Making Europe a Wilder Place

A new approach to European conservation

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Cornelia Doerr / Wild Wonders of Europe

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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Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

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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Peter Cairns/Wild Wonders of Europe

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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Bruno D'Amicis/Rewilding Europe

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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Solvin Zankl / Rewilding Europe

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Rewilding Training Tourism programme boasts widespread business appeal

April 13, 2021
The second webinar series of Rewilding Europe's Rewilding Training Tourism programme attracted nearly 50 participants from multiple business sectors. The programme's widespread appeal demonstrates the growing connection between rewilding and nature-based economies.
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Jan Derck van Karnebeek appointed as new chair of Rewilding Europe

April 9, 2021
Jan Derck van Karnebeek has been appointed as the new chairman of Rewilding Europe's Supervisory Board. His extensive business experience will prove invaluable, particularly with upscaling, strategy and team building.
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European Rewilding Network welcomes Irish land trust

April 6, 2021
The rewilding of land, even on a relatively small scale, can enrich wild nature and the lives of people connected to it. Joining the European Rewilding Network will help Green Sod Ireland deliver its community-focused rewilding vision.
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GIS internship puts bison on the map

April 16, 2021
Technology is playing an increasingly vital role in conservation. During his recent internship with Rewilding Europe, Rohan Wadhwa used geospatial data to gain valuable insight into the movement of European bison in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area in Romania. We caught up with him to find out more.
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New Supervisory Board member: Sabine Hoefnagel

April 8, 2021
Rewilding Europe is delighted to welcome Sabine Hoefnagel as the newest member of its Supervisory Board. With an academic background in law and currently based in the UK, Sabine has focused on sustainability throughout her career, with 25 years' professional experience in sustainability consulting across a broad range of sectors. We caught up with her to find out a little more about her background, her new role and her passion for rewilding and nature. 
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The European Bison: a gastronomic giant

February 9, 2021
The feeding habits of Europe's largest terrestrial mammal impact a wide range of other wild animals and plants, as well as people. Bianca Stefanut of the Southern Carpathians rewilding team in Romania explains how these landscape architects enhance wild nature, and details some of the measures used to keep human-bison relations harmonious.
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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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