Participate in a survey that is part of an exploratory study on mountain soundscapes. This survey aims to enhance our understanding of how people perceive sounds in mountain environments.

The world is warming rapidly, and this change is particularly evident in mountainous regions with already observable consequences on flora and fauna. This book presents concepts, methodologies and major achievements arising from recent research in climate change ecology in mountain environments. It actively frames the research within a historical context by exploring the perspectives of travellers and naturalists during the Romantic era, with a particular spotlight on the pioneering contributions of Alexander von Humboldt.

On 27 October 2023, the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), GEO Mountains, and multiple partner organisations including the Albertine Rift Conservation Society (ARCOS), the University of York (UK), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), co-convened a workshop in Kigali, Rwanda within the context of the World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference 2023.  

During the XXV National Congress of Geography's opening on 24 October 2023, Irasema Alcántara Ayala, a member of the MRI Scientific Leadership Council (SLC), was honoured with the "Benito Juárez" Medal by the Academy of Geography of the Mexican Society of Geography and Statistics (MSGS). This recognition celebrates her outstanding contributions to geographical science.

The General Assembly 2024 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) will be held in Vienna, Austria and online, from 14–19 April 2024. This event includes several exciting, mountain-related sessions, including several convened by representatives of the MRI. Abstract submission closes 13:00 CET on 10 January 2024.

The International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) today published its annual State of the Cryosphere Report which warns that even 2°C – the “upper” Paris Agreement temperature limit – will lead to catastrophic global damage from loss of ice sheets, mountain glaciers and snow, sea ice, permafrost, and in polar oceans. The MRI was pleased to contribute to Chapter 3: Mountain Glaciers and Snow.

An annual mountain report highlighting the changes in Canada’s alpine environment.

The Canadian Mountain Assessment is a new work of knowledge co-creation that showcases the diversity and significance of mountain areas in Canada, clarifies challenges and opportunities facing mountain systems, and will inform and inspire future mountain-focused research, policy, and action.

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