Publication Archive

Testament to the Wilderness

A Testament to the Wilderness is a compilation of 10 essays written in response to C.A. Meier’s essay “The Wilderness and the Search for the Soul of Modern Man,” which was presented at the Third World Wilderness Congress in Inverness, Scotland, in October of 1983.

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Handbook on International Wilderness Law and Policy

An abridged version of the Handbook on International Wilderness Law and Policy in Spanish, as part of WILD’s continued work to expand the global wilderness community.

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Man and the Wilderness

This book, written by Ian Player, is a compilation of some of his experiences in the wilderness.

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Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness: A Case Study

Read the case study from the Mission Mountains Wilderness area, Montana.

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More from the Wilderness

A compilation of short stories from Dr. Ian Player’s experience in the wilderness.

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Proceedings of the Wilderness Management Symposium (Namibia)

Read the proceedings of the Wilderness Management Symposium, hosted in Namibia 1996.

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Protecting Wild Nature on Native Lands: Volume I

Protecting Wild Nature on Native Lands is a series produced through the Native Lands & Wilderness Council. These case studies highlight indigenous peoples’ strategies for coexisting with and managing their wild lands and seas, and are practical and spiritual examples of how to live in harmony with wild nature.

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Protecting Wild Nature on Native Lands, Volume II

Protecting Wild Nature on Native Lands is a series produced through the Native Lands & Wilderness Council. These case studies highlight indigenous peoples’ strategies for coexisting with and managing their wild lands and seas, and are practical and spiritual examples of how to live in harmony with wild nature.

English: View the E-book // Buy the hard copy // Download the PDF
Spanish: View the E-Book // Buy the hard copy // Download the PDF

South African Passage

Diaries from the young people at the Wilderness Leadership School.

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The WILD Planet Project

Read about the Wild Planet Project (WPP,) an initiative coordinated by The WILD Foundation for the 8th World Wilderness Congress.

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Wilderness Resource Distinguished Lectureship

Read Dr. Ian Player’s lecture from the Wilderness Resource Distinguished Lectureship, 1988.

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