HIMAP Chapter Brief

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Year: 2019
Chapter ABSTRACT: Mountains are large landforms raised above the surface of the earth emerging into peaks and ranges
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Chapter ABSTRACT: Many challenges for sustainability are related to weak governance, natural resource overexploitation, environmental degradation, certain aspects of unregulated or rapid urbanization, and loss of traditional culture
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chapter ABSTRACT: The mountain people of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) face large challenges in food and nutrition security
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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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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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Chapter ABSTRACT: This chapter critically reviews the existing knowledge on livelihoods, poverty, and vulnerability in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)
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Chapter ABSTRACT: Climate change impacts in the mountains of the HKH are already substantive
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Chapter ABSTRACT: Climate change in combination with socioeconomic processes and opportunities have an especially severe impact on people living in remote mountain areas of the Hindu Kush Himalaya
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Chapter ABSTRACT: For the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region, the importance of migration continues to be significant for livelihoods
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Chapter ABSTRACT: The governance of environmental resources holds the key to the future of sustainable development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)
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