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Second World Premier - 22 June, Prague


 Photo: Vincent Munier/Wild Wonders of Europe   
In 8 days time, the historic city of Prague will host the Second World Premiere of The Outdoor Exhibition at the Alšove nábrezi 12, Rudolfinum.  The opening ceremony conducted by Prime Minister Jan Fischer and Minister of the Environment Rut Bízková.
The exhibition remains in situ until 22 August and yes.... admission is free!

The Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, The National Fund for the Environment of the Czech Republic, Prague and The Capital City of Prague 1 who made the exhibition possible have also put on a side-show "Wilds of Sumava", which marks the beginning of a long-term project to present the natural beauty of the Czech Republic.

Reconnecting with Europe's nature

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Her Royal Highness Princess Irene of The Netherlands and dignitaries
Photos Magnus Elander & Staffan Widstrand    
The opening of the outdoor exhibition in The Hague by Her Royal Highness Princess Irene was a resounding success with over 200 invited guests. The setting, the Grand Hall of Knights, normally used once a year by Queen Beatrix to open the Dutch Parliament. See more..
In her opening speech, Princess Irene urged us all to re-connect with Europe's nature if we are to ensure we protect this unique, shared heritage for the future. WWF Netherlands Director Johan van der Gronden also announced a ground-breaking project, The Wild Europe Field Programme, aimed at re-wilding vast areas of wilderness by utilising abandoned landscapes.
The Exhibition remains in place until 30 August. Admission is free. Come and visit us!

Be inspired!

Be inspired  - imageThe past 2 weeks marked World Environment Day; World Biodiversity Day, World Oceans Day, World National Parks Day!!....

But what can you do to make a difference? Our exhibitions are wonderful inspiration for adults and kids alike to reconnect with our shared natural heritage. Its all about discovering the Joy of the Wild.

Our message is that yes, conservation works! We just need more of it! Our voice, our vote, our daily choices all make a difference.

Palazzo Ducale - Genova

With the opening on June 4 of the indoor exhibition in the Palazzo Ducale, Genova we added the third free exhibition to the tour. It will remain in situ until 20 June and formed part of UNEP's World Environment Day Celebrations on June 5.

The Buzz in Brussels

Brussels european parliamentLast week's function in the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy was a great success. Speakers included Mr Kurt Vandenberghe, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Potocnik at DG Environment, Mr. Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy, Mr Tony Long Director of the WWF European Policy Office in Brussels and Staffan Widstrand, Managing Director of Wild Wonders of Europe.

Thank you for your support and warm regards to you all, 
Bridget Wijnberg
Media & Exhibition Director

Wild Wonders of Europe Book cover"From the polar bears of arctic Svalbard to the sea turtles of the Mediterranean; from the wild bison of Poland to the snow-covered glaciers of the Caucasus – for the first time ever, the wild beauty of Europe’s landscapes and the immense diversity of its wildlife is being shown to the world." - excerpt from English edition of the book.

For more information contact:
Florian Moellers (Communications Director) t: +491709375789 e: florian@wild-wonders.com, Bridget Wijnberg (Media & Exhibitions Director) t: +447972106839 e: bridget@wild-wonders.com

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