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Mountains 

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Major Assessments

UNEP
  • mountain watchMOUNTAIN WATCH: environmental change and sustainable development in mountains - 2002 (PDF)
    UNEP-WCMC; Oct. 2002. ISBN 1 899628 20 7
    The report, the first map-based assessment of environmental change in mountain areas and the implications for sustainable development, has been compiled by the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) as a contribution to the International Year of the Mountains.

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International Partnership for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions
  • THE BISHKEK MOUNTAIN PLATFORM - 2002
    The Bishkek Mountain Platform will be the concluding declaration from the Summit, and will provide a framework for action for sustainable development of mountain regions.
Other Sources
  • THE STATE OF THE WORLD'S MOUNTAINS: A Global Report - 1992
    Peter B. Stone (editor). Zed Books, London and New Jersey, 1992
    (a new report is in preparation)

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