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Mountaineering recognized as world cultural heritage

Feb 05, 2020
Mountaineering recognized as world cultural heritage

Unesco now lists alpinism as an intangible world cultural heritage. Alpine associations from France, Switzerland and Italy submitted the application.

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A top combination: From road to rail

Nov 28, 2019
A top combination: From road to rail

It is technically and politically possible to shift freight traffic through the Alps onto rail. The AlpInnoCT project shows how it could work.

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To work by car? No thanks!

Nov 13, 2019
To work by car? No thanks!

There are well developed public transport systems and cycle paths in the Alpine Rhine valley, yet the majority of commuters – who number up to 50,000 a day – travel to work by car. A CIPRA project is looking for solutions in this international quadrangle.

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Point of view: Equal opportunities for trains and trucks!

Nov 07, 2019
Point of view: Equal opportunities for trains and trucks!

224 million tonnes of goods rolled through the Alps last year, a new record – more than two thirds of it on trucks. To decrease the pressure on nature and humans along the transit axes, railways and roads have be on the same level playing field, says Jakob Dietachmair, Project Manager at CIPRA International.

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Budding ideas and flourishing projects

Oct 23, 2019
Budding ideas and flourishing projects

Building raised plant beds, converting parking spaces, replacing plastic bottles: at the end of the local project, young people from Schaan/LI travelled by train to Maribor/Sl and presented their actions aimed at a more sustainable lifestyle.

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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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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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Holidaying with a clear conscience

Jun 12, 2019
Holidaying with a clear conscience

From Germany’s first mountaineering village, to the Italian “Albergo Diffuso”, to coworking space in a Swiss holiday region: three inspiring examples that show how environmentally friendly and socially responsible holidays in the Alps can be.

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Point of view: So the landscape has a future

Jun 12, 2019
Point of view: So the landscape has a future

The guardians of the landscape are the people who live there. They must be involved in the decision-making and development processes, says Špela Berlot, Managing Director of CIPRA Slovenia.

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Mar 03, 2019
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