Category Archives: re-wilding

Re-introductions – for species or ecosystem function?

Is UK nature conservation suffering from a chronic lack of ambition? Denmark re-introduces the Wisent or European Bison to Bornholm, a large island in the Baltic, to help with the conservation of its meadows. In the UK there has been … Continue reading

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re-wilding or pickling: are semi-natural habitats just museum pieces

This morning, without even realising it I have broken my twitterspat duck. Lost already? No, it’s some newly discovered species of waterfowl, a twitterspat , as I now know, is an argument via Twitter. And this morning (actually it started … Continue reading

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