Archive for October, 2018

Top National Parks in Central Europe

Top National Parks in Central Europe

Central Europe is perhaps the best place on this diverse continent to experience nature. The high-altitude areas of Slovenia, Slovakia and other small countries are less urbanised and so national parks can flourish – and even the most developed Central European countries such as Poland and Germany still have protected […]

by October 28, 2018
Why You Should Volunteer at Your Local National Park

Why You Should Volunteer at Your Local National Park

2019 marks 70 years of National Parks in the UK and the government have designated the year as a National Year of Green Action. This means more opportunities are available than ever for gardeners, bird and animal enthusiasts, or anyone else willing to lend a helping hand in their local […]

by October 22, 2018
Top National Parks in Southern Europe

Top National Parks in Southern Europe

The national parks of Southern Europe are top class, with the professional personnel necessary to preserve Mother Nature’s wild landscapes. The care and attention with which Southern Europe treats its wilderness land is comparable to no other part of the world. Here, we will discuss the very best of those […]

by October 17, 2018
How UNESCO Protects National Parks

How UNESCO Protects National Parks

The goal of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation is to defend and build peace throughout the world. The organisation was formed during a post-war conference of 44 countries with the globally responsible objective to establish the “intellectual and moral solidarity of mankind” during a time of major […]

by October 13, 2018
Un visiteur observe un bison mâle en toute sécurité dans son véhicule sur la promenade Elk Island, parc national Elk Island. / A visitor views a bull bison from the safety of their vehicle along the Elk Island Parkway, Elk Island National Park.

Hidden Dangers: Staying Safe in National Parks

Over 300 million people visited America’s national parks in 2017 – with hundreds of millions more visiting ecological and geologically protected areas around the globe. National parks are beautiful places, there’s no doubt about that. But they can also be dangerous killers too. Nearly 150 people died in America’s national […]

by October 11, 2018
How the National Trust Protects National Parks

How the National Trust Protects National Parks

The National Trust is a UK charity which operates by using donations, membership fees and commercial activity. National Parks are a major priority of theirs, along with castles and monuments. The National Trust works alongside parliament to prevent people from developing or selling important historical or natural buildings or land. […]

by October 9, 2018