Mountains

Photo: Ron Mader, Monterrey (Some rights reserved) Mountain = Large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak Mountains are sacred landscapes around the world. 2022 is the International Year of Sustainable Mountain Development. International Mountain DayEvery year on December 11 International Mountain Day celebrates …

Andes Mountains

Photo: Ron Mader, Ecuador 2002 (Some rights reserved) Andes Mountains: South American mountain range Wikipedia: The Andes mountain range stretch across seven South American continents and started to take formation around the same time that dinosaurs appeared on Earth (Triassic Period) Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Q4xzAFmKMDR81TbC6 Elsewhere on the Webbosquesandinos.org – Facebook – Flickr – YouTube [email protected]_andina Embedded …

Yucca Mountain

Photo: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Aerial view of Yucca Mountain (2007) (Some rights reserved) Yucca Mountain is located in the Great Basin, Yucca Mountain is east of the Amargosa Desert, south of the Nevada Test and Training Range and in the Nevada National Security Site. It is the site of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, …

Mountains Links

Photo: Ron Mader, Cleveland (Some rights reserved) What would insiders like others know about mountains? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: FacebookicimodMountainPartnershipmtnforum Flickr GroupsWorld Mountains Elsewhere on the Webeverestnews.comMountain InstituteMountain PartnershipMountains: Vital for human survival – People and the PlanetMountain Voices14ers.comiucn.orgDark Mountain Project Mountain PactEffort to educate, mobilize & empower 80+ mountain towns w/outdoor rec …

International Mountain Day

Poster (Some rights reserved) December 11 is International Mountain Day which celebrates our higher aspirations. Hashtags#MountainsMatter#InternationalMountainDay#DíaInternacionalDeLasMontañas Key Linksun.org/en/events/mountaindaymessages [email protected]@[email protected] Questions How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in other languages? = ¿Cómo se traduce el ‘Día Internacional de las Montañas’ a otros idiomas? How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in Indigenous languages? (Important for the 2022-2032 celebration of Indigenous …

Mount Everest

Photo: Andrew Purdam, Trekker’s classic view from Kala Patthar (Some rights reserved) Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain, with a peak at 8,848 meters above sea level and the 5th tallest mountain measured from the center of the Earth. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. Google Maps Videos Man of …

Triglav National Park

Photo: European Space Agency Slovenia – At 2,800 meters above sea level, Mount Triglav is the highest in the country and a significant source of national pride, even featuring on the Slovenian coat of arms. Milan Kučan, the former president, famously once said that it was the duty of every countryman and woman to scale …

International Mountain Day 2018

Photo: Spring Mountains December 11 is International Mountain Day which celebrates our higher aspirations. Hashtags #MountainsMatter #InternationalMountainDay #DíaInternacionalDeLasMontañas More Info http://www.un.org/en/events/mountainday http://www.fao.org/international-mountain-day/key-messages/en/ Questions How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in other languages? How is ‘International Mountain Day’ translated in Indigenous languages? (Important for 2019’s celebration during the International Year of Indigenous Languages) What have we …

International Mountain Day 2017

Photo This year’s theme is Mountains under Pressure: climate, hunger, migration. Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. Yet mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, …