Tagged: Rewilding

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Should we bring back Britain’s Beavers ?

  Beavers are back! After having disappeared from the UK riverbanks, a family now flourishes down in Devon in the South West and a couple of growing populations reside up in Scotland. Considered a...

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Reflecting On Rewilding (Once Again)

Ever since I first picked up a copy of George Monbiot’s Feral during my time as an undergraduate, I have been a firm disciple of the phenomenon known as ‘rewilding‘. I concur fully...

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Rewilding: the Return of the Romantics

Fed up with Thoreau trying to convince you how much better trees are than people? Then let the beavers chew them down and save a Scottish hamlet from flooding in the process. Welcome...

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Flaviu – An Inadvertent Pioneer?

Flaviu – An Inadvertent Pioneer?

Almost a fortnight past, Dartmoor Zoo was the location of a daring escape. One centred on Flaviu, a male Carpathian Lynx, and his successful break for freedom. Slipping off the shackles of his...

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Why Scotland Needs Bear Attacks

Every year around one million people visit Loch Ness. However, unlike Scotland’s other more adventurous tourist destinations – Ben Nevis, The Old Man of Hoy – it is not out of geological fascination...

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Celebrating the legacy of John Muir

  “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful...

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Steve Winter

Lions and Tigers and Bears

Carnivores have long been the bane of human development. From the earliest times, humans have competed with other predators for food, space and safety. Today, long after the extinctions of many of the...

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