Climate change in the Himalaya: Views of Mountain Forum members voiced on the Mountain Forum Global Discussion List (2005)

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In November 2004, news was flashed around the globe that a delegation of environmentalists would present a petition (Climate Justice Programme 2004) to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to place the Sagarmatha National Park (SNP) World Heritage Site on UNESCO's List of World Heritage in Danger, citing melting snow and glacier ice as the primary threat. This development, brought to the attention of Mountain Forum by Ms Salima Khatoon of the Mountain Forum Secretariat, was hotly debated in the Mountain Forum's global discussion list ( Several members of Mountain Forum also participated in this spontaneous discussion.
Year: 2005
Language: English
In: Mountain Research and Development, Vol 25, No 4, Nov 2005: 384-385:,



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