Past Projects - 2007/08

Please see below for details of past projects supported by EOCA, along with updates following the work that was carried out.
Thame Environmental Trail
Travel for Others Onlus aims to promote responsible tourism in the Himalayan region, and introduce European people to an alternative mountain tourism in foreign countries that respects environmental and cultural heritage.
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Health of Mont Blanc Research
proMontBlanc is an umbrella group bringing together national and international organisations with the primary aim of environmental protection for the Mont Blanc Massif. It aims to help local groups make the correct management choices according to the principles of the Alpine Convention and encourages the millions of members of its associations to adopt forms of tourism and alpinism that are socially and environmentally sustainable.
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Restoration of Schiehallion Footpath
The John Muir Trust (JMT) is one of the Scotland’s leading guardians of wild land and wildlife, working to safeguard wild land and help wildlife and flora to prevail in wild places. It promotes the freedom and opportunity for people to enjoy wild places and inspires people to respect and conserve wild places through responsible action.
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Protection of the Marsh Fritillary
The Irish Peatland Conservation Council (IPCC) was formed in 1982 to ensure the conservation of a representative sample of Irish bogs and fens. Its activities include education and publicity, encouraging the protection and conservation of our national heritage.
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The Phenoclim Project
The CREA aims to develop scientific research in high altitude environments: the biology of high altitude populations, the impact of climate change and human activities and on high altitude ecosystems. The goal of the CREA is to pursue this research to improve our understanding as well as increase public awareness through educational activities.
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If you are an individual who loves the great outdoors and would like to support us, please click on the donate button below. Money received will help support the small EOCA team and its conservation work.
The grant has helped fulfil an important goal for us, providing mountaineers with safe access to the Alps, supporting awareness of the beauty and wilderness of this unique alpine landscape.
Peter Weber, Deutsche Alpen Verein