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The uniqueness of Küre Wilderness

The uniqueness of Küre Wilderness

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Küre Wilderness is a one-of-a-kind, stunning Wilderness, located in the Küre Mountains National Park, Turkey. The National Park is one of the 9 forest hotspots in Turkey, having global importance for nature protection. It hosts intact highly biodiverse landscape and is home to Black Sea moist karst forest ecosystems. It is on WWF’s list of 200 Global Ecoregions:...

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National Park Risnjak – a new potential Wilderness

National Park Risnjak – a new potential Wilderness

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National Park Risnjak stretches across the deep forests and the peaks of Dinaric mountains in north-western Croatia. Its name comes the word ris, meaning lynx in Croatian. Indeed, the national park is home to lynx, as well as bears and wolves, and is one of the crucial areas for lynx persistance in Croatia.  The park is a mixture of various forest types,...

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Today is World Ranger Day

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On July 31st we put the our Rangers across the world in the spotlight. They are the ones on the frontier of conservation that are critical for the planet’s future. They often leave their families behind, receive little compensation, but carry out some of the most rewarding work there is. Stand with the world’s Rangers But on this World Ranger Day, we also stand with...

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Wilderness Audit in Gorgany Nature Reserve, Ukraine

Wilderness Audit in Gorgany Nature Reserve, Ukraine

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In the past weeks the European Wilderness Auditors spent several days in Gorgany Wilderness, embeded in the Gorgany Mountains Massif. The area is located in the eastern part of the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine. Gorgany Wilderness became a member of European Wilderness Network already in 2016. The Wilderness certificate was...

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Exploring potential Wilderness in Triglav National Park

Exploring potential Wilderness in Triglav National Park

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Last week the European Wildernes Society team hiked high up to the core zone of Triglav National Park to explore the potential Wilderness there. Triglav National Park is Slovenia’s only national park located in the north-west part of the country in Julian Alps. Its name comes from Slovenia’s highest mountain Triglav which is dominating above the park. A long hike up...

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