As their 50th year of publishing research on Nepal and the Himalayas draws to a close, HIMALAYA is proud to bring issue 41.2 to readers across the globe.

In this policy brief, the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme and the World Network of Mountain Biosphere Reserves present their recommendations for harnessing the socio-ecological potential of mountain biosphere reserves for biodiversity conservation.

Pre-register your interest in participating in GlaMBIE if you have regional glacier mass-balance estimates from the glaciological method, DEM differencing, altimetry, gravimetry, or from a combined approach for one or several of the 19 first order glacier regions*.

 Where does your water supply come from?

New paper featured in Ecology and Society explores adaptation strategies used by smallholder coffee farmers in mountainous regions in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda.

Mountains play a crucial role for both the highlands and lowlands, but are particularly vulnerable to climate change and human interventions. A new policy brief, co-authored by MRI SLC member Rob Marchant, focuses on ecosystem restoration in the mountains.

A new paper suggests that hazards and nature’s contributions to people (NCP) indicators are not the main drivers of Nature-based solutions (NbS) implementation.

In October 2022, almost 30 expert participants from nine countries met to discuss current Andean peatland ecology topics and initiate a regional research network encompassing all countries with high-Andean tropical cushion peatlands.

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