Experts estimate that Romania is home to about 6 000 brown bears (Ursus arctos). And the Carpathians, specifically Romania, have the highest population of brown bears in Europe. But the increasing bear population is straining
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.
Our congratulations to Carpathian Biosphere Reserve, who are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this week! The European Wilderness Society attended the opening of the Anniversary earlier this year and looks forward to continue to work closely
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 massif. A month ago, European Wilderness Society visited Svydovets observed with our own
Hiking 7 200 kilometres from Bulgaria, through Europe to western Spain. It sounds like quite a challenge, but Jan Kozlowski and Eva Kaznelson from Germany thought they could handle even more. With their own NGO,
Last week the European Wilderness Society team held its first WILDArt event in Synevyr National Nature Park, Ukraine, with 11 artists from five European countries. As part of this event we took artists into the Wilderness
On January 10th, 2018, a panel of judges from the court in Uzhhorod revoked the disputed orders authorizing of the Tyachivska and Rakhivska District State Administrations for the planning of a mega ski resort and
Todays session of court and the press-conference, dedicated to the building of the huge Touristic-recreational resort Svydovetc on the territory of Transcarpathian region of Ukraine took place in Uzhhorod. The Svydovets is a mountain range
For those, interested in developing and implementation of sustainable tourism projects in the seven Carpathian Countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic and Ukraine there are three data-bases available for research. One can find information about: Handbooks and Guidelines, Financial
Europe has a Wilderness definition, Wilderness conservation policy (description how to protect Wilderness in Europe), a short inventory (tentative list of where the Wilderness is in Europe), European Wilderness Quality Standard and Audit System (concept to
The Nationalpark Aggtek in Hungary was the setting of a meeting of the Working Group of Sustainable Tourism of the Carpathian Convention. All representatives of the seven countries and representatives of several NGOs like ETE,
Vasil, deputy director of Zacharovanij Kraj National Park, Ukraine organized a workshop for us in the Carpathian National Nature Park, located approximately 200km further east and deep in the Carpathian region. We had the opportunity
Erik Balacs, renown film maker of the film Wolf Mountains, just produced another great film showcasing the diverse wildlife of the Carpathians.
The short answer is in the Retezat National Park, Romania!! Why? Because despite of centuries of human impact all over the Carpathian Mountains the largest unfragmented piece of Wilderness can be still found in this
Jalovecka Valley is the last large fragment of Carpathian Wilderness with almost any visible human intervention.
We consider the Slovakian Carpathians mountains as the last extensive areas with wild nature and Wilderness. The truth is that this mountains are still homeland for number of threatened species. This includes the full spectrum
This is the story about the rebirth of european Wilderness, in which the wolf, the wisent, the bear and other rare animals live as freely as centuries ago. Take a look with us into the unrestrained area of the Eastern Carpathians, formerly known as THE WOLF MOUNTAINS