Rewilding Real Life Stories of Returning British Wildlife to Balance


Rewilding Real Life Stories of Returning British Wildlife to Balance Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: HarperCollins Pages: 256 ISBN: 9780008300470 Categories: , , Tag:

A hopeful yet practical collection of essays exploring the many opportunities and benefits of rewilding and how to get involved today. Highly illustrated with nature photography tracing landscape change over thousands of years. Rewilding is the thoughtful practise of letting natural ecological processes run their course to change a habitat. Both nature and people are enriched by the process. There are many ways of being engaged in rewilding, and a whole range of people helping to achieve it. Essays in Rewilding are written by professionals in in the fields of wildlife conservation, recreation, education, agriculture, and forestry, as well as by people actively involved in successful rewilding. Each one contributes to our understanding of what ‘rewilding’ really means, and provides a practical guide for more communities to strive for more connected, satisfying and sustainable lives.

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Praise for Rewilding 'Very much worth reading' George Monbiot 'A series of interesting and reassuring essays about projects small and large which necessarily explains what this important conservation tool is really all about' Chris Packham 'If you are fascinated by nature and think you could do more to help, then this may well be the book for you, for you will surely find inspiration in its stories' BBC Countryfile 'Superb anthology of moving, informative, poignant and yes, at times, hard-hitting essays' Scotland: The Big Picture Praise for David Woodfall 'Can a photograph truly be worth a thousand words? Yes, when it is taken by someone with the perceptive eye of David Woodfall.' New Scientist Praise for Natural Heartlands by David Woodfall and Kenneth Taylor 'A visual delight and contains some of the most exquisite landscape shots of the British Isles I have seen for a long time.' New Scientist

Author Biography

David Woodfall has spent 22 years of photographing nature. BBC Wildlife has described him as 'the poet laureate of British and Irish landscapes'. In North America and Europe he is better known for his work on environmental issues. He has won a number of international awards including category winners in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards and in Natures Best (USA). Both his books, Natural Heartlands and Flowers at my Feet have been highly commended in the Natural History Book of the Year Awards.