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Solemn vigils for dying glaciers

Oct 14, 2019
Solemn vigils for dying glaciers

Many Alpine glaciers have already disappeared due to global warming. In September 2019, vigils in Italy and Switzerland drew attention to this fact.

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Two regions, one Nature Park

Oct 10, 2019
Two regions, one Nature Park

Nature protection across borders. The Veglia-Devero Nature Park in Italy and the Binntal Landscape Park in Switzerland have together been certified as a “Transboundary Park”.

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Starting signal for the Alpine Ticket

Jul 31, 2019
Starting signal for the Alpine Ticket

In summer, 100 young people are travelling sustainably through the Alps with the “Youth Alpine Interrail”. At the beginning of June they met for a kick-off in Feldkirch, Austria and forged travel plans together.

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Cultural laboratory Alps

Jul 31, 2019
Cultural laboratory Alps

Screeching saws, purring guitars, sizzling pans – that’s the sound of culture in the Alps. The CIPRA Annual Symposium on 25 and 26 October in Altdorf, Switzerland will focus on the impact of culture and how it can contribute to sustainable development.

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Déjà-vu: Winter Olympic Games in Italy

Jul 31, 2019
Déjà-vu: Winter Olympic Games in Italy

Twenty years after the 2006 Games in Turin, the 2026 Winter Olympics return to the Italian Alps. The venues are jubilant and expectations are high. But a look at past games warns us to be cautious, because all too often they have merely left behind debts and ruined buildings.

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Making politics with fire

Jul 31, 2019
Making politics with fire

From the Trift Glacier in Switzerland to the Vrsič Pass in Slovenia, around 30 “Fires in the Alps” will burn across the Alpine peaks on 10 August 2019. People from all Alpine countries are thus setting a common sign for living waters and the preservation of the natural and cultural heritage of the Alps.

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Rethinking spaces

Jul 31, 2019
Rethinking spaces

A picnic at a construction site, the rescue of undeveloped land and the conversion of an old barracks: three examples that rethink spatial planning in the Alps.

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Jul 31, 2019
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“There's no other way”

Jul 29, 2019
“There's no other way”

As a minister, 55-year-old Slovenian Alenka Smerkolj has already drawn up a strategy for Slovenia's sustainable development. As Secretary General of the Alpine Convention, she now intends to continue along this path.

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Sectorial Development of Green Economy in the Alpine Region

Jul 17, 2019
Sectorial Development of Green Economy in the Alpine Region

The final document on the Green Economy Action Programme has been adopted by the alpine ministers at the XV. Alpine conference in Innsbruck on the 4th of April 2019. The Action Programme was elaborated by the consortium blue!, CIPRA International and Spatial Foresight.

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