Acting as a national inter- and transdisciplinary network, the forum promotes knowledge and discourse about landscape and landscape-changing processes. It advocates sustainable design, development and safety concepts. The forum focuses on the Alps as well as parks and protected areas.more

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Call for papers: Mountain Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

Mountain biodiversity provides billions of upland and lowland inhabitants with vital ecosystem services and sources of livelihoods. Mountain Research and Development is looking for papers that present validated insights into ways of managing mountain (agro)biodiversity so that it contributes to human wellbeing; that analyze interlinkages between mountain biodiversity, global change, ecosystems, and people; or that offer evidence-informed agendas for research or policymaking with regard to these interlinkages.


Abstracts are due by 30 March 2019, full papers by 16 August 2019.

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The MRD Editorial Team
MRD Editorial Office, University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment


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