Wild Wonders AV-show inaugurates
the “UN International Year of Biodiversity 2010”


newsnewsnewsWild Wonders of Europe were proud to support the high-profile inauguration event of the UN International Year of Biodiversity in Berlin on Monday, 11 January 2010.

A 14 minute AV show opened the event at Berlin’s famous Natural History Museum, supported by images from the natural heritage of Europe.

The inauguration was attended by leading dignitaries, including German Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, Dr. Norbert Röttgen, the German Minister of the Environment, Achim Steiner, Executive Director of UNEP – UN Environment Program, James Leape, Director General of WWF International and Ahmed Djoghlaf, Executive Director of the CBD (Convention of Biological Diversity) Secretariat.

Ambassadors from 120 countries, members of the German parliament and the country’s top NGO leaders were amongst the guests.

The show will be presented in several other locations in Germany during spring 2010, marking the beginning of a multi-year, international tour of our AV-shows to venues across Europe and the world.

Wild Wonders Indoor Exhibition Tour now contracted!

We are proud and happy to announce that a Europe-wide tour of two different indoor exhibitions (one big and one smaller) has been agreed with Italian-based PAS events.  PAS Events are experts at touring exhibitions to venues like museums, airports, railway stations and shopping centers.  Beginning during the second half of 2010 and continuing on to 2012/2013, institutions willing to host the exhibition are quickly lining up.  If you are interested, please contact our Media & Exhibitions Director, Bridget Wijnberg, at bridget@wild-wonders.com.

A Big, Big Book. In 10 Languages. So far.

The Wild Wonders of Europe flagship book is now ready to be printed in the first ten languages:
French, English, Russian, German, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Italian and Danish.
More than 80.000 copies are already planned for the first two print runs. Look out for it on book shelves from early May 2010 (September in some countries).  Would your organisation like a special edition, with a separate jacket and/or a customized foreword?  If so, please contact us right away.

Mysterious Sperm Whales

newsCongratulations Magnus Lundgren
on a wonderful full spread shot in the “Visions” section in the National Geographic Magazine, January 2010.  A sperm whale group, photographed during his Wild Wonders
of Europe assignment in the Azores, Portugal.

Read more about the image and the rarely observed behavior Magnus captured in his stunning photograph at National Geographic online.  The full story can be found at our wildBLOG.

Natura d’Europa Exhibition

newsOrganized in his home town and supported by EPSON Italy, Wild Wonders of Europe photographer Maurizio Biancarelli hosted this elegant “appetizer exhibition” showcasing 30 images from the Wild Wonders collections in Gubbio, Italy.

More than 1,000 visitors admired the beautifully printed large format images in the first days after the opening on 5 December 2009.

Wild Wonders & Treehugger.com

Several Wild Wonders-galleries are now on Treehugger.com, one of the biggest and most frequented websites on the environment.  Check out our latest selection there.

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Wild Wonders of Europe wish to thank our great partners:

Main Partners:

National Geographic logoWWF logo
Epson logoNikon logoNokia

…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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