Posts Tagged ‘PAN Parks’

The First European Ecotourism Conference Is Soon to Begin in Pärnu, Estonia

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 20 September 2010

The importance of balancing sustainability and profitability is the primary underlying theme of the first European Ecotourism Conference, being held from 26 to 30 September, 2010, in Pärnu, Estonia. Established with a mission to serve as a Europe-wide forum through which stakeholders involved in ecotourism can gain insight into its development, opportunities and future challenges.


Into the Wilds of Portugal’s Peneda-Gerês National Park

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 3 September 2010

When it comes to great outdoor vacations, one could hardly do better than escaping to the European wilderness areas overseen by PAN Parks. The PAN Parks foundation provides support to 11 parks in Europe, encompassing some of the continent’s most spectacular natural habitats, from mist-shrouded bog lands, thunderous waterfalls and raging rivers to towering snow-capped peaks. One of the most strikingly beautiful and undisturbed of these parks is Peneda-Gerês National Park, which lies in Portugal’s extreme northwest.


PAN Parks – Wild at Heart

  • Paul Tavner
  • 22 April 2010

PAN Parks is an organisation dedicated to the preservation and protection of Europe’s wilderness spaces. Founded in 1997 as a joint venture between the WWF and the Dutch leisure company Molecaten, PAN Parks has today expanded to the point where it provides support for 11 distinct parks. Stretching from the frosty edge of the Arctic Circle to the warm waters of the Mediterranean, the PAN Parks network is now the perfect reflection of Europe’s incredibly diverse range of climates, habitats and geography.

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