Posts with tag: Rewilding Europe

  • New education programme launched in the Southern Carpathians (News)

    30. November 2017

    The two-year programme will encourage more young Romanians to become involved in wild nature and forms part of a vision to use reintroduced bison as an engine for driving local development.   An ambitious education programme recently launched in an area of the Southern Carpathians in Romania aims to involve youngsters in the conservation of …

  • Rise of the rewilders (Blog)

    28. November 2017

    With rewilding taking shape and spreading, job opportunities are increasing too. We find out what it takes to be a “rewilder”.      When you think about jobs of the future, what springs to mind? Something in artificial intelligence or robotics maybe. Or somebody fitting smart meters, fighting cybercrime or fixing autonomous vehicles. It’s safe to …

  • Humberto Tan visits Velebit and Apennines rewilding areas for National Geographic (News)

    23. November 2017

    A 25-minute documentary featuring renowned TV presenter and Dutch Postcode Lottery Ambassador Humberto Tan was released in Amsterdam today. Produced by New Earth Films productions and Buro JAM for National Geographic in the Netherlands, the documentary – titled “Door Het Oog” (“Through the Eye of” in English) – showcases Tan’s visits to the Velebit Mountains …

  • Romanian bison photo exhibition takes reintroduction to the people (LIFE Bison news)

    30. October 2017

    The exhibition, which will continue until 2021, depicts the ongoing bison reintroduction in the Southern Carpathians by Rewilding Europe and WWF Romania, with a special focus on reaching out to the younger generation.        They say a picture tells a thousand words. This autumn a visually stunning Romanian photographic exhibition presented the full story of Rewilding …

  • Rewilding Europe job vacancy: Head of Enterprise (News)

    4. October 2017

    Are you looking for a position where you can truly make a difference to wild nature and help build socially and environmentally responsible businesses across Europe? If so, we might have a job for you.  Rewilding Europe is now looking for someone to head up its Enterprise team. The successful applicant will take the lead …

  • ERN Forum set to bring added benefits to members (News)

    29. September 2017

    New forum to foster greater exchange between members of the burgeoning network.   Since it was launched in October 2013, the European Rewilding Network (ERN) has gone from strength to strength, benefitting a growing number of rewilding-focused organisations right across Europe. It currently contains 53 members (including Rewilding Europe’s eight operational areas), who together represent …

  • Rewilding can reinforce Europe’s ecological restoration (News)

    28. September 2017

    A successful workshop in Leipzig lays the groundwork for promoting and using rewilding principles to strengthen the European Union’s ecological restoration agenda.  Running from 25 to 27 September, a workshop at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in the German city of Leipzig saw more than 25 experts come together to discuss various …

  • Learning from the Lebus bison incident (News)

    23. September 2017

    The recent shooting of a wild European bison in eastern Germany highlights the urgent need to plan more carefully for wildlife comeback across our continent.  On September 14 a wild European bison was shot near the town of Lebus in eastern Germany. The previous day the bull had crossed the Oder River from Poland, having …

  • Testing times (Blog)

    18. September 2017

    Based in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria, intern Philip Marinov has relished his experience evaluating Rewilding Europe’s rewilding scale. This spring, like most second-year Master’s students at Wageningen University (in the Netherlands), I found myself seeking an internship. I wanted a chance to experience first-hand the issues that conservationists meet every day in the field, …

  • Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Britain join forces (News)

    4. August 2017

    This summer, Rewilding Europe and Rewilding Britain signed a ‘Collaborative Rewilding Agreement’, marking the start of a shared intent to coordinate their rewilding and communication activities and to enhance the understanding, support and implementation of rewilding in Britain and Europe. The signing took place at the Knepp Castle Estate in West Sussex, one of the rewilding …