The Healing Power of Wilderness

The Healing Power of Wilderness

WILD’s work to protect wilderness is routed in the belief that such areas provide essential social, spiritual, biological and economic benefits.  There are countless studies, papers, even books on the economic and biological benefits of wilderness areas, but...

Eco-Leaders Recognized with Renowned Goldman Prize

Seven amazing leaders from around the world are honored this week as recipients of the 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize.  Their experiences and successes vary greatly – from agricultural advancements to protecting ecosystems from nuclear interests to using music...
Wilderness in Europe…on the move!

Wilderness in Europe…on the move!

Wilderness is making a comeback in Europe.  There are three packs of wolves in Saxony (Germany);  the European lynx has re-appeared in numerous enclaves in Western Europe; the Carpathian Mountains in Romania make up  the last large wilderness core area on the...
The Kayapo Indians Fight for Survival in the Amazon

The Kayapo Indians Fight for Survival in the Amazon

Will this mad and mindless destruction ever stop? From 3000 feet, my view out of the old Cessna’s scratched and scarred windows was depressingly clear — the stripped landscape below was a devastating sight. Knowing that only a few years ago it had been...