A selection of key publications and materials from the Endangered Landscapes Programme.
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An assessment of the climate change mitigation potential of the landscape restoration project in Faia Brava, Portugal.
An assessment of the climate change mitigation potential of the landscape restoration project in Carpathian Mountains, Romania.
An assessment of the climate change mitigation potential of the landscape restoration project in Caemardin Farm, Wales.
Nancy Ockendon, Science Manager at ELP, and Bill Sutherland, co-chair of the ELP Landscape Restoration Working Group, are amoung the authors of a new paper published in Ecological Solutions and Evidence which seeks to raise awareness of opportunities to embed experiments in conservation in order to generate new evidence and ultimately improve practice.
As part of an ELP-funded Enabling Project, UNEP-WCMC and Fauna & Flora International developed a tool to demystify the funding landscape for ecosystem restoration in Europe. Their ELP Restoration Funding Brochure is coupled with a freely available database of over 400 ecosystem restoration projects.
The ELP published it’s first Annual Review in spring 2020, reflecting on the achievements and challenges faced by the Programme and its funded project in 2019.
In order to identify and prioritise possible research directions, the Endangered Landscapes Programme convened a group of more than 40 experts in landscape restoration to identify ‘‘One hundred priority questions for landscape restoration in Europe’. The experts met to identify the one hundred questions that, if answered, would make a substantial difference to our ability…
A full list of the ecological, societal and ecosystem services indicators being used across our Implementation Projects to monitor their progress and demonstrate the impacts of their activities.
In this hour-long talk, Professor Sir John Lawton explores past, present and future objectives and strategies for nature conservation in the UK, from Charles Rothschild’s early attempts to preserve the last remnants of wild nature in 1912, to a future that embraces restoration. Recorded in April 2018.
Professor Sir John Lawton, Chair of the Endangered Landscape Programme’s Oversight and Selection Panel, gives his perspective on the programme at its launch in October 2018 in Cambridge, UK, and provides an introduction for the eight funded Implementation Projects. Watch all the videos from the ELP launch here.
Professor Stephen Toope, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, gives thanks to the Arcadia Fund, the Endangered Landscapes Programme’s generous donor, and provides insight into the programme’s role in European conservation efforts at its launch in October 2018 in Cambridge, UK. Watch all the videos from the ELP launch here.
Dr Lisbet Rausing, co-founder of the Arcadia Fund, explains what inspired her to initiate the Endangered Landscapes Programme at its launch in October 2018 in Cambridge, UK. Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin, generously funds the ELP as part of a partnership with the Cambridge Conservation Initiative. Watch all the videos…
Dr Mike Rands, Executive Director of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) (2009- 2020), introduces the Endangered Landscapes Programme at its launch in October 2018 in Cambridge, UK, and explains the unique positioning of CCI in managing this programme. Watch all the videos from the ELP launch here.
Pedro Prata, Team Leader for Western Iberia at Rewilding Europe, introduces the Greater Côa Valley project at the Endangered Landscapes Programme launch in Cambridge, UK, in October 2018. This project will create a desperately-needed wildlife corridor within the Greater Côa Valley in Northern Portugal, creating conditions for wildlife comeback in an area which has historically…
Mykhailo (Misha) Nesterenko, Executive Director for Rewilding Ukraine, introduces the Danube Delta project at the Endangered Landscapes Programme launch in Cambridge, UK, in October 2018. This project will restore the unique landscape of the Danube Delta, the largest surviving wetland in Europe, providing a sustainable future for the thousands of breeding birds and endangered species…