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Year: 2008

This, the first Mountain Research Initiative newsletter includes articles on the following:

  • Global change research in the Biosphere Reserve Val Müstair and the Swiss National Park (BVM–SNP)

  • The Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains – a progress report

  • The Mountain Invasion Research Network (MIREN)

  • Swiss Experiment: an e-science platform for interdisciplinary collaboration in environmental research

  • The contribution of satellite remote sensing to the monitoring of cryosphere in mountains

  • High Elevations working group: a new element of the Coordinated Energy and water cycle Observation Project

Also included is news on the first year of the global change research network for African Mountains; the MRI Europe progress report 2008 and Science for the Carpathians (S4C) - a brief history

This publication can also be accessed at http://mri.scnatweb.ch/dmdocuments/mri_news_no1-2008.pdf


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Year: 2008
The Global Renewable Energy Forum was held in May 2008 and was organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and Brazilian Ministry of Mones and Energy, Electrobras and Itaipu Binacional
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Year: 2008
The Global Renewable Energy Forum was held at the Bourbon Cataratas Hotel, in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, from 18-21 May 2008
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Year: 2008
Articles include the following:
  • Earth Hour, the Power of One and Shaping Nepali Environmental Thinking by Surya B
  • The incongruity of territorial perceptions as obstacle to resource management in communal land – case study from southern Morocco by Manfred Finckh & Holger Kirscht
  • Gender Roles in Household Energy Management:  Issues and Implications by Ishari Mahat
  • Conflict in Kugha watershed by Farmer Tantoh
  • People’s Participation in Forest Resource Management in the Uttaranchal Himalaya by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati
  • Natural resource management based micro-enterprises development in the Garhwal Himalayas by Ashok Pokhriyal and Laxmi Prakash Semwal
  • Irrigation and an approach of sort in Peru by José Carvajal
  • Ancestral Bio-Indicators in Andean Highland Regions: Disaster warning and resilience mechanisms by Sergio Alvarez Gutierrez
  • Interview on Everest Eco-Expedition by Marianne Heredge and Ujol Sherchan
  • Signs of climate change on roof-top of the world by Tsewang Namgail
  • Book review on Ecology and Human Well-Being by Pushpam Kumar and B. Sudhakara Reddy
  • Forests, people and power edited by Oliver Springate-Baginski and Piers Blaikie
  • Seabuckthorn by Helga Ahmad
  • News from the Mountain Research Initiative: The Global Change Research Network in African Mountains by The Mountain Research Initiative
  • Visit to Harsing, a beautiful old tea garden in Darjeeling by Nirnay John Chettri
  • Energy Saving and Drudgery Reducing Technology Initiative by Jagriti
  • Resource Management: Conflict, Use and Role of Women by C.L.Chowdhary
  • Education in a remote hill district of Nepal: Deusa Secondary School, Solukhumbu by Marianne Heredge
  • Reconciling Community Development Needs and Great Apes Conservation: the twin-track approach by African Conservation Foundation
  • Revival of mountain tourism in earthquake affected areas of Kaghan Valley in Northern Pakistan by Aftab-ur-Rehman Rana
  • William L. Brown Center for Plant Genetic Resources
  • Centre for Mountain Studies: Scotland by Martin Price
  • From Spain: Update on RedMontañas activities by Manzanares el Real
  • SYFA Update by Farmer Tantoh
  • MSc Environment and Development of Mountainous Areas - National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.)

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Year: 2008
Contents of the Bulletin: FEATURES Towards a Low-Carbon Society and its Relevance to Mountainous Regions - Shobhakar Dhakal & Anil K
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