A New Era For WILD

As of January 1, 2023, Vance G. Martin has stepped back from his role as the leader of WILD. Read more about what’s coming next for WILD.

Protecting Wilderness Is Protecting Its Inhabitants: Fungi

There are up to 3.8 million species of fungi on Earth but, why should we care about these sometimes-strange-looking eukaryotic organisms?

COP15: Necessary But Not Sufficient

The United Nations convened in Montreal last week (COP15) to reach a new milestone: to protect 30% by 2030. Politically, this is a huge step forward. Ecologically, the road is uncertain.

Harnessing the Power of Intergenerational Dialogue through CoalitionWILD’s Global Mentorship Program

CoalitionWILD is committed to enabling intergenerational solidarity among passionate changemakers. As part of this commitment, we conduct the annual Global Mentorship Program. The program is a 12-month virtual program building collaborative and cross-generational relationships between emerging environmental leaders and veteran conservationists. CoalitionWILD places an emphasis on co-learning, co-creating, and co-mentoring throughout the program, highlighting the importance of cross-generational interactions and conversations.

Art, Telling Stories About Wilderness

Dive into this ode to natural elements, our connection to them, and the solutions to face the climate and biodiversity crisis through this Q&A with Tessel van der Putte.

Why We Need Events Like Stockholm+50

Last June 2-3, members of CoalitionWILD attended Stockholm+50. Among these members was Diana Garlytska, former co-chair of CoalitionWILD’s Steering Committee, Advisory Board Member, and currently the Regional Vice Chair for West Europe of IUCN Commission on Education and Commission. Diana attended as part of the Youth Task Force which had the honor of sitting down with the UN Secretary General António Guterres. Here, she tells us about her experience during the international meeting and shares why events like Stockholm+50 matters.

Nature-based Solutions: Opportunities and Risks

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) was introduced in the late 2000s, primarily by international organizations such as the International Union for Conservation Nature (IUCN) and the World Bank. Its definitions have evolved since then but at its core remain the question: how can we solve human problems using nature?

Yawanawá: Keeping Culture From Extinction

Culture is the cornerstone and the essential building block of all human societies. The wealth and health of a culture is in its communication, and language is the basic currency.

An Update on Tashka Yawanawá

Now recovering at home, Tashka Yawanawá gives us a brief update after a medical condition sent him to the hospital.

The Time to Act Was Yesterday

Encouraging and strengthening young conservation leaders is absolutely essential if we are to achieve a just and sustainable future. Learn more about CoalitionWILD – WILD’s young conservation leader network.

Animate The Carbon Cycle

The GRA is facilitating a high-level group of scientists, economists, and civil society organizations to launch an initiative that will demonstrate the direct impact of nature solutions on solving the climate emergency.

Motion 101 Debrief and Summary

Motion 101 has passed! Keep up with the 26th World Conservation Congress and the decision to Protect Half of Earth’s land and seas