On 20th March 2017 an Indian high court granted the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers the same legal rights as humans. We feel that this is a significant step forwards for the rights of nature.
Our fellow Mountain Partnership colleagues MRD have released a new volume on water, risk reduction and biodiversity. It is full of interesting information.
Our fellow Mountain Partnership colleagues Mountain Research and Development (MRD) have recently released a new volume ( Vol 38, No 2 ). It is now available online and open access. This issue of MRD offers transformation knowledge, with a paper on how self-governed small-scale irrigation in Tajikistan helps a local rural population maintain its productivity in [...]
Our fellow Mountain Partnership colleagues MRD recently called our attention to a 2013 issue dedicated to water governance in mountains, which contributed to the International Year of Water Cooperation. It is worth a read.
Our fellow Mountain Partnership colleagues MRD are making a call for papers exploring the way that mountains and mountain communities are critically affected by climate change