Endangered Species

Species conservation

Nature knows no boundaries. EuroNatur is working for the protection of Europe’s large mammals, migratory birds like cranes and storks, and the highly endangered Mediterranean monk seal – across national borders. We want to lay the foundations for brown bears, wolves and lynxes to return to their former habitats, and raise awareness and acceptance among the people in these areas. Our foundation is fighting for undamaged and safe resting sites along the flyways of migratory birds, so they can calmly recover from the stresses and strains of their long journey. In all of its species conservation projects, EuroNatur cooperates with local partners to develop solutions that offer a perspective for both man and nature. This is the only way to achieve lasting success of nature conservation measures.

Read more about EuroNatur’s species conservation projects at:

Bear-Protection in Europe

Wolf-Protection in Europe

Lynx-Protection in Europe

Monk Seal-Protection in Europe

Crane-Protection in Europe

Stork-Protection in Europe

Migratory Birds-Protection in Europe

Wildlife walking into the camera trap

How you can help


Future needs nature. EuroNatur cares for it. Please use your possibilities to help. With your donation you will make an effective contribution to a more livable environment.


Twice a month the latest information about Europe's nature - free of charge and at first hand.

Learn more about our topics

Brown Bear

Seen as a predator with a sweet tooth, a much loved model for soft toys yet outlawed and hunted down as a blood-thirsty beast: the brown bear.


Lithe and skillful, the lynx is a shy, lone hunter. If it is to survive in Europe and if the population is to be undisturbed enough to increase in number, intensive protection measures will be required.


Mankind's relationship to the wolf is ambivalent – on the one hand the animal is admired as a skilled and untiring hunter but also ill-famed as Isengrim the bloodthirsty and persecuted.

Migratory birds

Always to be where living conditions are best: this is a luxury that only those with wings can afford.

Green Belt

Across 12 500 kilometres (over 7700 miles) the Green Belt stretches along the one-time Iron Curtain forming a corridor of habitats for an exceptional diversity of species.

Rivers in Europe

Where in Germany can you still find the original wild rivers? You'll need a magnifying glass. But in the Balkans such utopias still exist on a large scale, even today.

EuroNatur award

Environmental award since 1992.

Nature photo competition

International nature photography competition "Treasures of Nature in Europe". Join us - it's free!