Making Europe a Wilder Place

A pioneering approach to nature recovery

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Hans Koster

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A pioneering approach to nature recovery

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

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Sandra Bartocha / Wild Wonders of Europe

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

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Jari Peltomäki / Wild Wonders of Europe

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JUAN CARLOS MUÑOZ

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Pioneering Scottish marine rewilding initiative joins the European Rewilding Network

August 3, 2022
Scottish NGO Seawilding is working to restore seagrass beds and oyster populations in Loch Craignish, while supporting the creation of green jobs. Joining the European rewilding network will amplify the benefits for nature, climate and local communities.
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New Rewilding Europe Travel company to boost nature-based tourism impact

August 2, 2022
Europe's nature-based tourism market is booming. To connect visitors with Europe's magnificent wild nature in a sustainable way, increase support for rewilding, and grow local economies, the European Safari Company is transitioning into a new company: Rewilding Europe Travel.
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Spanish version of aurochs book published

July 27, 2022
Spanish readers can now learn all about the aurochs and the programme to bring back this European icon. The newest translation of the book - "The Aurochs - Born to be Wild" - provides context for rewilding efforts in Spain, which are set to boost natural grazing with wild and semi-wild herbivores such as the Tauros.
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Rewilding in Ukraine: uplifting progress in the face of adversity

July 6, 2022
The war in Ukraine is taking a terrible toll on people and nature. Yet despite facing many challenges, the resilient Rewilding Ukraine team continue to see their efforts bear fruit.
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Restoration Law proposal is a positive step forward for EU nature and people

June 22, 2022
The EU has just published its proposal for legally binding nature restoration targets. We now have a huge opportunity to recover European nature, with rewilding playing a leading role.
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Megafauna restoration is a legal obligation

May 27, 2022
Large mammals (megafauna) have crucial roles in ecosystems. Megafauna restoration is therefore a key element of rewilding. A new study finds that restoring Europe’s megafauna as much as possible is in fact a legal (and moral) obligation.
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EXPLORE OUR REWILDING LANDSCAPES

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.

Rewilding impact stories

The European rewilding movement has come a long way since Rewilding Europe was founded in 2011.
A series of monthly features will examine how the impact of rewilding has grown over the last decade.

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