Updates from the field

Bringing you the latest news and developments from the field. Keep an eye on new developments, partner updates and exciting new Safari offerings!

Rewilding Efforts and Tourism in the Rhodope Mountains

10 June 2020 We talked with Hristo Hristov, a rewilding officer from the Rewilding Rhodopes team, about the efforts in this area and what tourism means for the conservation of the region. He has worked for more than 30 years on nature conservation and sustainable development in the Eastern Rhodopes. ... Read more

A Cowboy Experience in the Velebit Mountains with Dr. Bruce Yerkovich

5 June 2020 Stretching from the edge of the Adriatic Sea to peaks of 1750 metres, the stunning Velebit region is covered by beech and pine forests, underground canyons, caves and waterfalls. Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch is the only genuine working guest ranch in Croatia. Surrounded by 200,000 hectares of the UNESCO Velebit Nature Park, the ranch offers a range of… Read more

Uist Forest Retreat: Exploring the Wildlife of the North with Angus and Kathryn

26 May 2020 Angus and Kathryn were raised on the islands, with the native Gaelic language being Angus’s first language. Crofting and fishing have been a main part of island culture for hundreds of years and certainly had an impact on their childhood. Growing up here you are naturally connected to the seasons, the weather (in all its forms!), the land, the ocean… Read more

On the Polish Side of the Delta with Iwona

19 May 2020 The Oder Delta is a region where the return of nature creates new sources of income and pride. Located on the Baltic coast of Poland and Germany, the exciting Oder Delta is a unique and wild region boasting a rich mosaic of terrestrial, marine and freshwater ecosystems.... Read more

On the trail of bewitching bovines: Matei Myculescu

8 May 2020 Along the southern end of Romania's arcing Carpathian Mountains, some of the continent's largest wilderness landscapes are the perfect setting for a true European safari. Rugged mountain chains, mixed forest and beautiful rivers provide a magnificent playground for intrepid travellers. Now a rewilding stronghold, this area has seen over 100 bison… Read more

See Swedish Lapland through the eyes of Cicci Andersson

8 May 2020 Ringed by the Arctic Circle and bordered by Norway, Finland and the Baltic Sea, Swedish Lapland extends across the top quarter of Sweden. Frequently referred to as "Europe's Alaska", this unique region is characterized by great swathes of pine, spruce and fir, berrycarpeted tundra, whitewater rivers teeming with salmon, and rustic lakeside villages. … Read more

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