Iberian Highlands News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes & Seascapes Programme

Photo: Lidia Valverde / Rewilding Spain

Discovering Europe’s wild side: Advancing restoration with sustainable travel

When you think of a safari, Africa’s savannas are probably the first thing to come to mind. Many of us…

26th April 2024

Cinereous vulture comeback in the Iberian Highlands

The cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is the largest scavenger bird inhabiting Spain. Its imposing silhouette was common in the Iberian…

3rd April 2024

Rewilding for nature and people: World Rewilding Day 2024

On World Rewilding Day we are showcasing ELSP-supported projects that are led by Rewilding Europe and its partners. Rewilding Europe…

20th March 2024

Western Europe’s first free-roaming herd of Przewalski’s horses to enhance Iberian Highland restoration

A herd of 10 Przewalski’s horses – the last truly wild horse – has been released in the Iberian Highlands…

26th July 2023

Out of Africa: an interview with Iberian Highlands team leader Pablo Schapira

Located in central-eastern Spain, the Iberian Highlands is among the seven new landscape scale restoration projects funded by the Endangered Landscapes Programme…

23rd February 2023

Serrano horse foal lies in grass.

Serrano horse herd delivers ecosystem benefits to the Iberian Highlands

The efforts of the Iberian Highlands team to increase natural grazing were given a boost recently with the arrival of…

12th January 2023