UNESCO World Heritage site of the “Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathian and Other Regions of Europe” is known world-wide. The property represent an outstanding example of relatively undisturbed complexes of pure and
When I was young, my great-grandfather, a forester, told me that this Wild Valley used to be even more wild when he was my age. No roads, no logging, no air pollution. Even hunters only
The European Wilderness Society and Slovak Paradise National Park have a successful partnership for several years. Slovak paradise proved that they do not only commit to manage this iconic protected area well, but are also
Slovakia has a great potential to become an important partner in the quest to protect European Wilderness. There are some areas in the country under strict non-intervention regime already for several decades. According official statistics,
The forests of Slovakia are facing a serious danger: sanitary logging, is abused on exploatation of forests, including National parks, Natura 2000 sites and sometimes even strict reserves. Now, due to pressures coming from the
The European Wilderness Society has started a new project: ‘Multi-perspective view on fauna biodiversity in forests and forest edge areas’. The 2-year project is funded by the Austrian Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism. The pilot
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.
Nature tourism in Slovakia seems to be an effective tool to support nature conservation, as well as all around the densely populated Europe, where a lot of people seek to experience intimacy with nature. Generally