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Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Current Threats to UK National Parks and AONB

Huge expanses of countryside in the United Kingdom are protected under the possession of Her Majesty by the UK government, but some that are mismanaged (or not property of The Crown) can be under threat by external and internal influences. Outside every national park, the government, local councils and park […]

by November 26, 2018
London to Become World’s First National Park City

London to Become World’s First National Park City

A former geography teacher by the name of Daniel Raven-Ellison proposed the idea for the City of Greater London to embrace a new ideology based around preserving the environment. Now an official crowdfunded environmental bid, which will be launched in 2019, will campaign for London to become the world’s first […]

by November 26, 2018
Places to Go in Snowdonia National Park

Places to Go in Snowdonia National Park

Snowdonia is best known as the home of Mount Snowdon’s 1,085-metre high mountain peak – but the region has far from just one solitary mountain for tourists to climb. Many visit the National Park to walk along the 870-mile West Coast Path encompassing Snowdonia’s beaches and harbours on the coast […]

by November 22, 2018
The Peak District Walks, Birdlife and Mammals

The Peak District Walks, Birdlife and Mammals

The Peak District is one of the finest national parks in England. It is mostly located in the midlands count of Derbyshire, but it spans five other counties as well. Its wild, hilly landscapes stretch for miles and are a hit with climbers, runners, walkers, and nature observers of all […]

by November 17, 2018
Top Northern European National Parks

Top Northern European National Parks

Any guide to European national parks would be incomplete without featuring some of the natural islands, forest parks and mountainous landscapes in the North of Europe. Northern Europe here mainly refers to the Scandinavian countries and Iceland. While the temperatures tend to be cold, especially up in the Baltic mountains, […]

by November 11, 2018
Great National Parks in Eastern Europe

Great National Parks in Eastern Europe

The European continent is a very varied area – from vast forests to high mountains, grassy plains and mighty rivers. Every national park offers a unique experience of nature and wildlife, so add these seven Eastern European national parks to your ‘to see’ list. Cheile Nerei Beusnita, Romania Romania may […]

by November 10, 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