National Parks

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
The New Forest National Park

The New Forest National Park

Families flock from all over the country for the ancient woodland, open moors, heathland and cliff top walks at the New Forest in the South of England. The New Forest National Park is preserved by English authorities, as 90% the property of Her Majesty, for the peace and tranquility of […]

by September 28, 2018
Literature and National Parks of the US

Literature and National Parks of the US

Since they were first created a hundred or so years ago, the national parks of the United States have occupied a unique position in the public mythos. Some of the modern continent’s most treasured writers have drawn upon the wild and untamed landscapes for inspiration, and you can still visit […]

by September 14, 2018
National Park Mysteries

National Park Mysteries

There are over 500 million acres of National Park land in the USA alone, covering the full range of climates and landscapes. These wild and untamed regions are a magnet for the adventurous and prospective explorers – but that same remoteness also gives them a mysterious air. Literally thousands of […]

by September 6, 2018
The Newest National Parks Around the World

The Newest National Parks Around the World

Since the first national parks were created in America in the late 1800s, the concept has spread all across the globe. In fact, to this day new national parks are still being fenced off from human development – from China to Peru or Sweden. So where are these developments in […]

by June 15, 2018
The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 3

The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 3

Traveling through the great national parks of the world it is truly amazing to see such grand landscapes untouched by the hands of man. Animals can live as they have always done so long before man disturbed the environment, and flowers and trees are allowed to blossom and grow to […]

by May 3, 2018
The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 2

The World’s Greatest National Parks – Part 2

The great national parks around the world are remarkable as they are the last great wildernesses, they are pockets of protected land that are undisturbed by man. They show society what the landscape used to look like thousands of years before man started to develop. They also preserve the flora […]

by April 26, 2018