Volume 28, Number 1
Huta, Ukraine Photo by Denis Stara on Unsplash
In this issue
In this issue of IJW, Roger Kaye examines what nature looks like in the Anthropocene. Janet McMahon describes biodiversity as the language of wilderness. Peter Pettengill, Roisin Creedon-Carey, and Sage Lalor discuss wilderness solitude in an era of isolation. And Elizabeth Perry explores the development of nature-based tourism in Oman.
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What is visitor use management? Identifying functional and normative postulates of an interdisciplinary field of study
The axioms of Visitor Use Management can guide us towards a future that enriches the lives of the public while preserving our cherished resources for generations to come.
Are We in Need of “Triage” for Wilderness?
As part of a larger management strategy, “triage” actions can work with long term decision-making to provide wilderness managers with the best practices necessary for wilderness stewardship.
Nature in the Anthropocene: What it no longer is, Will never again be, and What it can become
Nature changes in response to changing conditions, and so must our conception of it.
Biodiversity: The Language of Wilderness
“Biodiversity: The language of wilderness” is part of Northeast Wilderness Trust’s “Wild Works” series, which characterizes the values and benefits of wild, unmanaged landscapes.
Solitude and Spiritual Importance in an Era of Isolation
We need more wilderness. It provides opportunities for triumph during times of trauma. We need it not only for our individual selves, but for our collective soul.
Tapping into Oman’s wealth beyond its oil: Developing nature – based tourism in the Sultanate’s wildlands
Oman’s dramatic beauty beckons for nature-based tourism (NBT).Like many other countries, Oman is examining how to adapt to changing economies and considering how natural resources and NBT fit into this adaptation.
Continuing a review of some of the quality options available, this issue of IJW takes a dive into the “Rewilding Earth Podcast”, hosted by Jack Humphrey and produced by the Rewilding Institute.
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