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13/12/2012 - News from the protected areas Regional park Préalpes d’Azur
Between the prestigious Riviera and the high mountains of the Mercantour, this mountainous territory, composed of karst plateaus, gorges, forests and fertile valleys, the Préalpes d'Azur is still relatively unknown. There is a rural culture reigning, around picturesque, alive and convivial villages.
05/10/2012 - News from the protected areas ANNOUNCEMENT of the Hohe Tauern National Park for the "5th Symposium on Research in Protected Areas"
Any scientist can apply whose research is related to protected areas and to this year's guiding theme
05/10/2012 - News from the protected areas 2 young bearded vultures born in the Aosta Valley
It is a great reward for the National Park Gran Paradiso and the Region Valle d’Aosta, both very proud of their contribution to this fantastic reintroduction project of a particularly emblematic species of the alpine fauna.
04/10/2012 - News from the protected areas Will there soon be « quiet zones » in the French Alps?
Article 10 of the Tourism Protocol of the Alpine Convention foresees “the creation of quiet zones were no touristic infrastructure shall be developed”. Quiet zones are areas that present no particular interest from a strict biological point of view but they are exceptional and merit protection for their natural dimension, their particular calm and silence… their tranquility.
03/10/2012 - News from the protected areas The Nature Park as facilitator for the creations and transfer of enterprises
Facilitating and supporting the creation of new enterprises is acknowledged as an important activity to maintain and reinforce the economic vitality of a territory and its enterprises. The Regional Nature Park Chartreuse is therefore encouraging and supporting the transfer of enterprises and the creation of new activities.
02/10/2012 - News from the protected areas Alpinisme et escalade : nouvelle convention signée dans les Ecrins
Une « nouvelle » convention pour la pratique de l'alpinisme, de l'escalade et du canyoning a été signée cet été dans le Parc national des Ecrins.
02/10/2012 - News from the protected areas Nettoyons nos paysages montagnards
Du 7 au 11 juillet 2012, le Parc national du Mercantour et Mountain Wilderness, association nationale de défense de la montagne, ont célébré dix ans de fructueuse collaboration sur les opérations « Installations Obsolètes ».
02/10/2012 - News from the protected areas Thematic catalogue: research in the Swiss parks
The scientific group dedicated to research in the Swiss parks has been commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) to create a thematic catalogue.
02/10/2012 - News from the protected areas The Mont Avic Nature Park
The Mont Avic nature park covers the area of approximately 5.800 hectares between the high alpine valleys of Champdepraz and Champorcher in the Italian region of Aosta Valley. Together with Gran Paradiso national park and Vanoise national park in France, it forms vast and one of the largest trans boundary protected areas in the Alps.
12/09/2012 - News from the protected areas Present the results of the research in your protected area
You are invited to present the results of the research of your protected area to an international public at the “5th Symposium for research in protected areas”. The call for contributions is open until 12 October 2012. Further information…