Frankfurt Zoological Society, DE
European Wilderness Officer, Europe department of Frankfurt Zoological Society
Zoltan Kun studied forestry, landscape architecture and soil sciences. He worked in the nature conservation sector at various organization mainly focused on wilderness preservation in Europe. He was involved in drafting the European Parliament’s resolution on wilderness which was adopted in February 2009. He currently works at Frankfurt Zoological Society as European Wilderness Officer aiming to support field projects with advocacy capacity. One of his current projects carried out in cooperation with Griffith University and Wild Europe is to look into the ecosystem services values of primary forests in the temperate and boreal region.
This session focuses on old growth forest in Europe – it’s most valuable and vulnerable habitat. Presentations by Toby Aykroyd, Wild Europe, Zoltan Kun, Frankfurt Zoological Society, and Steffen Fritz will be followed by a Q&A session.