News

  • A chance to work in one of Europe’s most beautiful deltas!

    30. December 2016

    Rewilding Europe is looking for a new, passionate, dedicated and experienced colleague to fulfill the position of Team Leader for the Danube Delta rewilding area. Use this fantastic opportunity, apply and join our local rewilding team in Romania! .Job Description Rewilding Europe has a team of people working from different European countries and currently works …

  • A new way of travelling – The European Safari Company launches today

    29. December 2016

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of the European Safari Company today. In partnership with Rewilding Europe, the European Safari Company specialises in nature-based experiential travel in Europe. It offers top quality authentic nature and wildlife experiences, in combination with Europe’s rich and authentic culture, and allows people to give back to nature just …

  • Natural grazing in Croatian Lika Plains boosted

    21. December 2016

    This month, the natural grazing area in Lika Plains in Croatia got another boost with the arrival of a herd of Tauros originating from The Netherlands. The 11 new animals joined the existing herd in the scenic grassy plains at the foothills of Velebit Mountains. The natural grazing area in Lika Plains recently expanded and …

  • European Birds and Habitats Directives remain relevant and fit for purpose

    8. December 2016

    This Wednesday, President Jean-Claude Juncker and the EU Commission have confirmed that the EU’s flagship nature laws – the Birds and Habitats Directives – will be saved and not rewritten and weakened, ending two years of uncertainty over the laws’ future. They have also called for a plan to better implement and enforce these laws. …

  • Rewilding Europe’s enterprise work presented in Beijing, China

    2. December 2016

    This November, Rewilding Europe participated at the conference ‘Innovative Financing Mechanisms for Biodiversity’ that took place in Beijing, China. The conference, organized by the European Commission and France-based environmental specialists Biotope, gathered Chinese and international conservationists and various experts from the field of nature-based economics. The two-day long conference was opened by Ms. Astrid Schomaker, …

  • Support for the lesser spotted eagle in the Oder Delta

    25. November 2016

    Funded through the Krombacher Brewery Species Conservation Project, the Oder Delta team has started to work on improving the breeding and feeding habitats of the lesser spotted eagle. The work started this spring is a great example of how a company can support nature conservation and rewilding. Earlier this year, Rewilding Europe’s partner organization in …

  • European Rewilding Network welcomes three new members!

    9. November 2016

    Rewilding Europe warmly welcomes three new members into the European Rewilding Network (ERN). These new members are rewilding initiatives from Ukraine, Finland and Portugal. Since its launch at WILD10 in Salamanca in October 2013, the network doubled in size and is now counting 42 members from 22 European countries and eight areas of Rewilding Europe. …

  • Satellite transmitters track Greek black vultures

    4. November 2016

    During the last few weeks, 11 black vultures were equipped with satellite transmitters in Dadia National Park, in the Greek part of the Rhodope Mountains. These transmitters will provide important scientific data about the distribution, movements and possible threats, which will further help identify future conservation actions for the species in this region. These actions …

  • LIFE Bison Project presented in Bucharest, Romania

    1. November 2016

    Last Friday, the LIFE project “Urgent actions for the recovery of European Bison populations in Romania” (LIFE Bison) held its opening ceremony at the “Grigore Antipa” Natural History Museum in Bucharest, Romania. The project works to build a viable population of the European bison in the Tarçu Mountains Natura 2000 site in the Southern Carpathians. …

  • Bulgarian griffon vulture explores Middle East

    1. November 2016

    This summer, seven griffon vultures – four adults and three young – were fitted with satellite transmitters in the breeding colony near Madzarhovo in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains. The first interesting results about their movements are already being revealed, with one young bird undertaking a long journey to the southeast. The vulture flew across two …