Restoration Landscapes News

All the latest news from The Endangered Landscapes Programme

Life after death – the beauty of deadwood invertebrates

Criss-crossing trunks at drunken angles, broken lichen-scarred limbs, softly rotting wood beneath further freshly fallen trunks. These might be the…

7th July 2021

Marmot

ELP landscape restoration grant call for applications

The Endangered Landscapes Programme (ELP) is inviting expressions of interest from organisations and partnerships that share the programme’s vision. This…

1st July 2021

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

Divers collect ghost nets and ghost gear from Gokova Bay Credit: Zafer Kazilkaya/AKD

Underwater clean-ups in Turkey help free the Mediterranean from ghost nets

Fishing gear discarded or lost at sea are a widespread, and often overlooked, global problem. “Ghost nets” or “ghost gear”…

8th June 2021

Monk seal cave proves popular in Gökova Bay

New footage from Turkey is showing that conservation efforts are paying off, as several Mediterranean monk seals have been spotted…

23rd 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