Mountain Research and Development Journal

Ke garne? How Values and Worldviews Influence Resilience to Natural Hazards: A Case Study From Mustang, Nepal

By Eva Posch et al

How do values and worldviews influence lodge owners’ proactive behavior in the face of natural hazards? Findings show that resilience building initiatives should take into account values and worldviews in...

New books on mountains out for review

MRD regularly invites experts to review books on mountain-relevant topics. We have just sent several new books out for review. See the whole list by clicking here – and watch out for the upcoming reviews!

MRD’s International Editorial Board substantially enlarged for new 3-year term

MRD’s expanded IEB ensures even better coverage of our wide range of topics. The editorial team thanks all previous members for their highly valued service and looks forward to working with the new Board!

Open Issue

VOL 39 | NO 3
August 2019

Education for girls in Nepal, forest fires on the slopes of Mount Kenya, landslide vegetation patterns in Japan, and integrated biodiversity monitoring in Colombia: read more about these and other topics in...

How Can Education Contribute to Sustainable Mountain Development? Past, Present, and Future Perspectives

VOL 40 | NO 4
Upcoming

Look forward to contributions that present systematically validated and well-referenced reflections on and suggestions in relation to pedagogic concepts and methods, formal and informal practices...

Identifying Paths to Successful Higher Education for Girls in the Solukhumbu District, Nepal

By Sally E. Wier and Martin F. Price

Hostels for girls, financial support to families, and community awareness programs about education are effective means of supporting girls’ education—and hence sustainable development—in rural Nepal.

Monitoring Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Colombia’s High Andean Ecosystems: Towards an Integrated Strategy

By Luis D. Llambí et al

This article proposes a strategy for integrated monitoring of biodiversity and ecosystem services in high mountain ecosystems. The strategy is intended as a key input for adaptive management and decision...

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