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Impressions from a primeval forest

Impressions from a primeval forest

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Continuing our series about Wilderness research, today Yehor Yatsiuk tells us about his impressions from of the few remaining patches of primeval forest in Austria, the ‘Rothwald‘. He wondered what a primeval forest should look like and got many interesting questions in the Rothwald. “I study forest animals and take part in forest conservation actions in Ukraine....

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The beautiful world of (non-) fungi in a Wilderness area

The beautiful world of (non-) fungi in a Wilderness area

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Today, we are happy to share a story from Iryna Yatsiuk, a mycologist from Eastern Ukraine living is Estonia. A few years ago, she started working in the Wilderness area Dürrenstein in Austria to investigate the diversity of myxomycetes, a class of ‘slime molds’. While the name doesn´t sound very appealing they neither fungi nor disgusting, but diverse and...

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First forest webinar tomorrow

First forest webinar tomorrow

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Tomorrow, 23rd July, our first webinar about the role of biodiversity in forests will take place. At 13.15 we start with the topic “Biodiversity in commercial forest – the future of forests in the face of climate change”. Speaker Gerald Blaich will explain how he manages his commercial forest close-to-nature and sustainable. Afterwards, there is room for questions...

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Erstes Webinar zum Thema Biodiversität im Wald

Erstes Webinar zum Thema Biodiversität im Wald

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Übermorgen, am Donnerstag den 23. Juli findet die Auftaktveranstaltung zu unserer Webinarreihe “Multperspektivischer Blick auf die Biodiversität im Wald” statt. Um 13.15 geht es los mit dem Thema “Biodiversität im Wirtschaftswald – Die Zukunft der Wälder im Klimawandel”. Der Referent Gerald Blaich wird darüber berichten, wie er seinen Wirtschaftswald naturnah und...

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Present your project at our Wilderness Week

Present your project at our Wilderness Week

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We are excited to announce that from 19th to 23rd October 2020, the European Wilderness Society will host the first International Wilderness Week. Expect five days packed with presentations, discussions, workshops, live excursions, reports from community events, Q&As, join-in-activities and much more! The first International Wilderness Week is an one of a kind...

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Webinar 9th July 15:00 CET Tourism in Wilderness

Webinar 9th July 15:00 CET Tourism in Wilderness

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Wilderness and protected areas are facing challenges with visitors and tourism, as more and more people are interested in seeing and experiencing the wild. However, a visitor and recreation plan is required in order to reduce human impact. During our online training course ‘Tourism and Waste management in Protected Areas’ held over the course of May and June, we...

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