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A Decade Dedicated to Biodiversity

Marking the beginning of the >International Year of Forests<, January 2011 will also be the starting point for an >International Decade of Biodiversity<.
On top of that the UN Press Release from Dec 21 announces the implementation of an >Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)<.

This body “will bridge the gulf between the wealth of scientific knowledge on the accelerating declines and degradation of the natural world, with knowledge on effective solutions and decisive government action required to reverse these damaging trends”.

Read more here »

image of WILD natura selvaggia d'EuropaParlano italiano?

Since early December the Wild Wonders of Europe flagship book is out in Italian, marking the 8th language edition in our collection. More to come…

Journalists interested in a review should refer to our website .

Everyone else should refer to your local bookstores!
Speriamo che vi piaccia! Enjoy!

Nordic Variations

Nordic VariationsWild Wonders Photographer/Videographer team Vincent Munier and Laurent Joffrion just released their very cool web-documentary about Vincent’s missions for Wild Wonders to Norway.

There is plenty of fabulous video, great photos and – a special treat for fans – a DVD collector’s box with fine-art prints and a special DVD about Vincent’s work.

Please, check Vincent’s website for reference!

October Winners, November Finalists

image by Jose Luis Rivero
Artic fox, by Aleksander Myklebust

More than 1.000 images - again, in November!
You may have noticed that we changed the public voting to a login system. This is meant to make the results even more transparent and reliable.

Enjoy October's winners - they are already online. And until December 31st you can vote for the November entries. Or, even better, you upload your own nature images from Europe with the chance to win great prizes! Every month.

Happy shooting, everyone!

Merry Christmas!

Image of musk Oxen by Vincent Munier

The Wild Wonders of Europe team wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas!

Many thanks to all of you who supported our initiative in the past months – that’s very much appreciated and provides us with a lot of motivation to carry on.

A special thank-you to all our partners who trusted us and helped us getting such a wide audience interested in our shared natural heritage.

2011 will be a very exciting year for Wild Wonders:

  • new exhibitions,

  • new look to the website,

  • new books, and

  • many fabulous events.

... We will keep you posted.

Enjoy the holidays and have a good start into the New Year!

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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 Wild Wonders of Europe thanks our Main Partners:

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…and our many other important partners for their generous contributions and support, all without whom this epic conservation photography project would never have been possible.

Wild Taiga - Finnature - Noble Caledonia - Flatanger Kommune - Innovation Norway
Kuusamo Lapland - Forollhogna - Äventyrsresor - IUCN - EEA - ILCP - Countdown 2010
WILD Foundation - Euronatur - Aefona - Fotonatura.org - Montier-en-Dèr - Vision Salvaje
Image & Nature - Grasduinen - IFWP - UNEP - NaturapicsVisit Finland  - Visit Sweden
NVN - Naturfokus - Naturfotograferna - 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
- DIVE.is -  Alpine Convention - Alladale Estate - Valle d’Aosta

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