Tagged: Rewilding


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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Bear Attack

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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