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As extensive #grazing programs in Britain gain momentum, Janet Mackinnon explores the various issues associated with the movement.

What are the main differences between #conservation and #naturalistic models? Is the current #policy framework sufficient?

https://www.ecos.org.uk/horses-for-nature-equids-and-extensive-grazing-in-britain/

The three C's of #rewilding - Cores, Carnivores and Corridors - are well known, yet do they ignore a vital piece of the #rewilding puzzle?

A fourth C - Compassion - would ensure the #welfare of any reintroduced #animals in rewilding projects.

https://www.ecos.org.uk/ecos-406-the-golden-rules-of-rewilding-examining-the-case-of-oostvaardersplassen/

Beavers introduced to Yorkshire in 2019 may have prevented Storm Dennis flooding with their dams https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/latest-news/beavers-introduced-to-yorkshire-in-2019-may-have-prevented-storm-dennis-flooding-with-their-dams-1-10261513

Time to dust off this article in flooding and #rewilding @UKconservation https://www.ecos.org.uk/ecos-37-1-spring-2016-flood-management-and-nature-can-rewilding-help-steve-carver/

The gray #wolf was once abundant throughout Europe, yet #habitat destruction, human encroachment and human-wolf encounters led to their substantial extirpation.

However, as Erwin van Maanen explores, the #wolf is making a return to Northwestern Europe.

https://www.ecos.org.uk/ecos-406-return-of-the-wolf-in-northwestern-europe-a-case-of-spontaneous-rewilding/

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