Insights from WILD’s President

Insights from WILD’s President

The following few excerpts are from Sanctuary Asia (April 2010), India’s leading wildlife, conservation and environment magazine.  Sanctuary Asia was started by Editor Bittu Sahgal (a long-time friend and trustee of WILD) in 1981 to raise awareness among Indians...
Nomkhubulwane’s North American Tour

Nomkhubulwane’s North American Tour

This past week, Nomhubulwane went on parade through Juarez, Mexico, a city with a violent reputation.  There was a lively parade with music, dancing and general good spirits and much celebration and discussion along with her visit. Juarez, Mexico is just a short drive...
Project Report from Isandlwana

Project Report from Isandlwana

EDUCATION: EDUPEG: 7 Schools within the programme at present but the project is not really achieving the required results. It appears that most schools are only using the materials when the Edu-peg educators visit the village and are not really integrating this into...
The WWC Chronicles – Carla Mora-Trejos

The WWC Chronicles – Carla Mora-Trejos

My experience at the Wilderness Management Seminar and WILD9, Carla Mora-Trejos, Clemson University Graduate Student I visited wilderness in my home country, and in one of these places I found a reason to live, it showed me where I am supposed to go. Unfortunately,...
The WWC Chronicles: Tina Tin

The WWC Chronicles: Tina Tin

Tina Tin, freelance consultant and an adviser to the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, participated in the WILD9 Wilderness Management Seminar and Congress at large. Here’s what she has to say….. I’m not exaggerating when I say that the Wilderness...
The WWC Chronicles: Leonel Perales

The WWC Chronicles: Leonel Perales

Mi experiencia en el Congreso Mundial de Tierras Silvestre/ My experience at the 9th World Wilderness Congress: Efrain Leonel Perales, Ecology Student at Sonora University; Comcaac Community member Desde el momento de que me llego la invitación para ir al congreso,...
International League of Conservation Writers

International League of Conservation Writers

One of the many outcomes from WILD9, the 9th World Wilderness Congress (6-13 November 2009, Merida, Mexico), was the formation of the International League of Conservation Writers.  A development of the 3-day Writers Seminar Series, an esteemed group of environmental...
Can We Stop Trying to Control Nature?

Can We Stop Trying to Control Nature?

This post is an excerpt from an article from the International Journal of Wilderness (April 2000, vol.6 no.1 ) by James M. Glover.  I think you will enjoy his insight into what it means to control nature, and if indeed we can protect land without controlling nature....