A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



Information & resources

Climate Change in Mountain Ecosystems (CCME) @ USGS

Mountain Watch: Environmental change & sustainable development in mountain

Mountain Prospects: Images for the International Year of the Mountain

     · 2002 UNEP-WCMC report

Rural Development in Mountain Regions


Journal of Mountain Ecology

Journal of Mountain Science

Mountain Journal

Mountain Research and Development

Institutions ~ International organizations

FAO webpage on mountain ecosystems [archived]

Group of Friends of Mountainous Countries

International Geographical Union (IGU)

     · Commission on Mountain Studies

          · Formerly the Commission on High-Altitude Geoecology & the Commission on Mountain


Mountain Partnership

     · “...a United Nations voluntary alliance of partners dedicated to improving the lives of mountain

        peoples and protecting mountain environments around the world.”

Institutions ~ NGOs & initiatives

Africa Mountain Partnership Champions Committee

Canadian Mountain Network

Center for Alpine Studies

Global Change in Mountain Biosphere Reserves

Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment

Global Mountain Safeguard Research (GLOMOS)

International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

International Mountain Society

Melting Mountains

Mountain Agenda - Center for Development and Environment

Mountain Forum

Mountain Institute

Mountain Protected Areas Network

Mountain Research Initiative

Mountain Sentinels

Mountain Societies Research Institute (MSRI)


Bishkek Global Mountain Summit

Ecological and Earth Sciences in Mountain Areas

Global Change in Mountain Regions

     · Defunct as of August 2021

World Summit on Sustainable Development: Mountains

Contents of this page:

     · Information & resources

       · Periodicals

         · Institutions

                ~ International organizations

                ~ NGOs & initiatives

           · Conferences