Tagged: Rewilding

Is habitat in Scotland too fragmented for lynx reintroduction?

Is habitat in Scotland too fragmented for lynx reintroduction?

Reintroducing keystone species is currently a well debated conservation topic, with the reintroduction of lynx to the United Kingdom being at the forefront. With human infrastructure, especially roads, and remaining forest located in...

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The Virtues of Gardens

“The many great gardens of the world, of literature and poetry, of painting and music, of religion and architecture, all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the...

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Rewilding Part 3: Out of Control

To me, rewilding as a topic has many supporters that are, shall we say, too passionate. I have close friends that are practically obsessed with the idea of rewilding Britain and can’t stand...

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Rewilding Part 2: Real-Wilding

In my previous article I covered the basics of rewilding. What it is, and why there are some problems in achieving it. This time, I’m going to talk about instances where passionate individuals...

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Shooting for conservation: Does it help ?

In both the press and social media, there has been substantial feather ruffling and outrage about the large-scale shooting taking place on moorlands around Scotland. The aim, I imagine, is to prevent game...

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Rewilding Part 1: Defining a Target

Rewilding. A bit of a hot topic in conservation at the moment, with advocates such as George Monbiot pushing the practice into the public eye. Even this very website has had several rewilding...

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What makes a woodland good for wildlife ?

Most people would assume that any tree, even a few, would make a good place for wildlife. A couple of trees around the roads and gardens should provide habitats, right? Well technically that...

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Rewilding, Where are the mammals

The global ecosystem is intrinsically connected, one way or another, having evolved together in partnership throughout the millennia. The breath-taking relationships, the direct result of evolution between, for example the smallest of dung...

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