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  • LIFE – Vultures Project presented during Vulture Awareness Day celebration

    15. September 2016

    Last Friday, the Life project “Conservation of Black and Griffon vultures in the cross-border Rhodope Mountains” held its opening ceremony during the International Vulture Awareness Day celebration in Bulgaria. The project focuses on the recovery and further expansion of black and griffon vulture populations in this part of the Balkan region, simultaneously developing nature based …

  • Rewilding Europe withdraws from the Eastern Carpathians

    15. September 2016

    We regret to announce that recently, Rewilding Europe had to decide to withdraw from the Eastern Carpathians rewilding area. The main reason is that, despite several years of trying, we have found that at the moment there is no enabling environment for a major rewilding initiative in the region. In 2010 the Eastern Carpathians were …

  • Wildlife watching hides in Velebit open for guests

    6. September 2016

    Over the last two years, a new venture into wildlife watching and simultaneous wildlife research led to the construction and set up of two wildlife hides in the Velebit Mountains. This summer the hides opened their doors to the public and have already shown to be a success in various fields. As an attractive new …

  • Rewilding Europe Capital invests in wildlife tourism in Central Apennines

    30. August 2016

    Rewilding Europe is excited to announce its continued support to Wildlife Adventures, a local nature tourism company in the Central Apennines (Italy). The company received a second Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) loan, this time to finance the refurbishment of the Bisegna mountain refuge, which will be combined with the development of two wildlife watching hides …

  • Holograms explaining the bison behaviour and impact on nature in Romania

    24. August 2016

    The Bison Visitor Centre in Armeniș, Țarcu Mountains, Romania, is now presenting scientific data about the bison in a playful and immersive way. It has the biggest holographic projection in Europe with two more installations that were built at the crossroads between art and technology. The data feed, animating the installations, is being continuously collected …

  • Rewilding Europe Capital supports wildlife watching enterprise in Western Iberia

    27. July 2016

    Wildlife Portugal, a wildlife tour operator, has become the fourth recipient of a Rewilding Europe Capital (REC) loan in the Western Iberia rewilding area. Wildlife Portugal is specialised in bird tours within the region and specifically in Faia Brava nature reserve. This enterprise focusses on wildlife watching, nature conservation and education. In collaboration with Associação …

  • Star Camp – Europe’s first real safari accommodation opens for guests

    14. July 2016

    Star Camp – a unique safari-style camp overlooking Portugal’s Côa Valley, opened up in June to welcome and host its very first guests. This nature traveler’s dream was an idea conceived by Rewilding Europe back in 2013. Through collaboration with the Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN), our main partner in Western Iberia and sole owner of …

  • Visiting rewilding areas is now just a click away!

    13. July 2016

    Rewilding Europe’s safaris – traveling and giving back to nature Today, Rewilding Europe has launched a new safari trips section on its website, presenting various safari trip offers to our rewilding areas throughout Europe. Travellers, nature lovers, families, explorers and others who want to experience these destinations and desire to reconnect with nature can now …

  • Rewilding Europe receives CBF’s Seal of Approval

    12. July 2016

    This July, after an in depth review, Rewilding Europe received the official charity recognition from the Dutch Bureau of Fundraising Organisations (CBF). Rewilding Europe now carries the CBF’s Seal of Approval for meeting the formulated criteria with regard to the disbursement of funds, governing board, policies, fundraising and accountability. The Central Bureau on Fundraising (CBF) …

  • Rewilding Lapland launched locally and regionally

    11. July 2016

    In mid-June, Rewilding Lapland’s board along with invited guests, made a weeklong work visit to Swedish Lapland. The purpose of the visit was to present Rewilding Lapland’s plans and have dialogue with partners, local communities, local businesses and policy makers about rewilding as a conservation approach. The one week long work visit incorporated field trips …