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New project on forest biodiversity started!

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The European Wilderness Society has started a new project: ‘Multi-perspective view on fauna biodiversity in forests and forest edge areas’. The 2-year project is funded by the Austrian Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism. The pilot project aims to develop proposals for conservation and improvement of fauna biodiversity in forests and forests margins. This is done...

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Romanian scandal: the Colibita Case

Romanian scandal: the Colibita Case

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The following message from ‘Group of local Initiative – The Coalition for Biodiversity’ has come to our attention, which requires international attention and acknowledgement to prevent severe damages to important natural systems in Romania. The Colibita Case In Romania, the worst environmental situation is represented by the continuous deterioration of the...

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New natural forests for Germany

New natural forests for Germany

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In central Germany, within the province of Hesse, a new natural forest will start to develop. Within the designated size of 6 400 hectares, there will be no forestry, solely natural development. Especially this is a great development what could lead potentially to new Wilderness in Germany. Nature conservation coalition The Minister for the Environment, Priska Hinz,...

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Roadless areas and Wilderness

Roadless areas and Wilderness

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The current network of roads across the globe has made it possible for humans to access almost every region on Earth. Of course, this has had a tremendous impact on the planet. The presence of roads and the consequences of man-made activities reduce the ability of ecosystems to function effectively. Therefore these landscapes are unable to provide critical ecosystem...

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Safeguarding natural oases in Italy

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The European Wilderness Society wants to share with our Wilderness advocates. This organisation launched a fundraising with the goal of saving a forest of 15 hectares in Umbria. The forest is facing a major threat, timber logging. Therefore, the Italian Forest Fund aims to crowdfund enough financial support to buy the forest and safeguard it against exploitation....

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European Wilderness Society joins International Ranger Federation

European Wilderness Society joins International Ranger Federation

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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 Wilderness Society joins the International Ranger Federation, which currently has 90 members in over 50 different countries. Together we support rangers in protected areas, and raise awareness on the...

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