The return of large mammals aids in the rehabilitation of entire ecosystems, according to a new study

The return of large mammals aids in the rehabilitation of entire ecosystems, according to a new study

The reintroduction of gray wolves into Yellowstone National Park in 1995 set off a chain reaction of events. Herbivores like elk were kept in check and on the move by the wolves, minimizing their browsing impact on young trees. As a result, willow and aspen groves blossomed along watercourses, providing excellent circumstances for a healthy […]

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Wild lynx could be reintroduced into Scottish Highlands

Wild lynx could be reintroduced into Scottish Highlands

A consortium of conservationists that hopes to release wild lynx into the Scottish Highlands has launched a year-long study to see whether the public supports their reintroduction. The study, part-funded by two billionaire Danish estate owners in the Highlands, Anders Povlsen and Lisbet Rausing, will test whether farmers, landowners and rural communities will agree to […]

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