In a rewarding conversation between Isabella Tree and Christoph and Barbara Promberger, founders of Conservation Carpathia, we learnt gained an insight into the work of restoring the southern Carpathians – here we share our key learnings.
If you’ve been following our Carpathia series, you will have heard us talk about the vast array of biodiversity that Romania has to offer and how this sits at the core of restoration efforts of our partners at Foundation Conservation Carpathia.
Foundation Conservation Carpathia are the guardians of the Romanian Wilderness.
At the wild heart of Carpathia sit the Făgăraș Mountains. Cloaked in dense cloud that lifts as the sun rises to reveal snow-capped peaks and dense, lush-green forests these are some of the last remaining wild places in Europe.
In a move that has shocked and inspired the fashion industry and sustainability advocates alike, founder of fashion retailer Patagonia, Yvon Chouinard has announced that he is giving the company away to a charitable trust.
It’s no secret that this summer has been a record-breaker when it comes to droughts, wildfires and high temperatures all generated by anthropogenically accelerated climate change. These conditions have had detrimental effects across Europe, and our partners at Foundation Conservation Carpathia are no exception as we discovered from a recent update from their teams on the ground.
Emilio Donadio is the Science Director at the Fundación Rewilding Argentina and oversees the reintroduction of species in the Iberá Wetlands reserve. Argentina is one of the South American countries which has lost the most wildlife due to deforestation and pollution. As such, it has the unique opportunity to become a global leader in rewilding. […]
Founded in 2010, the Tracker Academy was established to help disadvantaged individuals from underprivileged rural areas. By teaching them wildlife tracking and how to apply this to animal monitoring, ecotourism and wildlife protection, the Tracker Academy is preserving traditional skills and setting up systems which will protect the wildlife and land for years to come. […]