Posts with tag: rewilding

  • European Rewilding Network welcomes projects from the UK, Lithuania & Denmark (News)

    13. December 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to welcome four new members – one from Denmark, one from Lithuania, and two from the United Kingdom – to the European Rewilding Network (ERN). Displaying impressive growth since its launch at WILD10 in Salamanca in October 2013, the network now comprises 61 members from 26 European countries (including Rewilding Europe’s …

  • 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 …

  • Salviamo l’Orso wins grant for bear conservation in the Central Apennines (News)

    22. November 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to announced that Salviamo l’Orso, our partner in the Central Apennines rewilding area, has been awarded a grant from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). A Salviamo l’Orso project titled “Let’s take action for the Bear” was approved for funding by members of EOCA in early November, together with four other …

  • The Rhodope Mountains rewilding area welcomes two new bison (News)

    16. November 2017

    The animals, which are acclimatising quickly, will soon join the existing herd of bison in the area, boosting the role of the Rhodope Mountains as a breeding centre and benefitting local biodiversity. The Rhodope Mountains rewilding area was delighted to welcome two more European bison in October. The animals were donated by Suhl Zoo in …

  • Five more black vultures tagged as LIFE Vultures project progresses (News)

    14. November 2017

    The birds, tagged with GPS transmitters in Dadia National Park in Greece, will offer additional insight into black vulture behaviour and movement on and around the Balkan Peninsula. By supporting conservation measures, this will hopefully reinforce the comeback of this magnificent yet endangered species. As part of the five-year LIFE Vultures project which began in …

  • Restoration and return in the Oder Delta (Blog)

    13. November 2017

    A keen advocate of rewilding, Tim Kasoar is a fourth year PhD student at Cambridge University in the UK. A particular interest in restoring wetland and floodplain habitats and natural flood dynamics took him to the Oder Delta rewilding area, where he witnessed firsthand the beneficial impact of river restoration on local biodiversity.  As a …

  • The European Rewilding Network welcomes three new members (News)

    7. November 2017

    Rewilding Europe is delighted to welcome three new members (from Scotland, Spain and Poland) to the European Rewilding Network. Displaying impressive growth since its launch at WILD10 in Salamanca in October 2013, the network now comprises 57 members from 25 European countries (including Rewilding Europe’s eight operational areas). The European Rewilding Network’s trio of fresh faces are …

  • Rhodopes GPS tagging provides platform for LIFE Vultures success (Blog)

    2. November 2017

    As part of the ongoing LIFE Vultures project, a growing number of griffon and black vultures in and around the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area are being tagged with GPS transmitters. The geospatial data these transmitters provide will be critical to the comeback of these magnificent yet endangered birds. Driven by data Locked between the valleys …

  • Marker Wadden joins the European Rewilding Network (News)

    20. October 2017

    The innovative and ambitious Dutch restoration project becomes the network’s 54th member. Rewilding Europe are delighted to welcome one of Europe’s largest, most ambitious and most innovative nature restoration projects as the 54th member of the European Rewilding Network (ERN). Overseen by Dutch non-profit organisation Natuurmonumenten (the Dutch Society for Nature Conservation), the Marker Wadden project …

  • Bulgarian exhibition presents the avian wonders of the Rhodopes (LIFE Vultures news)

    9. October 2017

    This October an exhibition titled “Lords of the Rhodopean Skies” is taking place at the Regional History Museum of the town of Kardzhali in southern Bulgaria. The aim of the exhibition is to reconnect people with nature by presenting the wild beauty and diversity of the Rhodope Mountains rewilding area. The exhibition was officially opened …