The Italian association Paliurus aims to protect and restore a wilder delta by developing a sustainable nature-based tourism paradigm on the Adriatic coast, supporting local jobs while enhancing nature. Joining the European Rewilding Network will help the initiative amplify its message and increase community engagement.
A new study has confirmed that Marsican brown bears play a valuable role promoting the Central Apennines as nature-based tourism destination.
The griffon vulture is an iconic and ecologically important species in the Central Apennines of Italy. Aided by new funding, the local rewilding team are working hard to support population growth.
Working to promote coexistence between Marsican brown bears and humans in five essential wildlife corridors, the Central Apennines rewilding team had a productive 2019. The team were encouraged in their efforts by a range of positive results and the record-breaking number of bear cubs born last year.