Mountain Research and Development Journal

Mountain Biodiversity and Sustainable Development

VOL 40 | NO 2

Mountain biodiversity provides billions of people with vital ecosystem services and sources of livelihoods. MRD is looking for papers that...

The Role of Culture in Transformation Towards Sustainable Development in Mountains

VOL 39 | NO 4

Mountain communities are undergoing rapid sociocultural change, caused by drivers like outmigration, urbanization, and ...

MRD’s impact factor is consistently growing

According to Clarivate Analytics’ InCites Journal Citation Reports®, MRD’s 2-year impact factor has reached yet another all-time high at 1.388 (5-year: 1.701). We thank authors and reviewers for their...

Species Composition and Carbon Stock of Tree Cover at a Postdisturbance Area in the Tatra National Park, Western Carpathians

By Bohdan Konôpka et al

This study of postdisturbance tree cover dynamics following a large-scale windstorm showed that tree species composition after the storm was more diverse than before. It also seems to be resistant to harmful...

Do Economic Opportunities Offered by National Parks Affect Social Perceptions of Parks? A Study from the Polish Carpathians

By Agata Warchalska-Troll

The literature as well as simple logic suggest that economic benefits are likely to enhance positive attitudes towards protected areas. But the results of this study in the Polish Carpathians do not support...

Mapping Food Systems: A Participatory Research Tool Tested in Kenya and Bolivia

By Johanna Jacobi et al

Participatory food system mapping has proved an ideal way of co-creating a comprehensive overview of a food system’s actors and activities, policies, relevant natural resources, and flows of information and...

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Photo by Johanna Jacobi

Editorial of Vol 39, No 1

Papers in this issue cover food sustainability issues in Kenya and Bolivia and in Chile; the...

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