Killing of Wolf Pups priority Latvia is the only European country where hunters kill not only local wolves but also those who are coming
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
Please join an online rally to protest the current Australian Government’s attempt to delist 74,000ha of Tasmania’s World Heritage Forests. This unprecedented attempt to
Large majority of Germans in favour of wilderness 65% of Germans love wilderness, are for natural forests and floodplains and reject genetic engineering in
The Goldman Environmental Prize in 2014 was given to a person who made a lot for protecting wilderness in Europe for future generations
Price tagging nature will mean opening up wilderness areas for unsustainable development, mining and extraction.
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
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 Baltic Sea is suffering from a lack of oxygen. Poor oxygen conditions on the seabed are killing animals and plants, and experts are
People asking this question probably expected a modest answer, which one might call a realistic target, but I don’t want to be realistic now. Our ambition is to be a European leader on wilderness protection, and to be more visionary. What size or territory would be needed from moral point of view?
Through its most recent decision, the International Court of Justice ruled Japan’s Southern Ocean Whalehunting is not scientific research. The European Wilderness Society welcomes
Workshop on Wilderness management in Natura 2000 Vlado Vancura, Director Wilderness Development and Max A. E. Rossberg, Deputy Chairman of the European Wilderness Society
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.
The WWF Austria has prepared a map of areas with high wilderness potential that could meet the criteria of the European Wilderness Network. The Wilderness
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
The first protected area, the Yellowstone National Park, was set up in the 19th century. In the 20th century there was a boom in setting up protected areas as a believed key to halt biodiversity loss. How will protected areas look like in the 21st century?
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.
Do you happen to know a wilderness area in the European Union which present a best practice example of management? Here comes the opportunity
The WILD10 conference was a milestone in bringing wilderness protection higher up on the agenda of Europe’s nature conservation policy. After a fews months
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?