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.
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 …
Last week, the first two information sessions in the area of LIFE WolFlux and Scaling Up Rewilding in Greater Côa Valley projects took place. They were in Vilar Maior and Covas do Monte and the balance of both is very positive
WILDLIFE Portugal is a partner of Rewilding Portugal and Rewilding Europe, and is a touristic operator focused on nature tourism activities in Portugal. Fernando Romão is the face of this business and talks about the work that is being developed
Can coexistence with the Iberian wolf south of the Douro river improve? Local communities have spoken.
In a recent social study conducted by the LIFE WolFlux project, almost half of key actors interviewed considers that it is possible for the wolf to live in the region, but only if certain conditions are met.
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.
Pedro Prata, team leader of Rewilding Portugal, attended a webinar by Ambientalist (environmental association of students from Instituto Superior Técnico) and spoke about the work of our association and the projects in which we are involved
A new collaboration between Rewilding Europe and for-purpose venture Earth Today means anyone can now sponsor the rewilding of land in the Greater Côa Valley. The overall aim of the venture is to ramp up the conservation and restoration of wild nature across the world.
Rewilding Portugal launched today its annual report, where you can find out more about the rewilding approach, the team, the projects and so much more. Loose yourself in the beautiful photographs and amazing stories of 2019. See our year in review!
The discovery of a huge auroch engraving in northern Portugal’s Greater Côa Valley provides a historical perspective for contemporary rewilding efforts.