Local activists are calling green-conscious citizens of Ukraine to support the petition for creation of Reserve near Lviv city, Western Ukraine. They also provide
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
New 598,000 square-mile protected area is more than twice the size of Texas, and will protect everything from penguins to whales. A remote and
We are happy to announce that the environmental educational project for young generation “Don’t change climate – educate youth”, was recently launched due to
In August 2016, the district administration became known that at Tarutyns’kyj steppe from the perspective of farmers is carried a desiccation – processing herbicide,
The European Wilderness Society audited according to the European Wilderness Quality Standard several new potential wilderness areas in the Ukraine. Three new areas –
A recent blogpost on Sean David Smith blogpost was asking a question whether protected areas managed by the US National Park Service are national
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
The Revisiting Leopold report has recently been featured in the IUCN’s Parks Journal. A whole magazine dedicated to launch a new report, which might
Based on the enthusiastic response to our Pyrenees to Carpathians natural green corridor project, our Society decided to develop the idea further into a
The Čepkeliai wild area is part of the wild heart of the Dainava Forest, the largest territory of pristine, undisturbed nature in Lithuania. Since 1993 Čepkeliai
Get used to the other Tatras. Strong, gusty winds, returned late last week to the Tatra National Park after almost a decade. Several other
A European Union co-funded research found widespread evidences of garbage in the ocean around Europe. Every sampling location has already been trashed before discovered!
According to the European Environmental Agency report on protected areas in Europe (October 2012), 21% of Europe’s land territory is protected. The protection is
This is the introduction to the World Parks COngress organised by IUCN in Sidney in November 2014
Jasper National Park is the largest piece of wilderness in Canadians Rocky Mountain and and excellent place to experience power of the wilderness.
A recent scientific study shows increase of wild ungulate population in Aragon, Spain. However further research is needed to prove the reasons of this wildlife number increase.
Water fills our wetlands, which includes lakes and rivers, swamps and marshes, wet grasslands and peatlands, oases, estuaries, deltas and tidal flats, near-shore marine areas, mangroves and coral reefs, and human-made sites such as fish ponds, rice paddies, reservoirs, and salt pans. 22 March is designated as World Water Day by the UN.
The report also identifies key habitats for large forest-dwelling mammals and the analysis of connectivity among them.
The US National Park Service has recently published the ‘2012 National Park Visitor Spending Effects report’. The study shows that the whole National Park System (NPS), which is largely wilderness!, received over 282 million recreation visits.