Dive into 2024 with our New Year book recommendations

What better way to start the New Year than with a carefully curated list of books designed to deepen your understanding of yourself and the world around you? We’ve got together with the whole Common ...

Building Bridges for Inspired Action: On Landscape Restoration and Social Alliances

Research co-authored by Commonland colleagues offers practice insights into the importance of stakeholder engagement, and explains why long-term landscape restoration initiatives must invest in social ...

“Bioregional weaving”: a solution to Europe’s most pressing problems?

A recap of the Bioregional Weaving Labs (BWL) Learning Summit, November 2023. It’s a cold, rainy day in East Germany. A diverse group of people from across Europe sit in a circle, periodically placi ...

Bioregional weaving networks: Connecting people and land

Ellie Percey, Landscape Developer at Commonland, offers a reflection of the recent communing of the Bioregional Weaving Labs collective in Brandenburg, Germany, woven with inspiration from Robin Wall ...

Happy holidays from Commonland!

As we reflect on the journey of 2023, we find ourselves deeply grounded, and it’s all thanks to you. This holiday season,  we want to extend a warm and personal thank you to our incredible supp ...

Landscape finance

Revitalising Europe’s Landscapes: New Report on Financing Large-scale Nature Restoration

“Investing at landscape level requires us to look at our world through a different lens. An investment in landscape restoration is not just an investment in the environment, it is an inves ...

Commonland welcomes new Managing Director, Gabrielle Taus, to drive further impact in coming decade

We are thrilled to announce that Gabrielle Taus will join Commonland as Managing Director on December 1st, 2023. Gabrielle will spearhead the team through a transformative chapter in the organisation& ...

Regenerative farming and access to land rights are important for a sustainable future on a farm.

Access to Land Initiatives and the Commons: Four key takeaways

In modern society, the traditional concept of land ownership is being reimagined as a shared resource for collective benefit. The latest 4 Returns Community of Practice brings together experts to talk ...

Changing how we produce food is the only way to sustain both people and planet

The systems that we depend on for our daily sustenance are destroying the foundation of our societies: the natural ecosystems all species need to survive. With the world population growing and world f ...

Prototyping forest livelihoods to strengthen local governance

Nearly 25% of the world's population depends on forests for their livelihoods. When combined with community-based approaches to forest management these livelihoods provide multiple income streams for ...

The Regenerative Agriculture and Food Systems Summit: trust is paramount for a true transition

For the second year running, the Regenerative Agriculture and Food Systems Summit took place earlier this month in Amsterdam, bringing delegates together from across the sustainability and agriculture ...

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