Circular Environomy

“The Scottish Government needs to now identify areas where new [beaver] colonies can be released. When I say new, some of these might be ‘recycled’ animals from the Tayside population.” http://markavery.info/2016/11/28/guest-blog-beavers-uk-jonny-hughes/

Reincarnating persecuted wildlife species could come back to haunt us.

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Hibermination

“Sadly, floods at the [sand lizard] breeding centre in Guildford, caused by unprecedented rainfall earlier this year, drowned them as they hibernated.” (http://www.rspb.org.uk/media/releases/382442-lizard-bonanza-at-rspb-farnham-heath)

The reintroduction operation has refocused on amphibians.

Predators

The complex and controversial debate about reintroducing large predators snarls on: “wolves, bears and lynx sometimes kill livestock and pets, and also deer and wild boar that hunters like to shoot.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22287080)

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the ‘apex predator’ of them all?