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

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Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

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Peter Cairns/Wild Wonders of Europe

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Bruno D'Amicis/Rewilding Europe

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Archaeological find in Greater Côa Valley throws spotlight on human-wildlife coexistence

May 27, 2020
The discovery of a huge auroch engraving in northern Portugal's Greater Côa Valley provides a historical perspective for contemporary rewilding efforts.
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A bumper year for griffon vulture chicks in the Rhodope Mountains

May 27, 2020
More than 70 griffon vulture chicks have so far hatched in the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area in Bulgaria this year. This encouraging figure continues the upward trend in numbers experienced in recent years.
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Rewilding Europe Annual Review 2019: making the case for natural solutions

May 21, 2020
From climate change mitigation to enhanced health and wellbeing, nature has the answers to many of society's most pressing challenges. On International Biodiversity Day, Rewilding Europe's latest annual review shows how investing in wild nature can make the world more livable for everyone.
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Popular European Rewilding Network webinar discusses Covid-19 impact

May 25, 2020
The tourism sector has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. This year's second European Rewilding Network webinar saw 44 participants come together to discuss ways to mitigate its impact on nature-based tourism, and to accelerate recovery.
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Healing the planet: rewilding and the COVID-19 pandemic

May 4, 2020
A message from Rewilding Europe's Managing Director Frans Schepers on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and our relationship with nature.
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Boosting insect diversity: the ecological value of clean manure

March 11, 2020
Extensively grazed landscapes have a higher insect diversity, because of the many effects of natural grazing. Under the terms of the GrazeLIFE project, our partner ARK Nature is studying one of these effects more explicitly: the ecological value of clean manure.
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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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