Mountain Legacy Announces Plans

The Editor


A new NGO born out of the Namche Conference (“People, Park, and Mountain Ecotourism”; May 2003), Mountain Legacy has announced a conference focusing on Rolwaling Valley to be held in October 2005. The theme will be “Mountain hazards and mountain tourism.” As of July 1 2004, Mountain Legacy will be accepting nominations for the second “Sir Edmund Hillary Mountain Legacy Medal,” to be awarded for remarkable service in the conservation of culture and nature in remote mountainous regions.” Mountain Legacy is also planning to establish a research and development institute in Rolwaling Valley.

Himalayan Journal of Sciences 2(3): 20-22, 2004

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Mountain hazards

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