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Rewilding focus: restoring the UK’s natural fauna and flora

In the past, the UK was full of wilderness. It was home to brown bears, lynx and wolves, all of which are now extinct in the country. Instead, around 70 per cent of the UK’s land area is currently used for agriculture, which has decimated large parts of the ecosystem.

But could the land be used more effectively? And on an island so overpopulated by humans, might it be possible for a grassroots movement to restore those lost ecosystems?

In this video, we follow rewilding initiatives across the UK to learn how such efforts across the British Isles are progressing, and to discover if there could soon be wolves in the Scottish Highlands again.

View the original video here.

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