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Wild Wonders of Europe Newsletter
24th June 2009

Missions completed so far:
101   Pictures online: Over 2000
Photographers in the field:
6   Entries for May photo comp: Over 800
Missions remaining in 2009:
13   Voting for May: Open
Posts to the Wild Blog 436   Images in our archives
Over 66,000

We have a publisher!

Flagship Book contract signed with Éditions de la Martinière / France.

Wild Wonders of Europe are delighted to announce that Éditions de la Martinière, one of the world’s most highly regarded publishing houses, will be our Lead Publisher for the large-format 288+ page book. Preliminary date of publication for the first language editions will be spring 2010.

If you work with / know of a publisher who might be interested in publishing the book in your language, please let us know!

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Did you hear?

Its been a momentous time for the UK with 577 years of conservation firsts!!

  1. The First Great Bustard chicks hatch in the UK for 177 years
  2. Wild beavers return to British waters for the first time in 200 years, and
  3. A pair of ospreys have colonised a remote corner of England and had chicks for the first time in .. yes... 200 years!

Do you have positive stories like this to tell about your own country’s wildlife comeback? Please contact us. We might want to publish such news in our Flagship book!

We are talking with partners in 39 cities...

about hosting the Great Outdoor Exhibition.
If you want to be sure that this Great Wild Show comes to your city, please, talk to your local city hall and connect them with us. We are aiming for all the big cities in Europe, and at least one city in each country.
All ideas and door-opening contacts welcome! Get in touch with us at info@wild-wonders.com

More than 800 images...

have been entered to the May photo competition!

Thank you all for sharing your WILD WONDERS OF EUROPE with us.
Congratulations to Martijn Roos, the Netherlands, seeing two wins and one runner-up this month!
These are the happy winners of April’s competition:

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Adult Category, European Wild Wonders – Cliffs of Port Coton by Gabor Takacs
Adult Category, Inspired by Nature – Air Fight by Emese Boros

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Young Crew Category, European Wild Wonders – Frog by Martijn Roos
Young Crew Category, Inspired by Nature – Sunset by Martijn Roos

Be where it all happens!

Straight from our photographers in the field we bring you the WildBlog! With new stories and imagery updated several times per week from all corners of Europe.

Don’t miss the latest stories from Elio della Ferrera, Manuel Presti and Jari Peltomäki.

GyrFalcon - Daniel Bergmann
GyrFalcon - Daniel Bergmann

Welcome to our New Partners!

Madeira Tourism, Patronado de Turismo de Lanzarote, Andorra Turisme, Staatsbosbeheer, Turismo de Acores (Azores Tourism), King of the Forest , Ulvsbomuren, Parque Natural da Madeira, Nordic Discovery and HidePhotography

A big thank you to all our partners for trusting in what we are doing. Your support is much appreciated!

Don’t forget to check the new website of our partner Gitzo! See our gallery there!


Wild Wonders of Europe is about the joy of wildness. About what is still out there and what we are risking to lose. Why it matters to us. And why we need to protect it. Read more»

Wild Wonders of Europe wish to thank our great partners:

Main Partners:

National Geographic logo Epson logo Nikon logo WWF logo

…and our many other very important partners for their generous contributions and support! All without which this epic conservation photography project would never have been possible.

WWF - National Geographic - Epson - Nikon - Nokia - Groupe Bayard
Nature Picture Library - Conservation International - Eazyfone - Sandisk - Gitzo
Polar Quest - Aunan Lodge - Norway Nature - Artic Media - Wild Taiga - Finnature
Noble Caledonia - Flatanger Kommune - Innovation Norway - Kuusamo Lapland
Forollhogna - Äventyrsresor - IUCN - EEA - ILCP - Countdown 2010 - WILD Foundation
Euronatur - Aefona - Fotonatura.org - Vision Salvaje - Image & Nature - Grasduinen - IFWP
UNEP - Naturapics - Visit Finland  - Visit Sweden - Co+Life - NVN - Naturfokus
Reisen in die Natur - Destinasjon Saltstraumen - BirdingInSpain.com - Photo Travel
Hide Photography - Mediwiss Analytic - Objectif Nature - Lanzarote - Madeira Tourism
Patronado de Turismo de Lanzarote - Andorra Turisme - King of the Forest - Ulvsbomuren
Parque Natural da Madeira - Nordic Discovery

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