• IPCC SROCC Shows a Future in the Balance

    The IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate calls for urgent action to address the severe impact of climate change on the world’s water, from the deepest…

  • Making Connections at the International Mountain Conference 2019

    In September, over 500 mountain researchers came together at the heart of the Tyrolean Alps in Austria to further develop global understanding of mountain systems, their responses, and resiliencies.

  • Local Experts for Global Reports

    Developing countries are underrepresented in scientific assessments on climate change. A unique collaboration between the MRI, University of Zurich, Helvetas, and ICIMOD aims to address…

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Global NewsStudy of Himalayan Birds Helps Pinpoint What Makes Species Vulnerable to Environmental Change

The fabled use of canaries in coal mines as an early warning of carbon monoxide stemmed from the...

Get PublishedSpecial Issue | Climates of the Himalayas: Present, Past, and Future

This special issue of the MDPI journal Atmosphere invites observation, proxy reconstruction, and projection-based analytical and modelling studies and their reviews that advance our knowledge...

MRI NewsElevating Mountains in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

The Convention on Biological Diversity is currently working on the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity...


Taking Stock of Transformative Research & Education on Mountains. What Future Avenues?

A symposium taking place during the 17th Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2019 in Fribourg, Switzerland. 

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