The Czech Parliament recently approved new rules and conditions for National Parks, inproving the conditions for more Wilderness! On the 4th of April representatives
One of Donald Trump’s first moves as President of the United States of America was to order the go-ahead to build his much-promised giant
February 10, 2016 was a meeting to review and discuss the draft law concerning protection of wilderness in Biosphere Reserves UNESCO and other protected
Wilderness areas represent a vital element of Europe’s natural and cultural heritage. In addition to their intrinsic value, they offer the opportunity for people
Two Swedish counties allowed hunting of wolf during this winter, which will decrease the population of the species by 10%. The issue prompted criticism
According to a recent study by Washington State University, the killing of predators actually has the opposite effect, it increases the likelihood that the remaining
Based on the enthusiastic response to our Pyrenees to Carpathians natural green corridor project, our Society decided to develop the idea further into a
National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAPs) are the principal instruments for implementing the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) at the national level. The
EU Guidelines on wilderness and wild areas in Natura 2000 Natura 2000 protects areas of high biodiversity value across the European Union. It is
Just looking at Germany shows the impact urbanization has on the continued sealing of the earth´s surface through concrete, roads, pavement and other means.
The EU’s new rules for CAP subsidies oblige ties 30% of a farmer’s subsidy payments to new environmental requirements. But during negotiations, farmers in
The wilderness act celebrates its 50th anniversary. On Sept. 3, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the United States Wilderness Act, creating the world’s
World Heritage Site protection for some of the most magnificent wild forests on Earth is under direct threat, not from a civil conflict or
The Goldman Environmental Prize in 2014 was given to a person who made a lot for protecting wilderness in Europe for future generations
he IPCC reports that our public lands are changing. These changes are occurring at an alarmingly fast rate, putting ecosystems in many different regions at risk of extinction. Our impact on these fragile communities will depend on how we interact with them. – See more at: http://wilderness.org/blog/why-wildland-lovers-should-care-about-international-climate-change-report#sthash.T30Y8HnL.dpuf
Future generations will pay the true price of human caused climate change. Therefore they have to be better informed about the conequences of releasing CO2 into the atmosphere.
The European Union (EU) programme for the protection of birds, and of species and habitats has been
implemented primarily through Natura 2000. The article assesses the strengths and the weaknesses, identifies some improvements needed and provides lessons for other parts of the world.
The Schweizerische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für die Berggebiete (SAB), which represents among others Swiss alpine regions, villages and agricultural associations just released a positionpaper in which it argues that the wolf has no place in the alpine ecosystem anymore.
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
2014 is the year when we can celebrate wilderness protection across Europe. Hopefully this year will be a milestone to improve the protection and restoration of wilderness attributes.