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 …

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. We also update our info about European ecotourism after our participation in the first European Ecotourism Conference. Older Features Features Places Planeta.com

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 Ireland

Photo: NASA Goddard, Sunny Day in Ireland Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Ireland – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. ParksIreland has 6 National Parks and 78 Nature Reserves designated under the Wildlife Acts, 1976 and 2000 and various older Acts. …

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. HeadlinesA showdown in Nevada could …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, and conscious local responsible travel. HeadlinesUna reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El ComercioPerú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and Ecuador establish first binational Biosphere Reserve in …

Wild India

India flag Planeta.com’s spotlight on the biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas in India HeadlinesExperts flag concern over easing of guidelines – Hindustan TimesThe environment law that mobilised two million IndiansThe wildlife map of India – Green Humour – @thetoonguyInto the wild, a map every Indian must see Tigershttp://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/flora-fauna/74-tiger-deaths-since-January-drive-home-poaching-other-threats/articleshow/52965875.cmsMoEF preparing guidelines to protect tiger corridors …

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 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 …