Archive of: Re Wilding Conservation

  • Rewilding Parliament

    12 November 2019

    Rewilding Parliament

    Thanks to the support of over 100,000 people who signed a petition, Rewilding Britain were able to secure a parliamentary debate, and a unanimous vote, that restoring nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown is a priority.

     
  • Landscape Innovation  - What is it and why do we need it?

    24 October 2019

    Landscape Innovation - What is it and why do we need it?

    To try and integrate some of the more novel wildlife conservation ideas with the old, Sussex Wildlife Trust and Sussex University are hosting a Landscape Innovation Conference in early 2020.

     
  • Sussex Kelp

    07 October 2019

    Sussex Kelp

    Ian Hendry from the Blue Marine Foundation writes about the Sussex Kelp initiative

     
  • The language of the land

    31 July 2019

    The language of the land

    In a world which is inundated by emoji’s, texts, emails, podcasts, tweets, blogs, chats, posts, etc, it can be hard to hear the language of the natural world around us. Fran Southgate writes about the power of words in nature conservation.

     
  • Natural Climate Solutions

    24 June 2019

    Natural Climate Solutions

    Can we really avert Climate Crisis ?

     
  • Wilding will help tackle climate change

    23 April 2019

    Wilding will help tackle climate change

    Rewilding and the restoration of our natural systems can draw millions of tonnes of CO2 out of the air. We can help to stop climate breakdown, but we need to be innovative, and we need to act fast.

     
  • Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    18 April 2019

    Where did barn owls live before we built barns?

    In our human-centric way, we create human solutions to wildlife problems – problems which are generally caused by humans in the first place. Fran Southgate argues that we need a bit of a conservation brain retrofit.

     
  • Behaving like beavers

    18 December 2018

    Behaving like beavers

    Our Sussex Flow Initiative Project Officers are mimicking what our ancient natural ecosystem engineers, the beaver, would have done naturally.

     
  • Nature's Engineers

    11 November 2018

    Nature's Engineers

    How wildlife shapes our landscapes

     
  • Self-willed Wildlife

    21 August 2018

    Self-willed Wildlife

    The notion of self-willed wildlife is emerging at the moment. It is, in effect, a trusting that nature knows what is best for itself, and a handing back of the reigns to nature.

     
  • 30 Years After the Great Storm - Controllers versus Arcadians

    12 November 2017

    30 Years After the Great Storm - Controllers versus Arcadians

    Should we control nature or should we let it control us? This is more than a question about practical conservation management.

     
  • 30 years after the Great Storm - copying storms

    07 November 2017

    30 years after the Great Storm - copying storms

    If natural disturbance is a good, indeed driving force in nature, can disturbance from humans have a similar effect?