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The rewards of nature restoration

Since 1990, our planet has lost over 80 million hectares of old-growth forest. 64% of the world’s wetlands have disappeared since 1900. And one million species are currently threatened with extinction. In Europe, nature is in…

12th April 2021

ELP launches new video for Earth Optimism

From 26 March – 4 April 2021, the Cambridge Conservation Initiative hosted ‘Earth Optimism Cambridge’– a ten-day festival which aimed…

7th April 2021

Nature-based economy strengthened in Portugal’s Côa Valley with launch of new network

Nature-based businesses often operate more effectively when they work together, multiplying the benefits for themselves, their clients as well as…

26th March 2021

Polesia project celebrates as nature reserve granted further protection

The ELP-funded Polesia project, a transboundary initiative which stretches across Belarus and Ukraine, is celebrating a huge win, as Almany Mires…

18th March 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021: Choose to Challenge

Today we are celebrating International Women’s Day, 8th March 2021, by recognising the dedicated and ambitious women leading landscape restoration…

8th March 2021

Why we need wetlands

The world’s wetlands are disappearing three times faster than its forests, with 90% lost since the 1700s. Wetlands are a…

19th February 2021

The Endangered Landscapes Programme awarded second phase of funding to restore more landscapes in Europe

The Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP) is thrilled to announce a second phase of funding from Arcadia, a charitable fund of…

11th February 2021

Europe’s Ticino landscape: One river – many systems – one landscape…and one ambitious restoration plan

The Ticino River, an eco-corridor shared by Switzerland and Italy, is of great biodiversity importance – particularly for aquatic life…

29th January 2021

Further boost for nature in the Danube Delta with final Konik horse release

A herd of 20 konik horses has been released onto Ermakov Island in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta,…

21st January 2021