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
Today we are publishing a new Wilderness Brief about Peneda-Gerês Wilderness, Portugal. Please also read: Teiču Wilderness – New Publication! This Brief contains information about
Most of the European rivers already lost their wild character, and the handful remaining wild rivers are quickly disappearing.
Is simply a designation of Protected Areas sufficient? Many seem to be susceptible to change in size and status over time.
Today we are releasing a new Wilderness Brief about Darvaika Wilderness. Darvaika Wilderness is one of several Wilderness in Synevyr National Nature Park, Ukraine, alongside Chornyy
The Viterbo Declaration has been signed by 80 scientists and experts, aiming for the safeguarding of functional beech forest ecosystems across the world.
We have a new Wilderness Brief available to read and download, about Teiču Wilderness, in Latvia. Please also read: Soomaa Wilderness – New Publication!
New to our publication database this week is the Wilderness Brief for Central Balkan Wilderness. Central Balkan Wilderness is 20 019 ha of platinum-quality
Logging operations threathen the Romanian forests, is Europe doing enough to stop it? We want to hear from you!
Today we are releasing new Wilderness Briefs for three WILDRivers in Ukraine – Mala Uholka, Shyrokyy Luh and Velyka Uholka WILDRiver. All are in
In September 2018, the European Wilderness Society conducted a Re-Audit of Majella Wilderness, Italy. Our Audit Team spent several days in Majella National Park