News Archive

Please see below our press releases, archived by year, so you can see what we have been up to since our start in the summer of 2006.

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ILAND green technologies SA Power Growth of EOCA iLand logo The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is delighted to welcome ILAND green technologies SA, the leading Swiss company in the market of portable solar generators, as its latest member, growing the number of members of the association to 71.
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All the Gear - and no lack of idea Map and compass - your most important bits of kit? Conservation Charity launches Gear section on Website
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Conservation on Ice with Es Tresidder as EOCA’s First Ambassador Ski Mountaineering The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is delighted to name Es Tresidder as its first Ambassador. more detail
EOCA pays tribute to association President, Holger Bismann Holger Bismann, an inspiration The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is paying tribute today to its president, Holger Bismann, who passed away this weekend after battling with cancer over the last few months.

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Outdoor Industry raises over €23,000 for Conservation EOCA Conservation Fundraiser draws in a crowd! As the last monies come in from the OutDoor show in July and the figures are added up, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is delighted to announce that the industry has raised over €23,000 for conservation. more detail
Wild Roses Brings The Feminine Touch to Conservation Wild Roses Logo Conservation has received a boost on the feminine side today as women-only technical clothing brand, Wild Roses (International) AG has signed up to join the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). Following discussions at OutDoor in Friedrichshafen last month, Wild Roses has already shown excitement and enthusiasm for their new membership, suggesting further fundraising events they wish to undertake for the growing organisation. more detail
Patagonia Europe Named as EOCA Conservation Champion Conservation Champion Logo - and EOCA becomes approved 1% for the Planet Recipient.
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EOCA names Original Buff, S.A. as its first Conservation Champion Conservation Champion Logo During the infamous OutDoor Party at the OutDoor Show, Friedrichshafen this year, the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) took to the main stage to announce that they were naming Original Buff, S.A. as their first ever Conservation Champions. more detail
Project Announcement 2011 Oxygen bottles waiting for removal at Everest Base Camp And here it is!  The news you have been waiting for - all 10 projects (which is a record in itself) that EOCA will be supporting in the 2011/12 funding round.
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Events at OutDoor 2011 Beer and Fun at Outdoor! Sandals, Savings and South Pole for Conservation at OutDoor 2011!!

In anticipation of a hectic OutDoor this July, the European Outdoor Conservation Association is asking visitors and exhibitors to take a minute to plan a bit of conservation into their day. more detail
31,000 Votes for Conservation A great step forward for conservation The European Outdoor Conservation Association is celebrating today having seen over 31,000 people across Europe get online and vote for conservation. more detail
European Conservation wrapped up by Original Buff Original Buff supports conservation Funding for conservation projects across Europe has been given a hefty boost today by Original Buff. more detail
Marmot Signs Up! Marmot signs up! Outdoor brand Marmot has signed up to get involved as a member of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA). more detail
Join the public Conservation Vote! Project Voting Over the next few weeks, thousands of outdoor enthusiasts across Europe will be joining forces to vote for conservation projects worldwide. more detail
A Fistful of Firsts for Outdoor Conservation A Fistful of Firsts Following a very successful ispo, launching a new identity in a joint party with Patagonia, fundraising with Keen and Berghaus and increasing membership, the European Outdoor Conservation Association is delighted to have been able to clock up some ‘firsts’ from its members as well. more detail
Relaunch Party and Fundraising Relaunch Party The European Outdoor Conservation Association (formerly the EOG Association for Conservation) is relaunching at this year’s ispo with a joint party with Patagonia and fundraising event sponsored by Berghaus. more detail
Conservation by Another Name Conservation by another name Following a vote at its recent Annual Assembly, the EOG Association for Conservation has agreed to move the Association forward through a change of name - to European Outdoor Conservation Association. more detail
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"It was a great experience to receive the funding with the support of the people through an exciting voting contest. With the funding we managed to ensure preservation of another 10,000 hectares of wilderness in Küre Mountains National Park in Turkey providing safe haven for endangered species such as wolves and bears. We contributed to saving the last remaining priceless untouched natural areas in Europe so that future generations can also enjoy them."
Zoltán Kun, Executive Director, PAN Parks Foundation