Our Society has just received an important news from the Organising Committee of the so-called “Little Sydney” event, which is going to be a
The large herbivores and predators of the continent form an integral part of wilderness areas in Europe and are considered umbrella species. In addition,
A simple powerpoint presentation shared through slideshare.net introduces the mantra and work of the European Wilderness Society
Conservation groups furious as government allows limited hunting of protected grey wolf amid rise in attacks on farm animals.
The Board of our society decided to join Europe’s new conservation vision on the 16th of January (see here). This decision not only meant that our entity signed up for The Vision for a Wilder Europe document, but also an active contribution to the actions defined in this vision.
However way from the main cities and right at the border with Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, the Ukrainian Carpathians are among the most remote – and certainly among the most wilderness rich – areas the country has to offer. A tiny fragment of the 1,500-kilometre range of mountains stretching in an arc from the Czech Republic to Serbia via Poland and Romania, they occupy the westernmost corner of Ukraine and host their share of the wildlife – wolves, bears, lynxes and a variety of plant species – for which the Carpathians are famous.
Our society’s Board had a meeting in Vienna on 16 January and we made a milestone decision to join the new conservation vision of
Brown bear? Bison? Killer whale? Polar bear? Moose? Wolf? Lynx? Or something else should be considered as the Big 5 symbolic animal species of Europe. Whatever the final 5 will be, they will have a big role to play: helping the protection of Europe’s wilderness and wildland!
Arguing for more wilderness in Europe leads us to the creation of a larger European Wilderness Network The European Wilderness Society hold its first
Today is the time to celebrate our Mountains! In 2003 the General Assembly of the UN designated the 11th of December as the International Mountain Day! The UN encourages events to be organized at all levels of this day.
This is a question I am asking myself in the last weeks again and again. The motivation of thinking in this direction I got after reading a wonderful article written by Ralf Buckley, Can We Afford Wilderness?
The world consists of very different types of ecosystems and in every type of these ecosystems people have learnt how to live there
The goal of the biosphere reserve is to uncover this knowledge, use it and adapt it for the future.
While there are still existing wilderness areas across Europe, they only cover around 1% of the land territory. In order to secure them for