Making Europe a Wilder Place

A pioneering approach to nature recovery

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Staffan Widstrand

Making Europe a Wilder Place

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

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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Jari Peltomäki / Wild Wonders of Europe

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

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JUAN CARLOS MUÑOZ

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Ambitious Danish rewilding initiative joins the European Rewilding Network

February 21, 2024
The Saksfjed Wilderness is one of the largest and most aspirational rewilding initiatives in Denmark. Membership of the European Rewilding Network will enhance rewilding efforts.
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Dutch Postcode Lottery grant to boost wildlife comeback in Europe

February 16, 2024
The Dutch Postcode Lottery has awarded Rewilding Europe a special grant of 2.2 million euros for the European Wildlife Comeback Fund. A huge boost for wildlife comeback in Europe, the grant will be used to support efforts to restore wildlife populations across Europe, with wide-ranging benefits for nature and people.
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Survey reveals positive attitudes towards rewilding in the Oder Delta

February 8, 2024
An extensive new study carried out in Germany and Poland has revealed widespread societal support for rewilding and the return of wildlife in the Oder Delta. It also highlighted the need to continue promoting the benefits of nature recovery and the restoration of natural processes - particularly to people living in and around the delta.
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Wide-ranging measures see the Rewilding Velebit team build engagement in 2023

February 5, 2024
Kruno Bošnjaković, a communications officer attached to the Rewilding Velebit team, outlines the extensive measures taken to reach out to stakeholders in 2023. Connecting people of all backgrounds with the majestic nature of Velebit will inspire them to want to protect and enhance it.
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Resilient rewilding in the Danube Delta

December 21, 2023
Despite the ongoing impact of the Russian invasion, rewilding in the Danube Delta continues to have a positive impact on terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems – a testament to the resilience of nature and local rewilding teams.
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Renewable energy needs landscape planning to safeguard nature recovery

December 15, 2023
Renewable energy is helping to constrain global warming by enabling a transition away from fossil fuels. As renewable energy production increases, careful planning and development can support efforts to scale up nature recovery.
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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  feature stories examines how the impact of rewilding has grown over the last decade.

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