Rewilding, although a relatively new concept, has taken on a different meaning for almost all those who use the term. From leaving gardens to grow as they please, to landscape-scale initiatives, many rewilding organisations also differ in approaches to describe what they hope to achieve.

The global authority in conservation, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) describes rewilding as “the process of rebuilding, following major human disturbance, a natural ecosystem by restoring natural processes and the complete or near complete food-web at all trophic levels as a self-sustaining ...


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