Tag: rewilding portugal

Lupi EcoClubs: reinventing the environmental education of young people during the pandemic

January 12, 2021  |  News

This school year a new environmental education program has started in northern Portugal which seeks to bring students closer to nature. The focus of the EcoClubs is on teaching about biodiversity and promoting curiosity and pride in Portugal’s natural values. This environmental education program had to reinvent itself to reach young people in the region due to the current pandemic.

“Rewilding, a new path for nature in Portugal”: behind the scenes

December 17, 2020  |  News

The documentary, made by João Cosme and narrated by Célia Gil, premiered in late November, portrays the nature conservation work of an extended partnership, and explains what the rewilding approach can do for nature conservation in Portugal. See how the recordings and premiere went …

Promoting the use of lead-free ammunition in the Greater Côa Valley

November 13, 2020  |  News

Ammunition used in hunting is currently one of the largest sources of lead emissions for the environment in Europe. For this reason, Rewilding Portugal, in partnership with Cacicambra, is organizing training actions for the use of alternative ammunition without lead. The first took place in September.

The Iberian Wolf, a story of overcoming

June 24, 2020  |  News

A male Iberian wolf south of the Douro River was captured by camera traps with severe injuries caused by an illegal trap. The LIFE WolFlux project is working to reduce social barriers to help in the survival of this species in the region.

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