Wilderness

Photo: Arctic Wildlife Wilderness = an uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region Translating: What is the value of wilderness and what does it take to protect it?Estonian: Mis on kõrbe väärtus ja mida on vaja selle kaitsmiseks?French: Quelle est la valeur de la nature sauvage et que faut-il pour la protéger?German: Was ist der Wert der …

Wild France = France Sauvage

Photo: Bruno Jargot, Village of Arvieux Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in France. This page curates relevant resources related to the parks, reserves, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Wikipedia: The national parks of France is a system of ten national parks throughout metropolitan France and its overseas departments, coordinated by …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. Recommended Viewing: Wild NevadaHosted by …

Wild Europe

Photo: London Planeta.com continues to update this guide to Wild Europe – the region’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas, and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. More info about European ecotourism on this 10th anniversary of the first European Ecotourism Conference. Older Features Features Places Planeta.com

Wild USA

Photo: NPS/Emily Hassell, Joshua Tree The stories of the parks, protected areas, wilderness, and wildlife in the United States are embedded throughout Planeta.com. This page is a good starting point. National Parks and Monuments Institutions State Parks Celebrations/Events Features Recommended ListeningIcons of the spectacular: American National Parks and the rise of parkitecture – Architecture informed …

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Photo: Adam Baker, Fish Boy The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) extends along 150 miles (240 km) the U.S.–Canada border in the Arrowhead Region of Minnesota. The combined region of the BWCAW, Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, and Ontario’s Quetico and La Verendrye Provincial Parks make up a large area of contiguous wilderness …

Wilderness Notebook

Poster Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.– Gary Snyder In wildness is the preservation of the world.– Henry David Thoreau Wilderness is the state of complete awareness.– Gary Snyder, Turtle Island There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness, that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy …