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MEPS is committed to the conservation and promotion of sustainable development of mountain ecosystems thereby ensuring the well-being of highland as well as lowland communities and safeguarding the integrity and cultural diversity of mountain societies.

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[2016-01-16] IUCN World Conservation Congress 2016

On 1 September, 2016 world leaders and representatives from governments, science, academia, indigenous peoples groups, businesses and conservation organizations will spend ten days sharing, debating and deciding the direction of conservation actions worldwide.

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[2016-01-16] The International Conference on Climate Change,19-23 February 2016, London

A major international conference on Climate Change will be held in London, England on 19-23 February 2016.The conference is for anyone with an interest in, and concern for, scientific, policy and strategic perspectives in climate change.

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[2016-01-16] Mountain Futures Conferende,1–4 March 2016, China

Mountain Futures is an innovative conference on mountains in the Anthropocene which will take place from 1–4 March 2016 in Kunming, Yunnan, China.

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[2016-01-16] Climate Change and Tropical Mountains: Vegetation Migrates Upslope

Tropical mountain plants are in search of higher grounds, as climate change robs them of their natural habitats. Over the past two hundred years, environmental impacts have caused these vulnerable plants to migrate over 500 meters upslope on the Chimborazo volcano in Ecuador.

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[2016-01-16] Worldwide glacier information app launches

The new “wgms Glacier App”, developed by the World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS), shows how glaciers have evolved around the globe and is being launched on 2 December 2015 in Paris, France, during the UN climate change conference .

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[2015-11-07] More than 4000 people have already signed the mountain petition

More than 4000 people have already signed the mountain petition. An extra effort is needed to reach our goal of 5000 signatures.

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[2015-10-27] 3000 SIGNATURES - International Petition on Mountain Ecosystems and Peoples affected by climate change

More than 3000 people have already signed this petition. If each of us mobilised one more person, we will exceed our target and the Petition would be presented in Paris at the Climate Change Conference.

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[2015-10-06] Mountains Matter: join the social media campaign

sign the petition to show that mountains matter.

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[2015-07-11] IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum 2015, Bangkok, Thailand,10-12 August 2015

Held once every four years, the IUCN Asia Regional Conservation Forum (RCF) is a dynamic event which brings together governments, NGOs and businesses from all over Asia to discuss the region's most urgent environmental issues.

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