Mountain Research and Development Journal

Drying of Springs in the Himalayan Region of Nepal: Perspectives of Local Government Leaders on Causes, Consequences, and Conservation Efforts

This research shows that 74% of local government units face issues with dried-up springs. Drawing on insights from local authorities, the authors call for a comprehensive spring conservation policy.

Woodland Resurgence and Sustainability in Mountains—Patterns, Drivers, and Social-Ecological Consequences

How can woodland resurgence best benefit people and nature? We invite papers that assess innovative interventions, examine dynamics and impacts, or provide research, policy, and action agendas.

How can knowledge support restoration and conservation of mountain ecosystems for the benefit of people and nature?

Panelists and participants jointly explored how knowledge can best be leveraged. Click to read the key takeaways and watch the recording!

Advancing Evidence-Based Decision-Making in Large Landscape Conservation Through the Social Sciences: A Research Agenda for the Yellowstone to Yukon Region

This agenda features key social science themes where research can usefully inform conservation decision-making in the Yellowstone to Yukon region. The themes are also relevant to other global ecoregions.

Open Issue

Topics include farmer’s attitudes to herd protection in the Italian Alps, environmental and social monitoring in the Andes, implications of an increase in visitors to the Swiss National Park, and more.

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