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Germany can reach 2% Wilderness

Germany can reach 2% Wilderness

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The German government and several environmental organisations are working on an ambitious goal for 2020. They aim to have Wilderness areas cover 2% of their land, and permanently unused forests cover 5% of Germany. This has been a work in progress since 2007, when the government adopted wilderness into its National Biodiversity Strategy. The European Wilderness...

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International visit to Svydovets

International visit to Svydovets

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In June 2018 international group of experts and scientist visited Svydovets massif, where huge ski resort is planned. Please also read: How is Svydovets doing Foreign experts from European mountain countries: Austria, France and Switzerland, where experience of similar resorts exists, appeal to the fact, that Carpathians cover only 4% of Ukraine, therefore planning...

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New potential Wilderness in Slovakia

New potential Wilderness in Slovakia

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The director of the Low Tatras National Park and the Chairman of the European Wilderness Society recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The subject of the memorandum is a cooperation on the stewardship of the Skalka Wilderness in the Low Tatras National Park, and the commitment to carry out an International Wilderness Quick-Audit of the Skalka Wilderness in...

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First glance of Slovenian Wilderness in Triglav National Park

First glance of Slovenian Wilderness in Triglav National Park

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Last weekend, our Wilderness team visited Triglav National Park in Slovenia, together with Garry Oye, former Chief of Wilderness Stewardship Division of the United States. Triglav National Park is the only Slovenian National Park, located close to the Austrian and Italian borders. The Park is known for its wild valleys, conifer-filled mountain slopes, and barren...

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Wilderness Stewardship in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Wilderness Stewardship in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

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At the end of her recent U.S. Trip, our colleague Verena Gruber visited the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park in Colorado. She met with the National Park’s Superintendent Bruce Noble as well as with the Park’s Ecologist Danguole Bockus and District Ranger Ryan Trush. Informative discussions about wilderness stewardship issues and a short excursion down the...

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