Helsinki's untamed heart


Urban wilderness articles, initiatives, organisations and networks worldwide:

Biophilic Cities  - network of cities of  'abundant nature in close proximity to large numbers of urbanites'

Open Tree Map - Mapping the world's urban forests

Wild10 Cities



Project Wild Thing - Reconnecting kids with nature

Lost in London - Magazine about wild places in London

Bristol99 - Discover Bristol's 99 Best Sites For Nature



Johannesburg - Largest manmade urban forest in the world.



Melbourne - Urban Forest Visual

Melbourne - City of Melbourne's urban forest strategy



Montreal - Wild City Mapping project



American Forests - 10 best cities for urban forests in the US

Chicago - Chicago urban wilderness climate action plan for nature

Children and Nature Network - 'The Children & Nature Network is leading the movement to connect all children, their families and communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based collaboration and support of grassroots leadership.'

Discover The Forest - American public service campaign to reconnect children with nature

Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition - Nationwide initiative in the USA

San Francisco - Friends of the Urban Forest

Stanford University - City Nature Project

Vibrant Cities & Urban Forests - A national call to action