The Uruz is rising from the dead. Scientists are reviving the aurochs; the first herd is coming to the heart of Europe tomorrow
Hardly any other animal had such an importance for European history as the aurochs. An ancestor of domestic cattle, which is up to today the main source of milk and one of the main meat sources for mankind, it belonged to the main game of prehistoric hunters for thousands of …Read morePrevious news
European Wildlife is a Pan-European non-profit organization dedicated to nature conservation and landscape protection. Our key objective is to conserve biological diversity on the continent and to reduce the impact of climate changes on European nature and human society.
Global warming is a worldwide threat, however, what is primarily endangered is European nature. Over the past millenia, the climate change accompanying the ice-ages has deprived Europe of more plant and animal species than in other continents.
Haven’t we all at least once read about the African wilderness, South American rainforests or Asian alpine mountains? Although for most of us the wilderness conveys a symbol of far away and exotic places, it is also in Europe where the nature stays as fettered as it had been centuries ago.