Szarzynski, Joerg, Delves, Jess L., Fontanella Pisa, Paola, Membretti, Andrea, Panchi Robles, Sofia, Pedoth, Lydia and Schneiderbauer, Stefan, (2020). The Global Mountain Safeguard Research (GLOMOS) Programme: Linking Academia and the United Nations System for Transformative Resilience in Mountain Regions. Mountain Research and Development (MRD), 40(4), 4-7
Population growth, climate change, and unsustainable natural resource management are putting pressure on mountain ecosystems and making mountain communities increasingly vulnerable to climate and disaster risks. The international academic community is committed to finding solutions to the challenges faced in mountain regions. Governments, too, have been developing adaptation plans and policies to improve living conditions and opportunities for mountain communities. However, ensuring that these efforts have a strong impact requires coordinated action between theory and practice. Global Mountain Safeguard Research (GLOMOS) seeks to respond to this need with its mission to turn science into action.
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