Blog

Rewilding news, features, guest opinions and more

Blog
FeatureOpinion

Beavers: getting ready to make a return from extinction

Beavers: getting ready to make a return from extinction
By Rewilding Britain
21 May 2020

After centuries of absence, beavers are set to return to the Norfolk countryside this spring thanks to the pioneering work of Wild Ken Hill.

News

The Langholm Moor Community Buyout: tackling climate change, ecological restoration and community regeneration

The Langholm Moor Community Buyout: tackling climate change, ecological restoration and community regeneration
By Rewilding Britain
07 May 2020

In the South of Scotland the community of Langholm is preparing for one of the most ambitious plans of a generation.

Feature

Wetter is better

Wetter is better
05 Jul 2018

The National Sheep Association says rewilding means more fires like those on Saddleworth Moor. Our specialist advisor Alastair Driver says the…

News

Helping nature help us can pull in serious money

Helping nature help us can pull in serious money
By Rewilding Britain
04 Oct 2016

A bold new ecosystem services scheme could be worth hundreds of millions to farmers

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

Reduce flood risk through rewilding, says report

Reduce flood risk through rewilding, says report
05 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…

Feature

Reforestation in Norway: showing what’s possible in Scotland and beyond

Reforestation in Norway: showing what’s possible in Scotland and beyond
By Rewilding Britain
20 Jan 2016

Scotland and Norway suffered large-scale deforestation over centuries but over the last 100 years the trees have been returning to Norway. It…

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.