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Rewilding the World

On October 8th 2014 acclaimed writer, George Monbiot and the inspiring conservationist Alan Featherstone, Executive Director of Trees for Life presented their ideas on the concept of 'rewilding' to a sold out lecture room at the University of Edinburgh. In itself it was encouraging to see that their were so many people interested in what these men had to share, that there weren't even enough seats available.


Monbiot and Featherstone, who come from very different backgrounds, set out to to describe their perspectives on the social, ecological and developmental benefits of rewilding, including the return of 'keystone species' to degraded habitats across the globe. They also explained how their own experience and connection to the natural world had inspired them to pursue their mission to connect people to nature and to their cause to improve the quality of the natural world left around us.


If you follow this link you will be able to watch Monbiot's and Featherstone's lecture:


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Rescooped by Rebekah Tauritz from Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Allows it?!

Video: Zoo conservation raise debate CNN

Will Travers OBE appeared live on CNN to argue the case for keeping wildlife in the wild. But what do you think?

Via Wildlife Margrit
Rebekah Tauritz's insight:

What are zoos and aquaria around the world contributing to wildlife conservation, research and conservation advocacy? Two experts briefly share their opinions. Food for thought!

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