The Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) is a network for Collaborative Research on Global Change and Mountain Regions.

The Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments (GLORIA) in Vienna is a global network aiming to monitor effects of climate change in high mountain biomes.

The Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) is a global research project of Future Earth and serves as a platform for international and cross-disciplinary collaboration on the assessment, conservation, and sustainable use of mountain biodiversity.

The Global Invasive Species Programme (GISP) aims to conserve biodiversity and sustain human livelihoods by minimizing the spread and impact of invasive alien species.

The Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains (CIRMOUNT) is a collaborative, interdisciplinary consortium dedicated to understanding climates and ecosystems of western North American mountains. Poster (pdf, 252 kb)

Global Change in Mountain Regions (GLOCHAMORE) aims to gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of global change in a selection of 28 UNESCO Mountain Biosphere Reserves (MBRs) around the world. The GLOCHAMORE Research Strategy includes investigating invasion of alien plant species as a threat to mountain ecosystems.

The Mountain Forum is a global network for mountain communities, environment and sustainable development.