The following message from the ‘Peace-for-Birds campaign’ has come to our attention, which requires international attention and acknowledgement. Through this campaign, local people try
At the end of October, the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic initiated a draft amendment to the Nature and Landscape Protection Act, mainly targetting protected areas.
The Espoo Convention has opened a case file to investigate whether Ukraine complies with international obligations on environmental protection. One of the reasons to
Robert Frazier Nash, author of the essay ‘Island Civilization: A Vision for Human Occupancy of Earth’, proposes his plan for the distant fourth millennium.
The first 100 days in the oval office are the days that will define your presidency in America. This is a principle set out
This year, the European Wilderness Society starts a number of the new projects. This was possible due to intensive work and strong partnership in
Deliberate poisoning is one of the most severe factors threathening wildlife in Europe. Alarming cases have recently emerged in Austria.
The whole world has been caught up in watching the political disaster of Brexit, wondering if the UK will leave the EU, and if
On March 1st 2019 the general assembly of the United Nations agreed on a decade of ecosystem restoration for 2021-2030. This decision is a
With the wolf population steadily growing in Europe, wolves are expanding again to new territories. As wolves can easily travel large distances, the expansion
Artificially planted spruce forests in the Czech Republic fall prey to bark beetles, biomass power plants threaten French forests, the destruction of old-growth forests
There is a movement developing, where students skip school to demonstrate for a better climate. Tens of thousands continue to protest every week!
In February 2009 Wilderness advocates gathered in Prague for the Conference on Wilderness and Large Natural Habitat Areas. Their focus was to unite Europe with a common vision and strategy for Wilderness, and thus the European Wilderness Resolution was created.
From 17th to 18th December 2018 the 9th meeting of the Carpathian Convention Implementation Committee (CCIC) took place in Vienna. The Carpathian Convention is a consortium of the seven Carpatian countries (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Romania and Serbia) to foster the sustainable development and protection of the Carpathian region.
Greta Thunberg is a 15 year old that became a symbol for youth activism for skipping school to protest about climate change. She spoke
The situation in Romania’s virgin forests is not good, and many forests are currently victims of illegal logging. For example elsewhere on our website,
Slovensky raj translates directly to mean ‘Slovak Paradise’ in Slovakian. Part of the area is a candidate member of the European Wilderness Network because
Supporters of the Wilderness preservation in the Ukraine–initiative group Free Svydovets recently informed the Europarliment in Brussels of the importance of the unique Ukrainian Svydovets
The current global aim is to expand protected area coverage across the world to cover 17% of land and 10% of the oceans. This
IUCN have produced a new report which enables protected area management teams to assess how natural areas can benefit people. 20 international experts compared