Greater Côa Valley News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

Rewilding Europe

Sorraia horse foal

New release of horses advances restoration of the Greater Côa Valley

A herd of 10 Sorraia horses (two male and eight female) has been released in Vale Carapito. This new 60-hectare…

15th June 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

New documentary inspires vision for a wilder Portugal

In late 2020, Rewilding Portugal (a project partner in the ELP-funded Greater Côa Valley project) launched the release of a new documentary…

14th January 2021

International Vulture Awareness Day: Protecting Europe’s scavengers of the sky

It is fair to say that vultures have historically been dealt a tough hand in the media. Yet despite being…

5th September 2020

Archaeologists unearth new evidence of human-wildlife coexistence in the Côa Valley

A recent excavation by archaeologists in the Côa Valley Archaeological Park has unearthed a huge, 3.5 metre auroch (an extinct…

5th June 2020

Addressing the biodiversity crisis

Today is the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, and protecting biodiversity is the beating heart of the Endangered Landscapes…

22nd May 2020