Mountain Knowledge and Action Networks

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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: Historically, the climate of the HKH has experienced significant changes that are closely related to the rise and fall of regional cultures and civilizations
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: To illuminate future uncertainties and inform strategic plans, this chapter presents three qualitative scenarios for the status of the HKH through 2080
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: Mountains make up 24% of the world’s land area, are home to 20% of the world’s population, provide 60–80% of the world’s fresh water, and harbour 50% of the world’s biodiversity hotspots (well-established)
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: As mentioned in earlier chapters, the HKH regions form the entirety of some countries, a major part of other countries, and a small percentage of yet others
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: The cryosphere is defined by the presence of frozen water in its many forms: glaciers, ice caps, ice sheets, snow, permafrost, and river and lake ice
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: Commonly described as the “water tower for Asia,” the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) plays an important role in ensuring water, food, energy, and environmental security for much of the continent
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: The mountain people of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) face large challenges in food and nutrition security
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: Air pollution has large impacts on the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), affecting not just the health of people and ecosystems, but also climate, the cryosphere, monsoon patterns, water availability, agriculture, and incomes (established but incomplete)
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)—covering more than four million square kilometres from Afghanistan to Myanmar—is one of the world’s most ecologically diverse mountain biomes, with extreme variations in vegetation
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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: This chapter critically reviews the existing knowledge on livelihoods, poverty, and vulnerability in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)
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