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After the flood
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 last modified Apr 24, 2024 11:40 AM — filed under: , ,
What role could biosphere reserves play in dealing with climate risks? This was the subject of an international workshop organised by the MultiBios project in Bad Kleinkirchheim/A at the beginning of April 2024, which included a site visit to the Gegendtal valley that was affected by heavy rainfall and flooding two years ago.
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Gigaliners: a danger to people and nature
by CIPRA International published Apr 16, 2024 last modified Apr 16, 2024 12:36 PM — filed under: , ,
Trucks weighing up to 60 tonnes and 25 metres long: the European Parliament’s Transport Committee voted in favour of so-called gigaliners in mid-February 2024 – despite the serious concerns expressed by CIPRA.
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The final glacier melt
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 last modified Apr 24, 2024 12:03 PM — filed under: , ,
Glaciers have been suffering from the consequences of climate change for years, but the latest figures from the Alpine countries are nevertheless alarming: measurements from 2022-23 show that the glaciers in the Alps shrank by more than ever before. A researcher from the Austrian Alpine Association describes the situation as “miserable as hell”.
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Excessive consumption of resources
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 — filed under: ,
The Alpine countries are living at the expense of future generations: if everyone lived like those living in the Alpine region, the available resources for this year would be used up by May 2024.
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Point of view: European elections 2024: why a Swiss citizen would also like to vote
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 last modified Jun 12, 2024 09:27 AM — filed under: ,
Switzerland’s referendum-based democracy has pitfalls of its own when it comes to environmental and climate policy. There needs to be an overarching corrective, such as neighbouring countries have in their constitutional courts and through the legal institutions of the EU, says Kaspar Schuler – as a Swiss citizen and Executive Director of CIPRA International.
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New Alpine reservoirs to combat water shortages
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 last modified Apr 24, 2024 11:49 AM — filed under: , ,
Frequent droughts, thirsty agriculture: Italy is discussing the construction of additional reservoirs to supply drinking water and energy. More ecologically sound solutions are in danger of falling by the wayside.
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The Youth Parliament to the Alpine Convention campaigns for Alpine protected areas
by CIPRA International published Apr 12, 2024 last modified Apr 15, 2024 12:30 PM — filed under: , , ,
A limited number of entrance tickets for protected areas, the designation of infrastructure-free zones and an excursion to protected areas anchored in the curriculum: the 18th Youth Parliament to the Alpine Convention (YPAC) focused on Alpine nature reserves. For the first time, there was also an exchange with the CIPRA Youth Council.
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Toxic chemicals - even in ski resorts
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 — filed under:
Anoraks, climbing ropes, ski wax: many outdoor products contain persistent chemicals (PFAS). A recent study shows their worldwide distribution, with ski resorts in the Alps particularly affected.
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Via Alpina reborn with a new look
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 — filed under: , ,
Good news for long-distance hikers: the new Via Alpina website is now online, making it easier and more fun to plan hiking trips through the Alps.
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New network promotes climate protection in Southeast Europe
by CIPRA International published Apr 24, 2024 — filed under: , , , ,
Exchanging knowledge on climate protection in Southeast Europe, networking and learning to understand each other better: these were the aims of the Climate Bridges project of CIPRA International Lab, which has now been completed.
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