We have just published our Wilderness Brief for Archipelago WILDCoast, Finland. Here you can find information on the area, biodiversity and tourism of the
Today we are publishing a new and updated Wilderness Brief, about Retezat Wilderness, Romania. Retezat was one of the first Wilderness ever certified in
Forests have always been a focus in nature conservation. Over the history of nature conservation, an extensive network of protected forests have been created.
Everywhere on our planet, forests are facing the same problem: climate change and human impact. We like to use wood and other plant material
Today we are publishing a new and updated Wilderness Brief about Fulufjället Wilderness. This 19 000 ha of platinum quality Wilderness is located in Sweden,
Today we are publishing a new and updated Wilderness Brief, for Borjomi-Kharagauli Wilderness. Borjomi-Kharagauli Wilderness, Georgia, is a platinum quality Wilderness, which is the
Over the last few weeks, we have been busy in the office creating new and updated Wilderness Briefs for all the Wilderness in the
Wilderness is a subject of growing interest amongst society. Consequently, more and more people have an interest to learn about and contribute towards the
The European Wilderness Quality Standard as well as the IUCN protected areas categories, particularly category Ia and Ib, designate and protect Wilderness in Europe.
In 2013 the Wilderness Working Group (WWG) published an official European Wilderness definition. This definition builds on the IUCN definition for category Ib “Wilderness
According to the recent European State of Water report from the European Environment Agency, nearly two thirds of European rivers are in a bad ecological state.
New publications describe the impact of recent illegal logging in Bialowieza Forest, Poland. Direct and indirect impact on the Natura2000 site are alarming. The
Last week, European Wilderness Society met with Jan Kozlowski from Adventureland Europe in Slovakia. Jan is doing a year-long hike together with his partner
How do we define Wilderness in an international context? Even though the US Wilderness Act was the beginning of a common Wilderness concept, since
It is impossible to overlook the intensity and extent of excavations with heavy machines in the Bela river, Slovakia. The European Wilderness Society is
A new investigative video reveals insights into the illegal logging, hunting and deforestation in Romania’s protected areas. The video, published by nature conservation agencies
The University of Applied Sciences in Eberswalde (Germany) is one of our long-term partners to advocate for Europe wildest places. To celebrate the 20th
Hiking 7 200 kilometres from Bulgaria, through Europe to western Spain. It sounds like quite a challenge, but Jan Kozlowski and Eva Kaznelson from
The European definition describes Wilderness as an area where nature is free to develop the way she likes. This means that people do not
A recent European Wilderness Quality Standard Quick Audit of the Maramarosh massif continued our long-term partnership with the Carpathian Biosphere Reserve (CBR). The Maramarosh mountains