“Making Europe a Wilder Place”, the full-day Rewilding Europe Seminar on October 9 is one of the main highlights of WILD10, the 10th World Wilderness Congress in Salamanca, Spain, in October 2013.
Since the concept of rewilding was defined and expanded by conservation biologists Michael Soulé and Reed Noss in a paper published in 1998, projects and initiatives aiming to restore large wilderness areas, natural processes, corridors or keystone species have flourished all around the world.
You could be forgiven for imagining there was little true wildness and wilderness left in Europe, and you’d be wrong, as the Trail to Salamanca will increasingly reveal in weeks and months to come.
CoalitionWILD has launched the Wilder World Challenge, where people under 30 are encouraged to submit their ideas on how to create a wilder world, through the CoalitionWILD Facebook page by July 1.
WILD10, the 10th World Wilderness Congress was presented to the Spanish society and the media on April 9 in Madrid. WILD10 will take place in Salamanca from 4 to 10 October 2013 under the Honorary Presidency of H.M. Queen Sofia and fostered by The Wild Foundation.
This Friday, Rewilding Europe is hosting a rewilding seminar in Madrid. Titled “Making Spain a wilder place!/Haciendo a Europa un lugar más Salvaje”, the event will describe the rewilding situation in Spain and Europe, looking at different ways to turn problems into opportunities.