somewhere in the Swiss Alps. Several chamois and ibex graze here and there in a pasture above the tree line.  Suddenly, there is a movement and a noise in the sky and all the animals are gone within seconds.…
“Fotografare il parco” international photo contest: and the winner is…
The winners of the 12th international competition “Fotografare il parco” have been announced. This contest was organized by the Stelvio National Park (IT), the Gran Paradiso National Park (IT), Abruzzo, Latinum and Molise National Park (IT) and by the French Vanoise National Park in collaboration with Swarovski Optik Italia. Once…
Changes in management at the head of two National Parks in Austria and Italy
Two national parks have experienced major changes in their highest management unit : in the National park Gran Paradiso, Michele Ottino has already retired while the director of the National Park Kalkalpen Erich Mayrhofer will retire at the end of the year. Special thanks to Erich Mayrhofer – Director of…
mercredi, 20 décembre 2017

New territorial perspectives in the Alps

New territorial perspectives in the Alps
Territorial perspectives in the Alps are subject to change and constantly developing. Thus, the Ammergauer Alpen Region was given Nature Park status while in the Rätikon, the idea of a nature park has been further developed.A new nature park in GermanyIn August 2017 the “Ammergauer Alpen” Region was given “Nature…
Give Youth a Voice in the Alps with GaYA!
Give Youth a Voice in the Alps! GaYA Encourages Youth Participation in Local - Urban and Rural - Politics How can young people become more involved in local political processes? How can local politicians, their municipalities and the young themselves benefit from increased inclusion? These questions are central to the…
International photo contest “Fotografare il Parco” – Registration is open
The registration for the 12th edition of the international photo contest “Fotografare il Parco” is open. The contest is organized by the Stelvio, the Gran Paradiso, the Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise and the Vanoise National Parks. The four protected areas are glad to welcome all those visitors passionate about photography…
Rando Ecrins and Biodiv'Ecrins: transferable tools behind the scenes
With the aim to make a vast amount of data available to naturalists, tourists and other interested users online (e.g. trails, information on and observations of species), the Ecrins national park has developed open source tools since 2012. This makes them available to other protected areas. Why not also to…
lundi, 28 novembre 2016

C’est non au « Parc Adula »

Dans le Parc Adula: le Laghetto dei Corti dans le Val Malvaglia, en arrière-plan (Rheinwaldhorn).
La majorité des communes concernées s’est prononcée ce week-end contre leur participation au nouveau parc national Adula. Pro Natura regrette ce vote négatif et parle d’une chance gaspillée. L’organisation considère néanmoins encourageant qu’un large soutien à l’idée d’un développement durable et respectueux de la nature ait été exprimé et reconnu.…