Dec 03, 2018Rewilding

What Types of Animals Can Benefit from Rewilding Initiatives?

Rewilding has attracted a lot of media attention in the last few years. The idea behind rewilding is that by reintroducing predators into an environment and allowing nature to take its course, the environment will recover and perform at its best. By letting plants grow wild, predators hunt prey, and the cycle of life to […]

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Dec 02, 2018Rewilding

What Is Rewilding and Why Should You Do It?

Rewilding is a form of conservation aimed at restoring the natural processes of the land through reintroducing native flora and fauna and taking a more hands-off approach to conservation. The idea has been practiced for decades, although it originally didn’t have a name. It was Dave Foreman who coined the term “rewilding” in 1990, and […]

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Nov 24, 2018Rewilding

How Many Rewilding Initiatives Are There in the World?

Rewilding is a large-scale conservation project which involves protecting land from human interference and simply letting nature take its course. While some traditional nature projects are quite hands-on and involve the people behind the projects controlling the population of specific animals, trimming trees or controlling pests, rewilding involves a more hands-off approach. Rewilding can take […]

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Nov 23, 2018Rewilding

Who Started Rewilding and Why Does It Matter so Much?

Rewilding is a relatively new approach to conservation that is incredibly important. The term was coined by Dave Foreman, an activist, and conservationist who founded Earth First and also helped establish the Wildlands Network and Rewilding Institute. The term first appeared in Newsweek’s “Trying to Take Back the Planet” in February 1990. Foreman’s work was […]

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Nov 21, 2018Rewilding

Can Rewilding Be Done in a City Environment?

Rewilding is the latest trend in conservation, and it is something that is attracting a lot of attention even in the mainstream media. The idea behind rewilding is that instead of carefully curating the activities of nature, people sit back and allow nature to take its course. Many rewilding projects take place on now-barren farmland […]

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Nov 20, 2018Rewilding

Rewilding in Forest, Mountain, and Ocean Environments

Ever since George Monbiot spoke about rewilding, it has attracted a stream of attention from not just conservationists, but community campaigners and the mainstream media. Monbiot called upon the public to “make Britain wild again” and his message was not just limited to the U.K.1 As a respected international columnist, his thoughts spread across continents […]

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Nov 19, 2018Rewilding

How to Start a Rewilding Initiative in Your Community

Rewilding is a modern form of conservation that involves taking a hands-off approach to nature. Instead of carefully curating what grows where, managing populations, killing weeds, mowing grass, and controlling every bit of marsh and brush, those who support rewilding allow nature to do its own thing. They let predators control populations and let plants […]

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Nov 17, 2018Rewilding

Can Experiencing a Rewilding Trip Change Your Life?

Rewilding is an important new trend in conservation, promising to change the world and the people in it. For decades, young people have taken gap years to go see the world before starting university. They’ve traveled to remote villages to dig wells or build shelters, volunteered to take care of animals, and enjoyed other experiences […]

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