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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 33.3 December 2021

A kaleidoscope of approaches to rewilding in Britain

By - Sara King, Emma Oldham

In the sixth article in our Wilding for Conservation series, the UK’s first rewilding charity, Rewilding Britain, outlines how it believes rewilding can contribute to the recovery of nature, and presents a selection of projects that are currently experimenting with wilder approaches to conservation.

The momentum behind rewilding has surged in Britain over the past 18 months, amid growing awareness of the urgent need for action to tackle the global biodiversity crisis and climate breakdown. Drastic and ongoing declines in wildlife are tragic in their own right, but they also threaten the prosperity and wellbeing of current and future generations: the National Ecosystem Assessment (http://uknea.unep-wcmc. org) highlighted the fact that at least 30% of ecosystem services are in decline and the Dasgupta Review (2021) supports this, stating that the stock of natural capital per person has declined by nearly 40% in Britain.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist