fbpx

Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

Discover more

Cornelia Doerr / Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

Discover more

Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

Discover more

Peter Cairns/Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

Discover more

Bruno D'Amicis/Rewilding Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

Discover more

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Join the growing rewilding movement

Discover more

Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

Join the growing rewilding movement

Discover more

Two more bison released to advance rewilding in the Rhodope Mountains

October 19, 2020
After an absence of centuries, wild European bison began roaming the Rhodope Mountains of southern Bulgaria in 2019. With the reintroduced herd already multiplying, the addition of two more animals will boost herd viability and resilience.
Read more

European Rewilding Network mini-webinars now open to all

October 15, 2020
Rewilding Intros are mini-webinars that allow European Rewilding Network members to introduce themselves. September's Intro, which was open to the public for the first time, saw participants learn about bison rewilding in the Southern Carpathians of Romania.
Read more

Jens-Christian Svenning joins the board of Rewilding Europe

October 12, 2020
Rewilding Europe is delighted to announce that Professor Jens-Christian Svenning has joined Rewilding Europe's Supervisory Board.
Read more

New book on rewilding in Spain published

October 15, 2020
Authored by Jordi Palau, an expert in protected areas and game reserve management in northern Spain, "Rewilding Iberia" has just been published by Lynx Edicions. Supported by a small donation from Rewilding Europe, the aim of the book is to take rewilding forwards in Spain and promote its application across the northern Mediterranean region. We caught up with Jordi to learn more.
Read more

Why we need the wild: an interview with Enric Sala

October 13, 2020
There is an urgent need to rewild our planet, says Dr. Enric Sala. The marine ecologist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence is author of the recently published book: “The Nature of Nature: Why We Need The Wild”.
Read more

How a chain reaction in the Greater Côa Valley is shaping a new future

October 5, 2020
In Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, the restoration of trophic complexity and connectivity is a story of steadily expanding scale.
Read more

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

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.

Learn more about rewilding


 
We all need water to survive. But without healthy rivers, lakes and wetlands, there is no water.

The sources of Europe’s water are protected under EU law – but many EU governments want to weaken the law. Together, we MUST stop this from happening.

The European Commission now wants you to have your say through its public consultation. This is your only chance to tell them to keep our water law strong.

We have prepared the response that will best ensure that the law is kept safe. To send this to the European Commission on your behalf, please fill in your details and click ‘ACT NOW’.

Thank you for supporting #ProtectWater!


  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.