With support from Rewilding Europe, the rewilding of the Bunloit Estate will enhance wild nature, boost the local economy and lock up carbon. The estate’s innovative management approach could drive further nature recovery across the region.
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A 1 million euro special donation, received by Rewilding Europe Capital at the annual “Goed Geld Gala” of the Dutch Postcode Lottery yesterday evening, will see support for European nature-based businesses scaled up.
As part of efforts to establish a network of rewilding-related enterprises in and around northern Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley, the 600,000-euro loan will help to develop a nature-based tourism resort. This will enhance wild nature and boost the local economy.
Across Finland a growing number of wetlands, rivers and forests are now undergoing restoration. With rewilding efforts stepped up in 2019, loans from Rewilding Europe Capital are playing a central role.
Members of the European Rewilding Network enjoy access to financial support from Rewilding Europe Capital. The latest network webinar saw participants learn more about this funding facility, and how to make the best use of it.
Nature is our best ally in mitigating the scale and impact of climate change. Read the feature story ‘A Climate of Change’ in our new Annual Review 2018 to find out how rewilding contributes by creating healthier, better-connected, more resilient ecosystems. The article is one of the 10 feature stories in the review showcasing the progress Rewilding Europe made last year.
New Rewilding Europe Capital loans to enable transformative rewilding projects in Finland and Portugal
Backed by the Natural Capital Financing Facility, a joint initiative of the European Investment Bank and the European Commission, the loans will support new forest and peatland restoration projects that enhance biodiversity, support wildlife comeback and deliver greater value to people.
Rewilding Europe’s enterprise work is now seeing nature-based businesses mushroom across Europe. The economic prosperity they are generating is benefitting people and wild nature on a growing scale.
Members of the LIFE project “Club de Fincas por la Conservación del Oeste Ibérico”, including many employees of Rewilding Europe partner Associação Transumância e Natureza, came together late last year in the Western Iberia rewilding area to learn how to build nesting platforms. Encouraging birds to nest in protected areas such as this will help endangered local species such as vultures, eagles and storks.
Rewilding Europe is delighted to welcome three highly experienced and talented new team members at the start of 2018. Keith Tuffley joins the Rewilding Europe Circle, Timon Rutten starts as the new head of enterprise, and Susan Wright takes up a role as our multimedia producer.