Posts with tag: Rewilding Europe

  • Rewilding Europe awarded Patagonia grant for Velebit pond restoration (News)

    3. April 2018

    Funding from American company will see ponds restored in the Velebit rewilding area in Croatia, helping burgeoning local wildlife populations. Rewilding Europe has recently been awarded a grant from American outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia. The $8000 grant, which was awarded by the  Patagonia Grants Council, will be used to restore ponds in the …

  • Technology helps co-existence in the Southern Carpathians (LIFE Bison news)

    16. March 2018

    A four-day digital workshop held last December in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area saw participants brainstorm new ways to mitigate human-bison conflict.  Digital technology and wild nature frequently seem worlds apart. But in the Southern Carpathians rewilding area technological innovation is now generating solutions to rewilding-related problems, ensuring that humans and bison can peacefully co-exist. …

  • Rewilding Europe receives annual donation from Dutch Postcode Lottery (News)

    16. February 2018

    At the Annual Charity Gala of the Dutch Postcode Lottery, held at Amsterdam’s Carré Theatre on February 15, Rewilding Europe received a 500,000 euro donation towards its rewilding work across Europe. Rewilding Europe first became a beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery in February 2013. In October 2016 the lottery decided that Rewilding Europe would become …

  • Join the team of the European Safari Company! (News)

    26. January 2018

    Are you looking for an innovative job where you can truly make a difference to wild nature and help build a new way of travelling in Europe? If so, our partner, the European Safari Company, might have a dream job for you.  The European Safari Company is a new travel experience platform, focusing on nature travel in …

  • EU nature budget post-2020 needs significant increase (News)

    12. January 2018

    The European Union’s multi-annual financial framework is currently being reviewed for the post-2020 period. Rewilding Europe, together with a number of other leading European conservation NGOs in the European Habitats Forum, is calling for the budget of the LIFE programme to be significantly increased, along with a range of other amendments.   With the European Union …

  • What a year it has been! (Blog)

    3. January 2018

    As we move into 2018 I am looking forward to the prospect of longer days and new life bursting forth. This time in the calendar has always been a turning point, as we say goodbye to the previous twelve months and consider the future. Now is a good time to reflect on both our achievements …

  • New education programme launched in the Southern Carpathians (LIFE Bison 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 …