UNESCO Exhibition on Climate change impacts on mountain regions of the world

UNESCO - 1-Muztag Ata

Glacial retreat in the region of Muztag Ata Image: China. Satellite image from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) ALOS satellite taken on 10 September 2009. 

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UNESCO - Atlas

Rising temperatures and decreasing precitpitation in the Atlas Mountains.  Image: Morocco. Satellite image from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) ALOS satellite taken on 20 January 2011.

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UNESCO - Mount Everest region

Risk of glace lake outburst floods in the region of Mount Everest, the Top of the World. Image: Nepal. SPOT-© CNES 2010 - Distribution Astrium Services - Image provided by Planet Action

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UNESCO - Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro: melting ice cap of "Africa's rooftop" Image: Tanzania. 1976 - 2006 Satellite images: © UNEP/UGS. SPOT - © CNES 2002 - Distribution Astrium Services – Image provided by Planet Action

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UNESCO - Nanda Devi

Increased weather variability in the region of Nanda Devi.  Image: India. Satellite image from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) ALOS satellite taken on 16 March 2008. 

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UNESCO - Tien Shan

Increasing temperatures in the Tien Shan Mountains. Image: Kasakhstan. Satellite image from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) ALOS satellite taken on 2 January 2011.

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