Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

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Cornelia Doerr / Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

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Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

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Peter Cairns/Wild Wonders of Europe

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Bruno D'Amicis/Rewilding Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

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Job vacancy: Director Velebit Mountains rewilding area

August 20, 2019
Rewilding Europe has an exciting new vacancy! We are looking for a Director for the Velebit Mountains rewilding area in Croatia. If you are interested and think this is the ideal opportunity for you, have a look at the job description, and apply before 9 September.
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Better connected: supporting the brown bears of the Central Apennines

August 12, 2019
The Central Apennines rewilding initiative was relaunched in the summer of 2018. Over the last 12 months, the development of wildlife corridors has provided a better platform for Marsican brown bear recovery.
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Pilot project in the Central Apennines looks to predict bear behaviour

August 7, 2019
The six-month collaboration with Amsterdam-based tech start-up Sensing Clues could help to mitigate human-bear conflict and improve the conservation of other wildlife species.
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Keystone species and their role in rewilding

August 16, 2019
Rewilding frequently involves restoring populations of so-called "keystone species". But what exactly are they, and how can they improve rewilding outcomes?
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Pack tracking: on the trail of wolves in northern Portugal

July 7, 2019
By detecting and recording the presence of wolves in the Western Iberia rewilding area, Duarte Cadete and his dog Alice are playing an important role in supporting the comeback of this iconic yet endangered species.
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Rhodope Mountains media visit throws spotlight on local rewilding efforts

July 5, 2019
A recent visit by Bulgarian journalists to the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area led to extensive coverage of rewilding efforts in regional and national media. Such productive results show the benefit of reaching out to and maintaining productive relations with media representatives.  
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EXPLORE OUR REWILDING AREAS

We are selecting large pioneering areas in Europe, where we are working with our local partners to make our vision a reality.
We hope this provides inspiration for hundreds of other rewilding initiatives, all across the continent.

We want more space for wild nature and wildlife across Europe. A Europe where natural processes can shape our landscapes and give us the good things in life, such as health and wellbeing, wholesome food and clean air and water. We see a future where wild nature is recognised as a fundamental part of Europe’s heritage and an essential element in a modern, prosperous, and healthy society.

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