The increase of backcountry winter sports, meaning activities outside the official boundaries of ski resorts, brings a lot of additional stress to alpine habitats and wildlife.
On 24th January European Wilderness Society released a detailed post about a court decision in Bulgaria, which prevented the enlargement of the ski resort
It is not easy to understand the importance of protecting Wilderness if you do not have any first-hand Wilderness experience. Wildlife watching is a popular way to get such a Wilderness experience.
On 17th of January 2019 a Court decision in Bulgaria prevented the enlargement of the ski resort in the Pirin Mountains. This way this
In the last two weeks, Aevis Foundation, Slovakia, has organised a series of five meetings about natural tourism in Slovakia. This was part of
Do untouched, unrecognised and uncovered places in nature still exist in Slovakia? And if so, how do we use their natural potential whilst still
Last summer, European Wilderness Society auditors carried out a successful Quick-Audit in Thayatal National Park for the European Wilderness Network. The National Park shares
Camping is a typical way to experience Wilderness in the United States. In Europe, on the other hand, camping in Wilderness is highly restricted
Nature tourism seems to be an effective tool to support nature conservation, particularly in densely populated Europe. Generally speaking, nature tourism allows a region
Last week the Biosphere Reserve Lungau, home of the main office of the European Wilderness Society, organised the kick-off event of their ECHT.SEIN.-campaign (being.real.).
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
People often call the lynx, with its fluffy ears and pointy beard, the wizard of the forest. Rarely seen, he lives in wild, mountainous
The European Wilderness Society recently visited the Svydovets massif in the Ukrainian Carpathians. The area is currently highly disputed because of a proposed mega-ski
One of the defining features of Wilderness is its distance from human civilisation, and the peace and solitude that can be experienced in the
Last week European Wilderness Society team conducted a number of events in the Ukraine. Among them: Seminar “Future of the Wilderness and UNESCO World
With the increasing media attention for the returning wolf, the curiosity for this animal grows as well. More and more people wonder how it
The Walk on the Wild Side: Estimating the Global Magnitude of Visits to Protected Areas report from researchers in Cambridge, UK, Princeton, New Jersey,
European Wilderness Society is keeping an eye on the progress regarding a planned huge ski resort in the Ukrainian Carpathians. The Initiative group FREE
We are sure that you are already aware of the plans to build a huge ski resort ecological in an important valuable part of
Following some provisions of the recent meeting of the Carpathian Sustainable Tourism Centers(CSTCs) and stakeholders, which took place in Bratilasva, European Wilderness Society participated