Burnt trees can be logged and turned into timber and other wood products. But removing them from the forest can have negative impacts on the wildlife.
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Removing trees killed by fires can have long-term consequences for wildlife.
An abandoned village in the Huesca Pyrenees has undergone ‘passive rewilding’.
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The abandonment of crops and pastures allows the natural regeneration of bushes and forests and the recolonization of fauna.
The Canada 150 Sequencing Initiative will sequence the genomes of 150 organisms important to Canadians, publishing the results in public databases.
By sequencing the genomes of other species, we can better understand our place in natural history.
Flaviu the lynx is still at large (file photo of a similar Eurasian lynx).
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Domestic cats often travel hundreds of miles to their former homes – so why not an escaped lynx?
Are you a beaver believer?
The case for why this dog-sized rather laid-back herbivore should be reintroduced to the UK.
Coming to a forest near you?
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There's more to reintroducing wildlife than just releasing a few lynx.
Anyone got any loo roll?
In a rare conservation success story, research has shown that numbers of wild large carnivores in the continent have been…
Duran, Duran, anyone?
Europe, the world’s most industrialised and intensively managed continent, is going wild. During the past three decades it has witnessed conservation successes with the most unexpected species: Europe…