1-Urban agglomeration, Sion, CH

Multifunctional valleys and urban centres are as much part of the Alps as are remote pastures. See for example the 2014 Spatial Strategy of Alpine Regions in Switzerland. 

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2-Trade, market, Peru

Indigenous, local, and traditional knowledge systems and practices, including indigenous peoples' holistic view of community and environment, are a major resource for adapting to climate change, but these have not been used consistently in existing adaptation efforts. (IPCC Synthesis Report 2014, p 26)

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3-Skiing infrastructure, Europe

Global change has profound effects on (winter) tourism, water availability, and biodiversity.

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4-Map_Observatories_Slideshow

An emerging global network of mountain observatories! 

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5-Link to MRI Image Galleries

Find more mountain images in the photo galleries of the Mountain Research Initiative!

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