Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Rewild the World

Wolves were once native to the US' Yellowstone National Park -- until hunting wiped them out. 

But when, in 1995, the wolves began to come back (thanks to an aggressive management program), something interesting happened: the rest of the park began to find a new, more healthful balance. 

In a bold thought experiment, George Monbiot imagines a wilder world in which humans work to restore the complex, lost natural food chains that once surrounded us.

George Monbiot: For more wonder, rewild the world

In his book "Feral," 
George Monbiot advocates the large-scale restoration of complex natural ecosystems.Full bio »


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