This brief examines solutions on the Adaptation at Altitude Solutions Portal that have been implemented either across borders or in multiple countries with shared borders. These transboundary solutions were then categorised according to the type of risk that they primarily address: hazards, risks to shared resources, ecosystem risks.

This book contains 11 chapters covering various essential aspects of spring-shed management like database assessment, standard definitions and classifications, mapping methodologies, discharge measurement techniques, holistic management strategies, water quality protocols, environmental isotopes' use, tailored guidelines, discharge indexes, proj

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T N Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2024.

Counsel for the state of Maharashtra informed the apex court that the Monitoring Committee in consultation with IIT Bombay is looking into the proposal of using clay paver blocks instead of concrete paver blocks. It is necessary to use clay paver blocks in order to prevent soil erosion.

Mountains are home to a variety of ecosystems that provide vital services directly to 1.1 billion people and billions of others living in connected lowland areas. Half of humanity depends on mountains for the provision of freshwater alone.

The State of the Cryosphere 2023 – Two Degrees is Too High report shows that all of the Earth’s frozen parts will experience irreversible damage at 2°C of global warming, with disastrous consequences for millions of people, societies, and nature.

While mountain tourism has become an increasingly relevant motivation for travel, data on its size and impact remains scarce, a new report from the UN agencies the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Mountain Partnership (MP) makes clear.

This nexus brief synthesizes the findings of recent publications on mountains and climate change, in particular IPCC Cross-Chapter Paper 5: Mountains (2022) and the OECD Development Co-operation Working Paper: Strengthening climate resilience in mountainous areas (2021).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manya Sharma Vs State of Rajasthan dated 15/03/2023.

Grievance in the application is against cutting of a hill in Udaipur for construction of a water tank for supply of drinking water.

The NGT directed the Chief Secretary, Rajasthan to ensure that measures are adopted to protect the hills in the area. It should be ensured that even important projects of water supply have to be undertaken consistent with the environmental norms without cutting the hills.

Women play a key role in environmental protection and social and economic development in mountain areas. They are often the primary managers of mountain resources, guardians of biodiversity and keepers of traditional knowledge. Empowering rural women is crucial to eradicating hunger and poverty.

Report filed by the Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Committee in the matter of Joginder Singh Thakur Vs UT of Jammu & Kashmir.

The complainant said that during various metals and events which are held in the month of April in Chenab Valley region particularly in Bhaderwah, plastic waste water bottles are being discarded posing threat to the environment.