To make our ecosystems as resilient as possible, we need species diversity – and that includes bees. Here, conservation biologist Sheila Colla explains their main threats and what we need to do.
New research gives insight into how best to set up hedgehog houses in your garden to help protect this endangered UK species.
One group saving trees in a tree museum, the reality TV show on a rewilding mission, and tips on coping with eco-anxiety.
Kenya’s Miti Alliance is growing a living seed bank to help counteract deforestation, preserve indigenous tree species and boost knowledge of local ecosystems.
Anxious about the state of the planet? Welcome to the club. Here's what you need to know about why it happens and what might help.
This reforestation project is helping New Zealanders plant native trees across Aotearoa to support biodiversity and the fight against climate change. Here’s how they’re doing it.
The one-two punch of landscape change and climate change are making matters worse for wolverines. Here's how we can make a difference.
So you're ready to start rewilding your yard. But how do you get rid of the grass? Here are three top options.
A new book uncovers the development of the world’s most widespread environmental management practice.
Oliver Clanford has spent the past eight years rewilding a piece of his land. Now, he wants other small landowners to join in.
One way to encourage people to grow wildlife-safe, low-water gardens that feature native plants? Give them the HGTV treatment.
The forgotten hero of climate change and one project that's tripled a caribou herd. Plus, how even small green spaces help cool cities.
Heat waves hit cities hard – and with climate change, they're only getting worse. Here's how even small gardens, parks and treed areas can make a difference.
The UK's peatlands hold billions of tonnes of carbon – far more than its woodlands. Which is why the 12,000-year-old Border Mires of northern England are finally getting the restoration attention they're due.
A new documentary on the famous Siberian rewilding initiative shows the people behind the project – and the challenges facing their ambitions.
In one project in British Columbia's Rocky Mountains, expanding caribou populations and habitats starts with protecting mothers and their calves.
Trees and forests are important to humanity in basically every way you can think of. These books explore that relationship and give us goals – both personal and global – to strive for.
Forests will grow back by themselves if we let them. Here's how a passive rewilding strategy could be the most cost-effective – and also effective – reforestation tool we have.
Is celebrity attention helping the cause? Plus, how one woman is turning her lawn into a forest, and how to co-exist with coyotes.
In this excerpt from her book Fresh Banana Leaves, Indigenous scientist and author Jessica Hernandez explores how restoration work in the Americas must include building relationships with the lands' original inhabitants.
How one New Zealand woman is reforesting her yard as a personal act against climate change that will support native biodiversity, too.
In this excerpt from her book Mini-Forest Revolution, Hannah Lewis explains how the Miyawaki Method works and what you need to know to plant your own mini-forest.
Urban nature matters, and municipalities are taking notice. From ending the battle with weeds to reconstructing wetlands, here’s how five cities and regions are making a difference.
Coyotes have a bad reputation that's entirely undeserved. Here's what really motivates them – and how we can co-exist in peace.
The low-down on bees and dandelions, some questions about tree planting and an essay on rewilding for the future.
The ecology of the past is useful inspiration, but it shouldn’t be a blueprint for restoration. Here’s what to focus on instead.
Not cutting your lawn and letting dandelions grow for a month is touted as an easy way to help bees. But one-size-fits-all solutions don't work for conservation.
Trees are great at capturing warming gases, but mass-planting efforts tell a tricky story.
Prince Edward Island used to be home to a rich variety of trees. Then agriculture took over. Here's how one project is working to bring back the woods.
How do we know that protected areas are really helping wildife thrive? An analysis of data from more than 8,600 camera traps has the answer.
Tips and inspiration for rewilding at home, new hope for L.A.'s cougars, and a South African wilderness guide's new memoir.
To help its iconic mountain lions and other wildlife navigate the city, Los Angeles is breaking new ground.
Rewilding the spaces around us doesn’t need to be complicated. We can start small, make mistakes and learn a lot along the way.
A new book tracks scientific research and restoration efforts around the world that are focused on saving this critical ocean ecosystem.
Stephane Laroye built a meadow for the bees. Turns out, he and his neighbours might be enjoying it even more.
