“High mountains, valleys and fields Are our native, holy land. Our fathers lived amidst the Ala-Too Mountains, Always saving their motherland” National anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic Nothing is more important for a traveler than taking some time before a visit to a country to study its history of activism. It’s not the history you […]
Guest post by Rose Greenfield. Perangua has been supporting the campaign to protect the Valbona Valley for a long time. You can also join the campaign like Rose did. [Artikulli në Shqip më poshtë] Hello, my name is Rose, and I cycle all over Europe volunteering on different permaculture initiatives, eco projects, and environmental projects. […]
Far from being a barrier to tourism, the biodiversity of beaches represents a major appeal to tourists eager to enjoy breathtaking scenery and nature. Today is World Environment Day and, in 2020 the theme is biodiversity. As the UN states it: “Recent events, from bushfires in Brazil, the United States, and Australia to locust infestations […]
Old and well-known, a mandatory stop for travelers and merchants. The Sea of Marmara is the sea that geographically separates the European continent from the Asian continent. The Sea of Marmara is the sea that connects the waters of the Black Sea with the Mediterranean waters. The Sea of Marmara is a sea whose limits […]
Bulgarian court suspended the new plan of Pirin National Park, which allowed construction in 66% of its territory. On April 29, 2020, the Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria ruled in the case of lack of environmental assessment of the new management plan of Pirin. The court saga, which has been running for three years, showed […]
More than ever, we need joint efforts to overcome the health, social, economic and environmental crises our world is facing. We require a bottom-up approach to achieve tangible success towards a more sustainable future. That’s why in the last months two new initiatives were born: REWILD Institute – experienced and dedicated researchers and conservationists with […]
The massive influx of tourists seeking disconnection through relaxation, comfort and holiday packages, has caused the homogenization and degradation of many destinations. In authoritarian or semi-authoritarian countries this disconnection is also fomented by local governments, keeping tourists away from the social and environmental problems local communities face. Tourists are expected to stay on the routes […]
Have you ever come up with a bright idea while travelling? A simple idea that could contribute to the local community or to the protection of a remote place? This is how we felt when visiting the fishponds next to the villages of Armash, Surenavan and Yeraskh in Armenia.
Sleeping in a guesthouse is not enough to support local communities in the region of Svaneti, Georgia. You’ll need to be a really adventurous traveler if you want to make a change in a region threatened by unsustainable tourism and hydropower projects.
Back in 2005 when 15 square kilometres of public property, an area the size of 2000 soccer fields, were privatized for 800’000 euros, almost nobody knew about the Ulcinj Salina.After the new owner tried to sell the same area for 300 times higher price civil society started to discover the real value of nature at […]