What is the World Wilderness Congress (WWC)? Much more than just a conference or meeting, it is ongoing conservation project, focused on practical outcomes in policy, new wilderness areas, new funding mechanisms, trainings for communities and professionals, and more.
The WWC is the world longest running public environmental forum. Now having convened nine times since its inaugural meeting in 1977 (South Africa), the WWC has a long list of practical outcomes as well as countless stories from individuals who were impacted by the Congress.
These interview, filmed at WILD9 the 9th World Wilderness Congress, give insight into the diverse group of participants and topics of the WWC.