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  • Arctic fox safaris in Sweden helps the arctic fox while making business sense

    21. July 2014

    Since 2011, arctic fox safaris not just generate money and attract new guests to the Helags mountain station in Sweden, but also helps the arctic fox to recover. Yet another proof that ecotourism can support the wildlife comeback. Despite being protected by law for nearly one hundred years, the arctic fox is still one of …

  • In the Southern Carpathians: Draw me a bison!

    17. July 2014

    Do you remember the little prince and his “Draw me a sheep!”? In the Southern Carpathians there is now a new version: “Draw me a bison!”. 40 enthusiastic local kids drew pictures of European bison during their Junior Rangers Camp in Poiana Marului from 3 to 7 July. The Junior Rangers in the Tarcu Mountains, …

  • A rewilding job on offer in our Velebit area

    16. July 2014

    In the Velebit rewilding are in Croatia, Rewilding Europe has a very nice job on offer to further build the rewilding team in this area.    We are looking for a Rewilding Coordinator (0.6 – 1.0 fte). He/she is co-responsible for the implementation of Rewilding Europe’s main strategy and objectives for the Velebit rewilding area …

  • Experiences from working together with hunters shared at ERN webinar

    14. July 2014

    At the second European Rewilding Network (ERN) webinar for its members, on July 8, there was an exchange of first hand experiences and inspirational stories from several rewilding sites about novel ways of building rewilding partnerships with hunting interests.   Two presentations provided detailed information from different Bulgarian rewilding sites, both members of the European …

  • A newborn in the new bison herd in the Southern Carpathians

    30. June 2014

    The new herd of European bison that was released in May in the Tarcu Mountains, Romania, now has a new member: a calf! The newborn is doing very well and as you can see from the photo it is already exploring the beautiful nature of the Southern Carpathians rewilding area. The little one was born …

  • Partnership Rewilding Europe and WILD Foundation extended

    25. June 2014

    Rewilding Europe and US-based The WILD Foundation have extended their partnership agreement by signing a ‘Collaborative Conservation Agreement’ for 2014-2015. The partnership will build on the successful cooperation so far and will focus on further building on the results of WILD10 (the 10th World Wilderness Congress—WWC), planning of the next WWC (WILD11), sharing of networks …

  • Rewilding Europe Travel Club – July 2014 draw

    24. June 2014

    How about roaming with European bison in the wild Tarcu mountains, in the Southern Carpathians in Romania? Or five days to enjoy Abruzzo, one of the most interesting wildlife areas in Italy, where bears still live and are frequently seen? Or go for birdwatching in Grande Brière, the second largest marshland in France and a …

  • Rewilding Europe Annual Review 2013 out now

    16. June 2014

    Rewilding Europe is excited to present the Annual Review 2013. During this year, we made considerable progress, advocating and working on our vision for a wilder Europe, both at the central level and in the rewilding areas. “Although still a young initiative, we feel very much encouraged with the enthusiasm, support and feed-back we receive …

  • Rewilding Europe photo exhibition at the Pelicam Film Festival

    12. June 2014

    This weekend, Rewilding Europe and WWF-Romania are inviting you for a trip through the Danube Delta, with the help of 40 unique photographs. The exhibition, on show June 13-15, in the city of Tulcea, Romania, is a core part of the third edition of the Pelicam Film Festival.  The opening event will take place on …

  • United for the conservation of Europe’s large carnivores

    5. June 2014

    Today, on World Environment Day, Rewilding Europe signed an agreement about joint practical efforts together with the Large Carnivore Initiative of Europe, LCIE. The two organisations are going to work together over the coming years exploring pragmatic, practical ways to live side by side with these at times a bit difficult neighbours. This is the …