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.
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.
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.
Arcadia has just awarded Rewilding Europe a grant of 5 million dollars. The money will be used to advance European rewilding in three main areas, under the umbrella of our Strategic Plan 2021-2030.
The Tour du Valat Estate in the Camargue region in southern France is demonstrating how wetlands can be rewilded for the benefit of nature and people. Membership of the European Rewilding Network will enhance the estate’s rewilding efforts.
Bulgaria’s Rewilding Rhodopes team were overjoyed to record the births of four bison calves in May and June this year – the highest number of calves to have been born in a single season since bison were reintroduced to Bulgaria’s Rhodope Mountains in 2019.
The public-private Nassonia initiative is working to rewild an area of state-owned forest in the Belgian Ardennes. Membership of the European Rewilding Network will enhance rewilding efforts.
The UN Decade on Ecological Restoration aims to catalyse nature recovery efforts around the world. Two of Rewilding Europe’s rewilding landscapes are playing a supporting role through their involvement in restoration “flagship” initiatives.
A celebration of our evolution and achievements over the last decade, Rewilding Europe’s latest Annual Review is also fresh and forward-looking. With interest in rewilding at an all-time high, we are ready to take rewilding to the next level, together with all those joining the movement!
Peatland rewilding can mitigate climate change and benefit people and nature in myriad other ways. A new grant from the US-based Grantham Foundation will see Rewilding Europe work to fund landscape-scale peatland rewilding through the sale of nature-based carbon credits.