Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

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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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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

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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

Join the growing rewilding movement

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Join the growing rewilding movement

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Bison Hillock Taskforce provides invaluable support for Southern Carpathians rewilding

February 22, 2019
Taskforce activities, which in 2018 included data collection, website and app development, educational initiatives and community outreach, helped bolster the success of the area's ongoing bison reintroduction programme.
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Calling prospective PhD students!

February 18, 2019
Explore the potential of nature restoration and rewilding in European landscapes with the newly founded Terra Nova project.
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Calling young rewilders! Rewilding Europe seeks an early career professional to join its Supervisory Board

February 13, 2019
As an exciting and innovative approach to conservation, rewilding increasingly inspires and resonates with younger generations, with a growing number of millennials now looking to engage with the rewilding movement. Rewilding Europe is now offering a unique opportunity for a dynamic and visionary rewilding enthusiast in the early stages of his or her professional career (under the age of 30) to join its Supervisory Board.
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Wild ambition: an interview with Rewilding Sweden Team Leader Linnéa Falk

February 8, 2019
Rewilding Europe has always had a strong Swedish connection. One of our founding partners was Wild Wonders of Europe, registered in Sweden and representing a group of 70 top photographers who provided the initiative with breathtaking images of Europe's fascinating and often forgotten nature and wildlife.
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Communicating rewilding

January 31, 2019
As an inspirational, ambitious and pragmatic approach to conservation, rewilding is now reaching out to and captivating a growing number of people across Europe. Rewilding Europe caught up with Pete Cairns, project director of SCOTLAND: The Big Picture, to discuss the issue of rewilding-themed communications.
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A new year means a new outlook for Rewilding Europe!

January 3, 2019
Rewilding Europe has now completed its seventh year since foundation in 2011. In this message, Rewilding Europe's managing director presents 12 showcase stories from 2018, and looks ahead to the next seven years – taking our burgeoning initiative through to 2025.
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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.

Western Iberia
Portugal
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Danube Delta
Romania & Ukraine
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Southern Carpathians
Romania
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Velebit Mountains
Croatia
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Central Apennines
Italy
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Rhodope Mountains
Bulgaria & Greece
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Oder Delta
Poland & Germany
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Lapland
Sweden
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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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