In May last year, the Estonian government published a plan for a giant pulp mill to be located in Viljandi and Tartu counties. The
The European Wilderness Society met with the Romanian National Agency of Natural Protected Areas in Bucharest last December. The National Agency aims to improve
During a multi-day visit in Romania, our project developer Nick Huisman had a meeting with the newly established ANANP. The ANANP is Romania’s National
To give you a short impression of the first day at the 6th Symposium for Research in Protected Areas, here are some pictures! Four
Despite direct orders from the EU Court of Justice to ban all logging operations in Bialowieza forest, Poland continues logging activities in this unique
On the International conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary since the inscription of the UNESCO World Heritage Property «Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and
Except for humans, all natural enemies of the deer and chamois have disappeared in the Swiss forests. The animals have been able to multiply
While Germany and Austria are currently considering to allow culling of wolves again, Alaska just became an example for the rest of the world.
In January 2017 a new IUCN-WCPA’s Best Practice Protected Area Guidelines titled – Wilderness Protected Areas: Management guidelines for IUCN Category 1b was published.
Everything starts with naivety. In our naivety we think national park status guarantees protection status in Europe. The practice is somewhat different! When –
Active & non-active management are two reciprocal and combining management approaches to protect biodiversity. It is already clear for many managers that wilderness (IUCN category
George Monbiot, a columnist of the Guardian, delivered an interesting speech about what the problem is with National Parks in the UK. Unfortunately the
The deadline for submitting applications for the next installment of the international Masters degree programme “Management of Protected Areas” at the Alpen-Adria-Universität ends on
If you ever wondered what pressures exist for wilderness, here is an article, which we received from Stela Dineva, WWF Bulgarian Office. This is