The time is now. Let's rewild our future.
The Rewilding Academy is the only global NGO dedicated to capacity development in rewilding and restoring ecosystems. At the heart of our vision is a commitment to support local and landscape scale restoration programmes across the world.
Our Mission —
Is to empower #generationrestoration through capacity development in rewilding and restoring ecosystems. This will improve their environmental impact and support a healthy planet.
We’re rewilders ourselves. We’ve learned first-hand what it takes to develop effective programmes worldwide so that we can help others do it too, through community-centered approaches.
Our Vision —
A world where people and wildlife thrive in healthy ecosystems.
UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration
Restoration Challenge 6.2
Restoration Challenge 6.3
As an Action partner of the UN Decade for Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030, the Rewilding Academy is taking the lead in two Restoration Challenges. These challenges aim to build local capacity for ecosystem restoration and rewilding, with the ultimate goal of addressing the pressing issues of climate change and biodiversity loss.
The Rewilding Academy is a member of 4 Ecosystem Restoration Task Forces.
GEF CSO Network
Regional Focal Point for Europe
The Rewilding Academy is the Regional Focal Point for Europe for the Global Environment Facility’s Civil Society Network.
The GEF CSO Network’s mission is to strengthen civil society partnership with the GEF by enhancing informed participation, contributing to policy development and local action.
The GEF CSO Network has over 550 member organisations worldwide, specialised in GEF’s work areas. It is governed by a Coordination Committee consisting of 16 Regional Focal Points and 3 Indigenous Peoples Focal Points. The RFPs and IPFPs facilitate regional activities. The GEF Council and Secretariat acknowledge the Network as a key entity in the work of the GEF. Learn more at: https://gefcsonetwork.org
Science into action —
What we do
Providing training, resources, and support to individuals and organisations involved in rewilding efforts around the world.
Working together on restoration of ecosystems, including science-based monitoring.
Raising awareness about the importance of ecosystem restoration and rewilding.
Fostering collaboration among rewilding practitioners and professionals.
Developing best practices and techniques for successful rewilding projects.
Providing access to tools and restoration advice for rewilding projects around the world.
Science into action —
We contribute to the SDGs
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future.
A global programme —
Rewild the world
Training, experiences and expeditions
With over 30 years of combined experience, the Rewilding Academy is recognized as a leader in capacity development and training.