The current network of roads across the globe has made it possible for humans to access almost every region on Earth. Of course, this
The European Wilderness Society wants to share with our Wilderness advocates. This organisation launched a fundraising with the goal of saving a forest of
The International Ranger Federation is a non-profit organisation to support the important work of rangers in the field of nature (and culture) conservation. European
The German National Park Hunsrück-Hochwald lets its forests develop freely. The objective is to reach a natural tree species composition and to give the
We started off 2019 as the Year of Wilderness. All over the world, we are celebrating Wilderness anniversaries. What began 55 years ago as
We are thrilled to announce that the European Wilderness Society will be starting soon with a transnational and multi-year Interreg project, called BEECH POWER.
Have you signed already? So far, over 345,000 citizens took part in the EU wide campaign #ProtectWater! This campaign is a response to the
On February 12-15th 2019, the conference ‘Forests at Risk: Białowieża and Beyond’ was held. The goal is to create a strategy to protect the
In September 2018, European Wilderness Society visited Sirente-Velino Regional Park, and conducted a pre-audit of an area with Wilderness potential. We are now releasing
We are publishing a new Wilderness Brief about Kuziy-Trybushany WILDForest, Ukraine. This is a short report with information about the Wilderness area, biodiversity and
We have been publishing new reports – called Wilderness Briefs – on our website every week, about areas in the European Wilderness Network. Today
The current speed of destruction of the Fagaras primary forest is truly alarming. Researchers from from the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, in Prague conclude their several years of monitoring work with the statement that solutions are needed as fast as possible.
Today we are releasing a new Wilderness Brief about Hainich WILDForest, which is found in Germany. This woodland is composed of old-growth beech forest,
On 17th of January 2019 a Court decision in Bulgaria prevented the enlargement of the ski resort in the Pirin Mountains. This way this
On January 29th 2019 an event in the nature protection center Erzgebirge in Germany will take a closer look on the habitats and inhabitants of the restricted zones of the former Iron Curtain.
We are publishing a new and updated Wilderness Brief about Hohe Tauern Wilderness, a gold-standard Wilderness found in Hohe Tauern National Park, Austria. Please
Today we are releasing another new publication, about Rila Wilderness in Bulgaria. Please also read: Another new publication – Peneda-Geres in Portugal! This Brief includes many
William Cronon picks up this idealised fantasy of Wilderness in his essay “The Troube with Wilderness: Or, Getting back to the Wrong Nature”. He discusses how this idealisation of Wilderness poses a dilema for properly protecting it and feeling responsible for its preservation.
Today we are publishing a new European Wilderness Network Brief on Čepkeliai Wilderness. Čepkeliai Wilderness is the largest Wilderness in Lithuania, and is composed of
We have produced a new Wilderness Brief on Chornyy Dil Wilderness, which is located in Synevyr National Nature Park, Ukraine. Chornyy Dil Wilderness preserves