16 Maggio 2015
Mountain Research Initiative – Le ultime novità (EN)
REGISTRATION FOR THE XIV WORLD FORESTRY CONGRESS IS NOW OPEN!
7 – 11 September 2015, Durban, South Africa
The Congress will be the most significant opportunity in 2015 for the world’s foresters and forest supporters to share expertise and experience, forge new partnerships and define a coherent, global vision of the roles of forests and forestry in sustainable development.
To register and book accommodation, please visit the conference website
SYNTHESIS WORKSHOP ON BIOSECURITY IN MOUNTAINS BY MIREN
1-3 June 2015, Flen, Sweden
The aim of this workshop is to explore future invasion risks of a range of organisms in cold environments by compiling existing data and expertise from different regions around the world. We will also synthesise management experiences from regions in addressing emerging invasion risks and interact with conservation managers during the workshop.
For more information please contact: Christoph Kueffer – firstname.lastname@example.org
VALUABLE MOUNTAIN INITIATIVE IN WEST AFRICA – PLATEFORME DES ORGANISATIONS DE LA SOCIÉTÉ CIVILE POUR LA SAUVEGARDE DES MONTAGNES (PSM) (PLATFORM OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS FOR THE SAFEGUARD OF MOUNTAINS)
Check out this very interesting initiative to safeguard the mountains of Togo, Bukino Fasa, Gana and Benin. more
The Togo Mountains are a mountain range which stretch across the central region of the West African country of Togo and across the eastern and western borders of that country into Ghana and Benin. Where the mountain range reaches into Benin where it is known as the Atakora Mountains and Ghana the range is known as the Akwapim Hills. The highest mountain in Togo is Mount Agou with a height of 986 metres (3 235 ft).
Read more: VALUABLE MOUNTAIN INITIATIVE IN WEST AFRICA – Plateforme des Organisations de la Société Civile…
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA IS DEVELOPING A NEW MOOC ON MOUNTAINS
The University of Alberta is developing a new MOOC Massive Open Online Course to be launched in 2016. They are also putting together a Certificate program in Interdesciplinary Mountain Studies. A key part of that is both field and international (study abroad) experiences (movie).