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Organizations relating to Mountains

African Highland Initiative Eco-regional Programme / Kampala, Uganda / Est. 1995
Mountain Research Initiative / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 2001
Union of Asian Alpine Associations / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1932
European Alpine Ibex Specialist Group / Turin, Italy / Est. 1988
Pan-American Confederation of Mountain Sports and Climbing / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1976
Protocol for the Implementation of the Alpine Convention in the Field of Mountain Forests / Est. 1996
European Mountain Forum / Est. 1998
European Observatory of Mountain Forests / Chambéry, France
Euromontana / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1995
European Association of Elected Representatives from Mountain Regions / Chambéry, France / Est. 1991
Protocole D\'application de la Convention Alpine de 1991 dans le Domaine de L\' Energie / Est. 1998
Mountain Institute, The / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1972
Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1939
European Charter on Mountain Regions / Est. 1995
Latin American Network on Andean Mountains / Lima, Peru / Est. 1994
International Mountain Bicycling Association / Boulder CO, USA / Est. 1988
Protocol for the Implementation of the Alpine Convention in the Field of Mountain Agriculture / Est. 1994
Alpine Garden Society / Pershore, UK / Est. 1929
FRIEND/Alpine and Mediterranean Hydrology / Montpellier, France / Est. 1991
Alpine Tourist Commission / Est. 1954
Mountain Gorilla and Rainforest Direct Aid / Mülheim, Germany / Est. 1981
Protocole de L\'application de la Convention Alpine de 1991 dans le Domaine de la Protection des Sols / Est. 1998
International Mountain Society / Bern, Switzerland / Est. 1981
International Union of Associations of Mountain Guides / Gstaad, Switzerland / Est. 1965
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development / Kathmandu, Nepal / Est. 1981

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World Problems relating to Mountains

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened alpine habitats
Threatened polar desert habitats
Deforestation of mountainous regions
Degradation of mountain environment by leisure activities
Hypoxia
Threatened species of Puma concolor couguar

Action Strategies relating to Mountains

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting mountain habitats
Training mountain communities in integrated environmental management
Improving international coordination on mountain development
Conserving Eastern Himalayas alpine meadow ecoregion
Conserving Central Asian mountain temperate forest and scrub ecoregion
Conserving Scandinavian alpine tundra and taiga ecoregion
Conserving Mt Kinabalu montane and alpine scrub and forest ecoregion
Conserving East African highland forest ecoregion
Conserving Albertine Rift highland forest ecoregion
Financing alternative livelihoods in mountain areas
Conserving mountain species
Depopulating mountainous regions
Organizing mountain rescue training courses
Cleaning up mountains
Expanding research on mountain ecosystems
Improving management systems for highland valleys
Developing a multidisciplinary ecological knowledge base on mountain ecosystems
Diversifying mountain economies
Establishing global monitoring system for mountain zone management
Identifying mountain areas threatened by pollution
Managing rainforest succession for agriculture

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