EuroNatur-Projects for the protection of the Extremadura

 

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Transhumance – natural wealth through tradition

© Hans-Joachim Mathlage
© Hans-Joachim Mathlage

Over centuries transhumance – or the seasonal movement of people with their livestock - has left its mark not only on the landscape but also on the culture of the Iberian Peninsula. Intensive animal farming and monocultures have supplanted transhumance in the last decades. Since 1992 EuroNatur  has been working to create new perspectives  for transhumance. More...


Dehesas – land of plenty for cranes and pigs

© Gunther Willlinger
© Gunther Willlinger

The meadow orchards of central Europe have their equivalent in the South-west of Spain in the Holm Oak and Cork Oak groves, known as dehesas. We have been working with our Spanish partners for years to preserve this land-use form: it is an ecological jewel. More...


Extemadura Bird paradise – winter home of Cranes

© Bruno Dittrich
© Bruno Dittrich

Every year around 70 000 cranes arrive to winter in the Southwest of Spain. These large birds find habitats that suit them and sufficient forage here. More...


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Preserving the European Green Belt as Green Infrastructure

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Three nations meet on a peak

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Swiss river conservationist receives EuroNatur Award 2018

++ EuroNatur Award 2018 goes to Roberto Epple ++ Europe-wide launch of online campaign #ProtectWater on the 9th of October ++

25 years of photo competition „Europe`s Natural Treasures“

++ EuroNatur presents highlights of the photo competition „Europe's Natural Treasures“ in a large size calendar ++ photo exhibition in National Park...

First European Rivers Summit held in Sarajevo

++ 250 people attend Summit to save Europe’s rivers and stop the damming ++ Participants call upon EU and Heads of State to stop funding hydropower ++...

Music for living rivers and against dams

Hundreds join the Concert for Balkan Rivers in Sarajevo. Artists sing to stop the hydropower tsunami on the Balkans.

 

Exemplary nature conservation at the European Green Belt

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Scandalous deforestation in Romania revealed

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Another victory for the “Brave Women of Kruščica”

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Slovenian section of the Mur river becomes a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

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Re-introduction of Cinereous Vultures in Bulgaria

Three young cinereous vultures are about to be released in the wild. In the eastern part of the Balkan range, our partners of Green Balkans and Fund...

Nature photo safari

Sunbathing seals, ruffs in combative mood and a delicate coming-together of common blue butterflies: 892 nature enthusiasts set out on a photographic...

Award for a River Conservationist with Passion

++ 2018 EuroNatur Award goes to Roberto Epple ++ Founding President of the European Rivers Network has devoted himself for decades to the wild rivers...

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