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Participate in the photo-contest of the Alpine Convention dedicated to climate change in the Alps!
“CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ALPS – impacts, strategies and people’s initiatives”    Witness the effects of climatic changes in the Alps, demonstrate your personal concern, illustrate the response strategies implemented in your region, or take it with humor and win prizes!   Participate in the 2014 edition of the Photo-contest…
Two new visitor centres  have just opened their doors : the entirely renovated Maison du Parc national des Ecrins (FR) in Vallouise,   and the Champorcher  Visitor Centre in the   Mont Avic  Nature Park (IT). The new Champorcher Visitor Centre in the Mont Avic Nature Park (Italy)This new visitor centre was…
The Swiss National Park is 100 years old. Happy birthday!
ALPARC wishes Happy Birthday to theSwiss National Park (SNP) who celebrates its centenary. Founded on 1st August 1914, the pioneers created a unique wilderness oasis where the natural development occurs without human influence. In the oldest national park of the Alps, this remarkable nature experiment has been scientifically observed and…
Participate in the 10th international competition «Fotografare il Parco»
 The competition «FOTOGRAFARE IL PARCO» (Take a picture of the Park) is open. Arrived at the 10th edition, the international competition is organized by the Stelvio National Park (IT), the Gran Paradiso National Park (IT) , Abruzzo, Latinum and Molise National Park (IT) and by the French National Park Vanoise…
Guidelines on Wilderness and wild areas in Natura 2000
Natura 2000 protects areas of high biodiversity value across the European Union. It is the largest coordinated multi-national network of protected areas in the world, covering more than 18% of the European terrestrial territory of the Member States as well as significant marine areas. As establishment of Natura 2000 nears…
Publication: A panorama of the ecosystems services delivered by mountains - UICN France Committee
The UICN France Committee published a brochure of the ecosystems services delivered by mountain in order to complete the panorama on the all ecosystems in France.   Download the brochure (French only)
The 2014 We are Alps Tour - Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention
From 3rd to 10th July 2014 the Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention is organizing a crossing of the Alps for journalists focusing on family farming. The 2014 We Are Alps Tour is concentrating on the people in our region and on their livelihoods. This year’s topic is highlighting 2014…
THE PRACTICE GUIDE  ”Youth  and mountain dew “ published by REEMA and Coordination Montagne
The REEMA and the Coordination Montagne, in collaboration with other education and mountain professionals, just published in French a practice guide on ” Youth and mountain dew.  A practice guide to succeed your trip with minor” (Jeunes et refuges. GUIDE PARATIQUE  pour réussir sa sortie en refuge de montagne pour…
EU Platform on Coexistence between People and large Carnivores launched
In order to solve the social conflict over large carnivores, on 10 June 2014, the European Commission launched the EU platform on Coexistence between People and Large Carnivores in Brussels. The Platform will support constructive dialogue between key stakeholder organizations at the European level. It will be the place where…
Multivision «For the Alps» in DVD and Blu-ray
The Multivision « For the Alps » is now available in Standard DVD and Blu-ray format. Since its creation, the Multivision "For the Alps" is at free disposal for all the alpine protected areas, to be shown in their visitor centers or during local events (high definition data available for…