Rewilding is risky but we can learn from past attempts to use it as an effective tool for conservation
New research studies the factors that determine whether large carnivore reintroductions will be a success.
Atlantic rainforests once lined the island’s west coast – and could one day return.
Tasmania’s emus were hunted to extinction in the mid-1800s but we could have them back – and their return could help other species survive climate change.
New research shows rewilding with invertebrates – insects, worms, spiders and the like – can go a long way in bringing our degraded landscapes back to life.
Wolves killing livestock are seizing an opportunity for a meal in a landscape with little natural prey.
Ecosystems thrive in places where human connections with nature go back generations.
These wetland birds were eradicated in the 17th century, but breeding pairs returned in 1979.
Mahmudia became a wasteland under dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu’s communist agricultural policy. But villagers fought to resurrect their home and reconnect with the wilderness.
A farming community in north-west Spain may hold the answer to coexistence with wild carnivores.
A new study suggests lynxes were in Britain as recently as the 18th century.
Wild beaver populations have the potential to significantly alter our landscapes, affecting biodiversity, water quality and pollution.
Even in small, densely populated countries, reintroducing large wildlife is possible.
“Will it become a wood again, how long will it take, which species will be in it?”
Solve the climate and extinction crises together, or solve neither.
All symmetrical lines and strict proportions, Enlightenment architecture believed that nature got in the way of reason.
By studying where rewilding has worked well around the world, we’ve worked out the dos and don'ts.
A new survey serves up a tall order for UK agricultural policy outside the EU.
Seagrass meadows are a powerful ally in the effort to slow climate change and reverse wildlife losses.
Britain’s native amphibians are in steep decline thanks to wetlands disappearing and ponds drying up.