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Unsuitable landscapes for energy production
by [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] published Jan 26, 2023 last modified Jan 26, 2023 05:12 PM — filed under: , , , ,
The results of a recent survey from Switzerland are clear: no to energy production in almost unspoilt mountain areas. Intensively used areas around ski resorts or existing power plants would be better suited to the expansion of renewable energy.
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A stronger voice for young people
by [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] published Jan 27, 2023 — filed under: , , , ,
Young people want to bring about sustainable change, but politics and society are moving too slowly. At the launch of CIPRA International’s Erasmus+ project “Alpine Climate Camps”, young adults discussed their commitment to a sustainable world in Schaan/LI in January 2023.
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Mountain forests and climate change
by [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] published Jan 27, 2023 last modified Jan 27, 2023 04:18 PM — filed under: , , ,
The consequences of climate change are also becoming apparent in the forests of the Alps. In South Tyrol/I and East Tyrol/A this year has seen an explosive spread of pests. What looks like frightening devastation might present a long-term opportunity, however.
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No glacier marriage in Tyrol
by [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] published Jan 27, 2023 last modified Jan 27, 2023 04:24 PM — filed under: , ,
Finally it’s official: the plans for the world’s largest glacier ski area are history. In November 2022, the Tyrolean federal state government rejected the planned merger of the glacier ski areas in Austria’s Ötztal and Pitztal valleys.
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Expedition for future female glacier researchers
by [email protected] [email protected] published Feb 01, 2023 last modified Feb 01, 2023 05:26 PM — filed under: , ,
Stay overnight on the glacier for over a week, climb peaks, carry out scientific experiments: the “Girls* on Ice” project offers girls an awe-inspiring summer experience.
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Alpine Policy 2023: the Slovenian-Swiss year
by [email protected] [email protected] published Feb 01, 2023 — filed under: , , ,
This year, Slovenia and Switzerland will play a decisive role in shaping international cooperation between states and regions in the Alps: Slovenia is taking over the presidency of the Alpine Convention, while Switzerland is the first non-EU country to chair the Eusalp, the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region.
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Point of view: We need more young people in the Alps
by [email protected] published Jan 26, 2023 — filed under: , , , ,
Ageing, emigration and dying villages are typical problems for many mountain regions. It must therefore become attractive for young people to live in the Alps again, says Kathrin Holstein, member of CIPRA’s Youth Council and staff member of the Alliance in the Alps network of municipalities.
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Over the Alps on foot
by [email protected] published Jan 26, 2023 — filed under: , , , ,
In the summer of 2022, nine “Via Alpina Explorers” set out to hike the new red route of the Via Alpina. Three of them walked the route from start to finish, visiting all eight Alpine countries along the way – an undertaking that took four months.
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Visitor flows under control
by [email protected] published Jan 26, 2023 last modified Jan 26, 2023 11:25 AM — filed under: , , ,
More and more people are travelling to the mountains – and staying for shorter and shorter periods. This causes traffic and environmental problems. Pilot regions in Italy, Austria, Slovenia and Germany want to change that. With the speciAlps2 project, which is now coming to an end, they have taken the first steps to manage the flow of visitors.
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