IMPRESSIVE SPAN OF APPLICANTS FOR 2020-2021 UIAA MOUNTAIN PROTECTION AWARD

Over 25 applications from projects operational in 27 countries have been received for the 2020-2021 UIAA Mountain Protection Award. The Award application process officially closed on 1 June. The UIAA Mountain Protection Award Assessment Team will now review the submissions. The approved projects will be confirmed...

Launching the first-ever global survey on waste in mountains: Add your voice

GRID-Arendal, in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme, international mountain sports and guiding federations - including the UIAA, and other partners, is launching the 2021 Mountain Waste Survey. This is the first-ever global survey of the public on waste in mountain areas. More than 1.1...

IMPACT OF COVID-19 CAUSES CONCERN FOR PROGRESS OF MOUNT EVEREST BIOGAS PROJECT

Following recent profiles on the progress made by two past UIAA Mountain Protection Award winners – Mountain Wilderness France (2016) and AlpineLearning Project Weeks (2019) – the focus turns to 2017 winner Mount Everest Biogas Project (MEBP). The United States-based project, launched in 2010, is a...