Author: Stéphanie Rouanet

The Pamir Mountains and geothermal sources of energy

By Saidmir Shomansurov, doctor of biology and plant physiologist, department of potatoes and vegetables, Pamir Experimental Agricultural Station, Tajik Academy of Science, Tajikistan ; and Munira Navruzbekova, doctor of biology and plant physiologist, faculty of biology, Khorog State University, Tajik Ministry of Education, Tajikistan Some 93% of the territory of Tajikistan is…

The territorial labelling of a heritage site in the north-eastern Cape Drakensberg, South Africa

The case of the Linton Cave By Gavin Heath; Bachelor of Arts, Higher Diploma in Education, Master’s Degree in City and Regional Planning; Geography Education; Lecturer - School of Education, University of KwaZulu-Natal Abstract This study shows how the territorial labelling of a specific unofficial heritage site in the north…

Reconnecting cross-border regions in the alpine space

Economy, Anti-Immigration Speech and Public Opinion By Ivan Ureta, lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, professor at the IE Business School/University and a research fellow at the Department of Middle Eastern Studies of King’s College London and the International Migration Institute, University of Oxford and Victor…

Innovation in representing the mountain landscape

Par Lorenza Gasparella, Ph.D. in Landscape and Environment, Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche (Italy) Abstract This contribution, which starts by examining the Panorama of the Engadine that Giovanni Segantini designed for the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900, retraces the relationship between the perception and representation of mountain landscapes. The Panorama of…

The Club Alpino Italiano and the defence of the environment, from its founding (1863) to the present day

Par Stefano Morosini, Ph.D., Contemporary History, University of Milan ABSTRACT The Club Alpino Italiano (CAI – Italian Alpine Club) was founded in Turin in 1863. It has always been very active in reforestation campaigns, promoting and ensuring the protection of Alpine flora and fauna, the development of craftsmanship and small…

Being innovative regarding the sensitive question of accidents in mountain sports

Prevention opportunities provided by experience feedback methods applied to accident and near-miss sequences Par Maud Vanpoulle, Laboratoire sur les Vulnérabilités et l’Innovation dans le Sport (L-Vis), Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 Introduction The effectiveness of sport accidents prevention is often considered in terms of communication strategies, in relation with the…