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News

100,000 sign to restore nature

100,000 sign to restore nature
03 Jun 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported our petition. Next stop - parliament.

Opinion

"Let's allow nature to take care of itself" - introducing our new Chair, George Levvy

21 Feb 2019

Rewilding Britain's new Chair of Trustees explains what motivated him to join our mission.

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

Second Nature

Second Nature
By Rewilding Britain
19 Nov 2017

Charlie Burrell on Rewilding Britain’s focus on developing pilot projects around the country, and a visit by BBC’s Countryfile to his own rewilding…

News

Welcome to our new rewilder

Welcome to our new rewilder
26 Sep 2016

Introducing our latest recruit Rebecca Senior – someone with big plans for small-scale rewilding

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

News

Lost Effra – an urban success story

Lost Effra – an urban success story
07 Sep 2016

A Lambeth community, guided by the London Wildlife Trust, is using rewilding techniques to create ‘rain gardens’ – breathing new life into the…

News

Reduce flood risk through rewilding, says report

Reduce flood risk through rewilding, says report
06 Sep 2016

A Rewilding Britain report highlights the key role of rewilding in reducing flood risk across Britain

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

Interview

A really wild interview with Chris Packham

A really wild interview with Chris Packham
By Rewilding Britain
03 Mar 2016

Our Director, Helen Meech, recently had a chance to interview TV presenter and rewilding advocate, Chris Packham, about his views on rewilding…

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…

News

Meet our Scotland director

Meet our Scotland director
By Rewilding Britain
19 Oct 2015

Our new Scotland director, David Balharry, introduces himself prior to taking up his position on 2 November

Events

Mammal Society's Autumn Symposium

Mammal Society's Autumn Symposium
By Rewilding Britain
15 Oct 2015

Rewilding Britain director, Helen Meech, joins speakers on 27 October

Feature

Should businesses take a walk on the rewilding side?

Should businesses take a walk on the rewilding side?
By Rewilding Britain
09 Sep 2015

Rewilding may be good for the soul but there is growing evidence it could also be good for the bottom line

Film

Rewilding Scotland: a short film

Rewilding Scotland: a short film
By Rewilding Britain
25 Aug 2015

George Tomlinson provides an insight into rewilding with some of the movement's pioneers in Scotland

News

Meet the director

Meet the director
By Rewilding Britain
18 Aug 2015

Our new director, Helen Meech, introduces herself and her early love of frog spawn

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…

News

Rewilding Britain on Channel 4 news

Rewilding Britain on Channel 4 news
By Rewilding Britain
14 Jul 2015

Channel 4 managed to sneak in a nice in-depth piece on Rewilding Britain before our official launch