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I'm writing this from a little airport motel room in Madrid, unfortunately having to miss the last day of WILD10 due to obligations back home in New York City...

As I type, listening to the traffic on the street a few floors below my windows, I can picture the brilliantly lit spires, towers, and domes of medieval Salamanca,


What do creative conservationist Asher Jay, peer-reviewed Canadian rapper Baba Brinkman, Tracks of Giants genius Ian McCallum and UK environmental writer George Monbiot have in common? They're all at WILD10, and they are wowing the audience, the media, and the public with the creative and passionate ways that they are


WILD10 in Full Swing!

Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on

The 10th World Wilderness Congress (WILD10) is in full swing in the magnificent, medieval city of Salamanca in northwest Spain. Day one, (10/4) began with a traditional blessing by indigenous people from Montana and Brazil. Spanish officials welcomed the WILD10 delegates to Spain, and expressed strong support for rewilding


On the cusp of WILD10!

Posted by: Jennifer Scarlott on

How extraordinary it is to work on wilderness and biodiversity and climate in a medieval city in rural Spain, with such a lovely group of international citizens joined together in a common purpose that Vance Martin (President, The WILD Foundation) described so eloquently tonight, while sitting at a long conference table in a