Nicholas J R White

Nicholas J R White

United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Series: Carpathia

Series: Carpathia

When it comes to environmental statistics, Romania triumphs across the entire European Union; boasting the largest surface of virgin and unfragmented forest and the most significant population of large carnivores, where bears, wolves and lynx are still commonly seen in their natural environment. Founded in 2009, Romanian NGO Foundation Conservation Carpathia [FCC], are spearheading efforts to protect and restore a significant area within the Southern Carpathian Mountains through the creation of a new European Wilderness Reserve.
 Carpathia is an ongoing series documenting the work undertaken by the organisations team of rangers as they embark on a revolutionary wildlife monitoring programme. All photographs are made while accompanying the team on their daily patrols of over 70,000 hectares of wilderness.

Targului River, proposed location for Beaver reintroduction programme. Raul Targului Hunting Area, January 2018
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Analysing bear tracks in the Rucar Hunting Area, May 2018
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Razvan, Wildlife Ranger, May 2018
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Members of the wildlife team patrolling Draganu Peak within the Rucar Hunting Area, October 2018

Members of the wildlife team patrolling Draganu Peak within the Rucar Hunting Area, October 2018

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Chief Ranger Bogdan assessing the bear cage on the outskirts of Rucar Village, October 2018
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The outskirts of Ciocanu Village, in the Dambovicioara Hunting Area, August 2018
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Animal tracks on a frozen Pecineagu Lake, Izvorul Dambovitei Hunting Area, January 2018
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Placing the bear cage in Satic, October 2018
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Mosu, forest ranger, photographed on his land in Magura Village, Piatra Craiului National Park, October 2018
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Felled forest in a winter storm, Tamas, January 2019
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