Beavers can help Britain fight the climate crisis – if we welcome them back

Beavers can help Britain fight the climate crisis – if we welcome them back

On Saturday 1 October, something remarkable happened. The Eurasian beaver was officially recognised as both a “native” and a “protected” species under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017. In England, that means it is now illegal to deliberately kill, injure, or capture the world’s second largest rodent, or disturb their dams, lodges or […]

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Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe

Back from the brink: how bison, bears and beavers returned to Europe

Top predators are making a comeback across Europe, according to a new report compiled by the Zoological Society of London, BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council for Rewilding Europe. These are some of the top species making an “exciting” recovery: Eurasian beaver Beavers started to decline in the 17th century with the introduction […]

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South Carolina County Encourages Citizens to Kill Beavers and Bring in Their Front Paws for Compensation

South Carolina County Encourages Citizens to Kill Beavers and Bring in Their Front Paws for Compensation

A county in South Carolina is encouraging citizens to kill beavers and cut off their paws in their natural habitat to ‘stop flooding in the area.’ The County is even incentivizing citizens to cut off the animals’ front paws, which they can exchange for payment of $100. The Horry County Stormwater Department’s Beaver Bounty program […]

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