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Mountain areas face the contradictory forces of marginalisation, commodification, conservation, rewilding, ‘green’ industrialisation, and bioeconomy developments. The remaining high nature value farming systems of these areas enabling high quality food…

Pressures, opportunities and benefit sharing in mountain landscapes and communities

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Belowground microbial communities play a prominent role in alpine ecosystems, regulating major biogeochemical cycles and the supply of growth-limiting nutrients to plants. This talk will consider some recent advances in…

Belowground microbial responses to global change in alpine ecosystems

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Implementing the Sendai Framework in Mountains About Karen Sudmeier-RieuxSenior Researcher @ TH Koeln- Cologne University of Applied SciencesKeynote Details Full TitleImplementing the Sendai Framework in Mountains:  a slippery slope in need…

Implementing the Sendai Framework in Mountains

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Communities at the Top: transformative processes in the context of crisis in mountain regions About (c) unknown Jorge Recharte, Ph.D., is the Executive Director of the Instituto de Montaña and…

Communities at the Top: transformative processes in the context of crisis in mountain regions.

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In 1815 Tambora, a volcano in a small Indonesian island just east of Java, violently erupted killing untold numbers and incinerating villages and crops. This eruption, which historian Gillen D’Arcy…

After The Ashfall: What Ancient Environmental Disasters Can Tell Us About The Human Attachments To The Landscape

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Nonlinear Processes Accelerating Glacier Response to Climate Change About Shawn Marshall is a Professor at the University of Calgary Department of Geography. Marshall’s research interests include glacier dynamics, cryosphere-climate processes,…

Nonlinear Processes Accelerating Glacier Response to climate change

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Mountain systems are gradually becoming more vulnerable to both globalization processes and climate change. The urgency to respond to these changes as well as recent disruptive events have highlighted the…

Turning climate change threats into opportunities

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Enhanced environmental changes in mountain regions About Nick Pepin is a climate scientist at the School of the Environment, Geography & Geosciences at the University of Portsmouth. His research interests…

Enhanced environmental changes in mountain regions

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