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Remote mountain regions like the Upper Mustang in Nepal are often neglected by the rest of the world. Timothy Karpouzoglou

Harnessing the hidden power of mountains to meet our climate and development goals

Remote mountain regions are closer to the climate problem than we think, particularly in the context of safeguarding essential ecosystem services such as safe and adequate water.
Going where thousands have gone before. EPA/Kenji Kondo

Everest tourism is causing a mountain of problems

Everest climbing season is underway. For a few weeks each spring, the weather improves just enough to give climbers a chance of scaling the world’s tallest mountain. As increasing numbers flock to Everest…
The magnificence of Mont Blanc, thanks to the Bossons Glacier. photophilde

Mont Blanc’s glacier protects, rather than erodes

Glaciers are monstrously huge pieces of ice. For millions of years their movements have eroded mountains to create some of nature’s most beautiful landscapes. But according to a new study, rather than…

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