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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…
Les 6 jeunes participants français du projet YAD
"Cette journée passée à Grenoble a été vraiment motivante pour moi. Je ne me rendais pas compte que des structures existaient pour nous donner la parole au niveau alpin. Mais surtout, rencontrer d'autres jeunes avec les mêmes préoccupations et avec la volonté de faire bouger la situation m'a vraiment donné…
Today, on 22nd May we celebrate the International Day for Biological Diversity. Read our statement on this important occasion: Biodiversity – Alpine Convention – Protected Areas – Alps Linking nature – Biodiversity needs connectivity In order to preserve its extraordinary biodiversity the Alps need, even more than other regions, ecological…