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Sustainable Tourism: Who will do the job?

Jan 30, 2019
Sustainable Tourism: Who will do the job?

There is no shortage of ideas when it comes to sustainable tourism in the Alps. But who will take charge of networking these ideas? In early November CIPRA International invited experts from all the Alpine countries to attend a workshop in Innsbruck, Austria in order to jointly develop a job profile.

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Youth participation is a must-have – not a nice-to-have

Jan 30, 2019
Youth participation is a must-have – not a nice-to-have

More youth participation in the Alps! This was the plea made by the GaYA Conference in Chambéry, France, to politicians and policymakers in the Alpine countries. The strength of feeling involved was illustrated by the participation of numerous young people and representatives from the spheres of politics and society.

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Three workshops for sustainable mobility

Jan 30, 2019
Three workshops for sustainable mobility

Ideas for cross-border co-operation, the future of the Veynes railway and a toolbox for sustainable commuting: three projects from the Alps that serve as an inspiration for more sustainable mobility.

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Winter Olympics: return to the Alps in 2026?

Jan 30, 2019
Winter Olympics: return to the Alps in 2026?

In early January 2019 the Italian cities of Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo submitted a joint bid, facing off with Stockholm in Sweden in the race to host the Winter Olympics. The IOC will make its decision in June.

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Good service for rural areas

Jan 30, 2019
Good service for rural areas

A success story: December 2018 saw the opening of the 100th «Maison de services au public» in the French Alps.

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Ecosystems out of balance

Jan 30, 2019
Ecosystems out of balance

Storms, drought, floods, mudslides and avalanches: many Alpine regions were affected by extreme natural events in 2018. The first measures are already in place to ensure better management.

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Researching the Alps

Jan 30, 2019
Researching the Alps

They are probably among the most thoroughly researched mountain areas on Earth, yet the spirit of research in the Alps remains undiminished: November 2018 saw the opening of a new Centre for Mountain Research in the Swiss city of Sion.

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Venturing into the unknown

Jan 11, 2019
Venturing into the unknown

In her report Christine Eben would write: ‘Once again we formed mixed groups, in terms of both age and nationality, just as we had in our previous workshops that had proved so successful. As it’s all about future developments, exchanging ideas with young people is all the more important.’

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The Alps as a climate laboratory

Oct 31, 2018
The Alps as a climate laboratory

Without climate protection measures the average temperature in the Alps will increase by up to 4.5 degrees by 2050. New initiatives give rise to hope, with the latest United Nations climate report drawing further attention to the topic.

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A cultural heritage to savour

Oct 31, 2018
A cultural heritage to savour

How a cross-border project combines culinary delights with the Alpine heritage.

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