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  • “Science”: Europe proves that co-existence with large carnivores is possible

    18. December 2014

    Large carnivores are among the most controversial and challenging species to conserve in our modern and crowded world. Despite this, the brown bear, the Eurasian lynx, the gray wolf and the wolverine today all have stable or increasing populations in Europe. The European situation showcases that it is possible for large carnivores and people to …

  • Rewilding Europe signs deal with Avesta Park and publishes Bison Rewilding Plan

    17. December 2014

    Today, an agreement was signed about deliveries of quality European bison individuals for releases in the wild, between Rewilding Europe and the Avesta Visentpark (Avesta Bison Park) in Sweden, one of Europe’s oldest and finest breeding stations for this endangered wildlife species. This symbolically coincides with Rewilding Europe publishing its new “Bison Rewilding Plan 2014-2024”. …

  • Large herd of Sayaguesa cattle brought to Velebit for the Tauros Programme

    28. November 2014

    Only six days after the signature of a herd contract with two Croatian family farms, Rewilding Velebit brought in 22 Sayaguesa cattle from Spain to the vast abandoned plains in front of the Velebit Mountains. This means yet another breeding station for the Tauros Programme, which will greatly strengthen its effect.    The magnificent animals, …

  • European Rewilding Network: Webinar about successful wildlife watching hides

    27. November 2014

    During this fourth experience-sharing event within the European Rewilding Network (ERN) on November 25, the attendants discussed how to develop wildlife watching tourism, and especially so by building and using well-designed wildlife watching hides.   The ERN members share information with one another and by doing so get inspiration for the rewilding work that they …

  • Busy as a beaver: Monitoring beavers in the Danube Delta

    25. November 2014

    The local team from our Danube Delta rewilding area is currently running a beaver autumn-winter monitoring programme in the Somova-Parcheș area, in the eastern part of the Romanian Delta. Eight interns are involved in the monitoring work.   Back in June 2014, the first video footage from a camera trap confirmed that beavers are again …

  • Tarpan film won the Best Short Documentary award at the Equus Festival

    24. November 2014

    “TARPAN: Repainting An Ancient Picture” won last night the Best Short Documentary award at the Equus Film Festival in New York, the first film festival with equestrian themed content from around the world. The story of the Tarpan, an extinct type Eurasian wild horse and its resurrection, features in this unique half-hour documentary which is …

  • Cooperation between EBCC and Rewilding Europe launched with bison transport

    20. November 2014

    Three females of European bison, coming from Eriksberg Wildlife Park in Sweden, were today brought to the Eastern Carpathians rewilding area, to augment the existing population of some 270 animals with new genes. This is the first joint activity after signing the Memorandum of Understanding between the European Bison Conservation Center (EBCC) and Rewilding Europe …

  • European Rewilding Network presented at the European Land Stewardship Congress

    19. November 2014

    From 5 to 8 November 2014, the very first European Land Stewardship Congress took place in Barcelona, Spain.  More than 250 persons had the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities from technical workshops to social activities. One of the presentations was about the European Rewilding Network of Rewilding Europe. The European Rewilding …

  • Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria become the seventh rewilding area

    13. November 2014

    The Rhodope Mountains have today officially become a part of the Rewilding Europe initiative, after a period of intensive preparations for it within the region.   – “The Rhodope Mountains are located southeast of Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. It is a very beautiful area and it is one of Europe’s real biodiversity hotspots, with huge rewilding …

  • Rewilding team member wins prestigious photo award

    10. November 2014

    Our rewilding colleague Bruno D`Amicis, Communications officer in the Central Apennines, won the “World in Our Hands” category award at the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition provides a showcase of some of the best nature photography in the world. It is organised by London’s Natural …