Great News on the Flathead Valley!

Conservation groups announced last week that they have mobilized more than $10 million in public and private funds to protect  from mining and oil and gas development the spectacular and internationally important  in the Flathead River Valley, a vast wilderness  that...

Quebec’s Committment to HALF

Last month, the Quebec government said it plans “to dedicate 50% of the territory of the Plan Nord to protecting the environment, safeguarding biodiversity and developing the natural heritage, as well as to various types of development that do not rely on...

National Wilderness Month

Even though most of the month has now passed, I think it’s an appropriate time to recognize “National Wilderness Month.”  September is a great month to think about our nation’s wild-lands.  Each September marks the anniversary of the 1964...

State of the Ocean Report

On Monday, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and the International Program on the State of the Oceans (IPSO), released a report warning that the world’s oceans are at high risk for a...

Futi Corridor Protected!

Connections are everything, both in the human and natural worlds. A superb new wild connection was announced this week by Peace Parks Foundation (PPF) and the Government of Mozambique. The Futi Corridor is a historic wildlife migration route between South Africa and...

What is Marine Wilderness?

We have a pretty good idea of what we mean by “wilderness” on land, but not nearly so much when we look toward the sea. We have called quite a few places in the ocean and along the coast “wilderness”, but only a small number of these areas...

How Wild Nature Provides Seed Diversity

As the world’s population exponentially explodes, demand for additional living space and resources for survival greatly increase. To supply this demand, we compromise the integrity and survival of the natural world and existing ecosystems around us. As a result,...
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