Heroes of diversity: “Rangers are nature’s first line of defence”

The Earth is facing the sixth mass extinction in history: this is what science journalist Philip Bethge writes in the German news magazine “Der Spiegel”. He accompanied rangers for a series in the run-up to the COP15 biodiversity conference to… Read More

“Bulgarians love their nature, but need education on its conservation” 

The National Protected Areas Control Agency (NPACA) started  as an NGO in Bulgaria three years ago to establish not only the ranger profession, but also a specific ranger framework for the country’s more than 600 protected areas. It is truly… Read More

“Swedish rangers have to vamp up to counter the lack of care about our profession”

The fact that rangers are not taken seriously becomes a problem if we want to protect at least 30 percent of the planet’s land and oceans by 2030. Sweden is a good example for announcing this 30 by 30 target… Read More

Storytelling: an essential tool for environmental education

Our ranger training on environmental education is all about storytelling: Denmark’s rangers will show and let participants try out for themselves around Frederikshavn from 27 to 31 March 2023 how storytelling can improve rangers’ skills in interpreting nature for environmental… Read More

Georgian rangers: defending wildlife in huge areas with few staff

Our project officer Maia has established the Georgian Ranger Association with the help of the international ranger network in 2019. Only recently at the ERC in Albania, the association celebrated its twinning agreement with the British Countryside Management Association. Today,… Read More

Out in the Carpathians: A ranger reports for rangers on our training

How do rangers in Romania manage large predators? How do they involve the local population and prevent conflicts? These were the questions of our recent on-site training in the Romanian Carpathians in cooperation with the Foundation Conservation Carpathia (FCC). Participant… Read More