Well, we’ve all returning home from a busy and productive 9 days in Barcelona. The achievements of the week justify the long days, busy evenings and endless converstations. Wilderness remains a stead-fast category with-in the Protected Areas System, wild nature is positioned well as a critical response to climate change, the word about WILD 9 is spreading – – and all of this in the midst of rocky economic times. Wall Street was certainly on our minds in Barcelona, but we attempted to focus on our hearts, which reminded us to continue working to protect wild nature for the benefit of biological diversity, carbon sequestration, healthy human societies and much more.
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