From picturesque Mediterranean isles to New York’s bustling harbour, strategically placed oyster colonies are depolluting the sea with ease.
How you can help rewilders in Ukraine, the next young conservationist to know, and a tome for regenerative gardeners.
Team members are used to protecting the land – but that has taken on new meaning. The supplies they need now include telescopes and night-vision visors to watch for troops.
Lamech Opiyo believes co-operation is what will save us from the worst of climate change. Good thing he has the power to move people to action with his words.
More than 600,000 miles of fences crisscross the American West, blocking animal migration. Outside Yellowstone last summer, volunteers dismantled a few.
The trouble with Ireland's forests, restoring a creek in West Virginia, and a guide to reconnecting with nature.
Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle, but among all that green is a surprising reality: Native trees are being pushed out, creating ecological dead zones.
For decades, toxic runoff from abandoned coal mines has left streams and rivers lifeless in West Virginia. Here's how two men decided to reverse the damage taking place in their own backyards.
Urban beavers, nature books, rewilding heroes and redefining wilderness: our top stories of the year cover the gamut.
Life next door to jaguars, ecological restoration in the heart of the city, and our best books of 2021.
Some of them were new this year, some of them are oldies-but-goodies. All 15 are worthy additions to your rewilding-adjacent bookshelf or your gift-giving list.
We can live and even raise livestock successfully in a landscape with jaguars – if we do it right. In 25 years of jaguar-related work, this is what I've learned.
How do you get city dwellers to care about biodiverse, nature-led ecosystems? According to this former WWF staffer, urban naturalization projects can be an important first step.
Kelp forests are critical ecosystems and effective carbon sinks, too – but they're under threat around the world. This team of free divers and scientists is trying to make a difference, one purple urchin at a time.
An inside look at Scottish wildcats, author Emma Marris on humility and climate action, and a must-read book on what we can learn from the forest.
This massive reserve in the Scottish Highlands has numerous rewilding projects on the go. But the cutest and most ferocious residents have to be the Scottish wildcats.
The author of new book Wild Souls shares her thoughts on what we owe our non-human neighbours on this planet, what rewilding really means and why everyone needs to become a bit of an activist.
For six decades, beavers were unwelcome in Vancouver. Now, they’re taking up residence across the urban core. But can we make this relationship work?
An Indian rewilding project that's brought a village back to life, plus a book that will bring back hope for nature's resilience.
A doctor facing his own near-death experience heard that his homeland was dying. Once he was well, he set to work healing the land.
Australia’s native species are being driven to extinction – and habitat loss is a major factor. Here’s how one group is working with volunteers to help restore the land.
Our interview with Shamiso Mupara of Environmental Buddies Zimbabwe, plus a guide to starting a nature journal.
Deforestation has brought drought and hunger to Zimbabwe’s Marange district. Here’s how one activist is planting food forests to change things for the better.
Our interview with Shannon Te Huia of Pūniu River Care in New Zealand, plus a book on how you can get closer to nature.
Shannon Te Huia knew that restoring New Zealand’s Pūniu River would mean restoring the relationship between nature and people, too. Here, he shares some key steps along his journey.
Our interview with Victoria Hillsdon of the UK's Venn Nurseries, plus a review of book Wilding and some recommended reads.
Some people have a signature dish. Victoria Hillsdon, founder of what just might be Britain’s first dedicated rewilding nursery, has a signature plant.
Our interview with Limbi Blessing Tata of Cameroonian NGO Ecological Balance, plus a review of book The Future We Choose and some recommended reads.
Conservationist Limbi Blessing Tata had an “overambitious goal” — to rewild five water catchments in her region in Cameroon. With two Miyawaki forests already planted and a third in fundraising mode, you could say she’s halfway there.
Our interview with Jacob Murray of Canada's Topsy Farms, plus a review of book The Nature Fix and some recommended reads.
How do you launch a rewilding project on a small Canadian farm? It takes community support, inspiration from Attenborough — and local gym rats ready for true functional fitness.
At its core, rewilding is a conservation movement. It’s a recognition that the human relationship with nature is out of balance, and that the consequences of this imbalance are threatening life on this planet.