From rewilding to forest schools, our attitude to nature is changing for the better | Melissa Harrison

The statistics may be terrifying – but the UK’s approach to natural habitats is undergoing a quiet transformationIt was the WildEast manifesto that first brought it home to me. An ambitious project bringing together everyone from farmers and landowning peers to ecologists and gardeners, WildEast aims to return 20% of East Anglia’s land – an area the size of Dorset – to nature. The plan will reintroduce locally extinct species such as the great bustard, beaver, pelican and even bison, restore soil health and champion new educational programmes and policies on plastics and food production. Whether or not this exciting… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/nov/21/rewilding-forest-schools-nature-uk-habitats