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Welcoming Summit to Sea

Welcoming Summit to Sea
04 Oct 2018

It's been two years in the planning. Our chief executive Rebecca Wrigley shares her views on our ambitious new project in mid-Wales.

Feature

On a mission to mainstream rewilding

On a mission to mainstream rewilding
17 May 2018

Our special advisor Alastair Driver reports on 18 months of winning hearts and minds – and busting a few myths

Opinion

Rewilding the child: of wolves and dragons

Rewilding the child: of wolves and dragons
16 Jul 2018

Author Gill Lewis fell under wild nature’s spell as a child, and says young people need to experience the same kind of magic or much could be…

Opinion

25-year environment plan – is this a turning point for rewilding?

25-year environment plan – is this a turning point for rewilding?
By Rewilding Britain
16 Jan 2018

Green Brexit initiative could lead to the rise of self-sustaining, nature-based economies that work for people and nature

Opinion

Beavers are back and here’s how to live with them

Beavers are back and here’s how to live with them
24 Oct 2016

New field guide offers a practical approach that addresses some tough questions, says Roisin Campbell-Palmer

Opinion

Stem the floods – don’t hold back rewilding

Stem the floods – don’t hold back rewilding
08 Sep 2016

Rewilding could make a big difference but sluggish policy-making is slowing us down says Dr Steve Carver

Opinion

Going wild in Dorset

Going wild in Dorset
09 Jun 2016

Aspiring rewilder Hannah Sharland wonders where the wildness was at last month’s Rewilding Dorset workshop

Opinion

Visiting the Knepp Estate: a lesson in rewilding

Visiting the Knepp Estate: a lesson in rewilding
27 Apr 2016

Ben Eagle and his father David visited the Knepp Estate earlier this month to assess the potential of creating a similar project on their family’s…

Opinion

Here come the New Radicals

Here come the New Radicals
27 Apr 2016

The unrestrained idealism and energy of young people could dramatically force the pace of change when it comes to rewilding, says Nick Harvey

Opinion

The lynx debate: why claims that sheep increase biodiversity are wrong

The lynx debate: why claims that sheep increase biodiversity are wrong
25 Apr 2016

The National Sheep Association (NSA) recently published a report including claims that sheep farming benefits biodiversity. Rewilding Britain…

Opinion

Rewilding and flood risk management – the need for leadership

Rewilding and flood risk management – the need for leadership
By Rewilding Britain
02 Mar 2016

Rewilding Britain is calling for political leadership and policy support for rewilding to reduce flood risk and adapt to the impacts of climate…

Opinion

The Welsh Uplands – Death or Resurrection?

The Welsh Uplands – Death or Resurrection?
By Rewilding Britain
04 Feb 2016

The reality confounds all the good environmental intentions which have been promised for the uplands. Agricultural policy reform, agri-environment…

Opinion

My adventures in rewilding

My adventures in rewilding
27 Jan 2016

From reintroducing goshawks to planting woodland and digging ponds, falconer and farmer Nick Fox reflects on what rewilding has meant to him…

Opinion

Flooding, trees and rewilding

Flooding, trees and rewilding
By Rewilding Britain
08 Dec 2015

We believe rewilding has a crucial role to play in Britain’s efforts to adapt to climate change.

Opinion

Stop waiting for miracle and start rewilding, says Chris Packham

Stop waiting for miracle and start rewilding, says Chris Packham
By Chris Packham
22 Jul 2015

TV presenter, Chris Packham, joins our rewilding campaign and calls for urgent action to help nature

Opinion

Plotting hope: how one rewilding journey began

Plotting hope: how one rewilding journey began
By George Monbiot
14 Jul 2015

It took roughly 20 years for the penny to drop. As a young man, I worked in south-east Asia and Brazil, often with conservationists…