The rise of nearly 800 mega-farms raises serious concerns over animal welfare, antibiotic resistance and environmental pollution. But it also poses a threat to everything that the rewilding movement stands for.
It’s hard to hear much above the bleating ruckus of the near 10 million sheep stripping the Welsh countryside bare. But then it’s perhaps no wonder voices are drowned out beneath the humming and baaing of those presiding over the land use for rural Wales, when sheep outnumber people three to one.
This week, it was ‘National Parks Week’. But buried beneath the celebrations and engagement events there are stark questions to be asked about the state of the 15 National Parks that the authority claims to represent “Britain’s breathing spaces.”
Whales are an important part of nature. A short whiteboard animation on whales, strandings in the UK, whale hunting … More
Rewilding and veganism are like two sides of a mutually symbiotic relationship between a cleaner fish and a mantaray. The vegans clear all the vacuous animal agriculture from the rewilder’s back and in return, they feed the soul from a vibrant recovering ecosystem. Here is a list of reasons why, if you’re a vegan, you should support rewilding, or if you’re a rewilder, you should embrace veganism. A UK case study.
Reflecting on my childhood and the discovery of nature deficit disorder, could Pokemon Go and augmented reality apps lead the charge on rewilding in the UK?