A Eurasian beaver swimming in Devon’s River Otter catchment, UK.
Nick Upton/Alamy Stock Photo
By studying where rewilding has worked well around the world, we’ve worked out the dos and don'ts.
Cheetahs in the Serengeti in Tanzania.
A J Plumptre
One-fifth of Earth’s land could be restored to wilderness by reintroducing animals and improving management.
Britain’s native amphibians are in steep decline thanks to wetlands disappearing and ponds drying up.
In 1935 Aldo Leopold bought a depleted Wisconsin farm and restored it to prairie grassland.
Bill Hall, AOC Solutions/USFWS/Flickr
Jan. 11 marks the birthday of conservationist Aldo Leopold (1887-1948), who called for thinking about land as a living community to protect, not a resource to exploit.
Climate-driven ocean warming threatens healthy coral reefs, like this one in Hawaii.
Hundreds of organizations are working around the world to restore damaged coral reefs. New research shows that rapid ocean warming threatens these efforts.
A restored prairie in southern Michigan.
Restoring former prairies that have been plowed under for farming delivers land, wildlife and climate benefits. But a new study finds that the weather plays a surprising role.
Juvenile blue tang sheltering in restored staghorn coral.
With coral reefs in crisis around the world, many organizations are working to restore them by growing and transplanting healthy corals. A new study spotlights techniques that help restored reefs thrive.
The tropical dry forest characteristic of Colombia’s Montes de Maria region has all but disappeared.
Felipe Villegas, Instituto Humboldt
As Colombia seeks to rebuild after fifty years of armed conflict, an emerging conservationist movement is linking lasting peace to healthy habitats.