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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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What nature provides

Oct 31, 2018
What nature provides

The international project AlpES is strengthening the importance of ecosystems and their services for the population of the Alps. The project team will be presenting its results on 21-22 November 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Morbegno recognised for its commitment

Oct 31, 2018
Morbegno recognised for its commitment

Morbegno, in the Italian region of Lombardy, has been chosen as the 2019 «Alpine Town of the Year». It thus joins an international network that advocates future-proof urban development in the Alps.

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Oh!

Oct 31, 2018
Oh!

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A place of encounter

Oct 02, 2018
A place of encounter

Living here is a life choice. It’s not a choice Maria Schneider from Germany made herself; rather, she followed her husband Andreas Schneider to Italy some thirty-five years ago. In actual fact, it all began by mistake.

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