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Wilder review: A compelling look at how lost species are restored

The challenge of reintroducing near-extinct species to countries that have been affected by conflict adds complexity to Millie Kerr’s rewilding story



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3 August 2022

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Wilder

Millie Kerr

Bloomsbury Sigma

REWILDING is such a popular topic – there is a steady stream of books about returning habitats to a more “natural” version of themselves – that it could almost become a separate literary genre. But Millie Kerr’s Wilder: How rewilding is transforming conservation and changing the world stands apart from the pack.

Rather than following the outcome of returning wolves to Yellowstone National Park in the US, herbivores to Dutch marshes or beavers to British waterways, Kerr (a lawyer-cum-journalist) …

Source: Newscientist.com

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