Publications

Please find below a list of blogs, news items, papers and publications related to Ecosulis and the rewilding and restoration space.

Scotland the Brave

Posted by Daniel Allen on 06/24/2019
Committed to a bold and visionary new way of managing land, partners in the Cairngorms Connect project are working towards a wilder, more forested Scottish Highlands.   

Meet the Ecosulis Biodiversity Team

Posted by Daniel Allen on 06/20/2019
With a background spanning industry, third sector and academia, the hugely experienced Ecosulis Biodiversity Team offers clients a diverse range of skills and expertise. Learn more about our fab five here.... 

The South Downs National Park: Wild nature on the up

Posted by Daniel Allen on 06/14/2019
In the UK's newest national park, the restoration of landscapes and wildlife populations is generating a range of benefits.    

Capital Connection

Posted by Daniel Allen on 06/04/2019
A growing number of British cities are now reevaluating their natural assets. In Greater Manchester a pioneering new plan could leverage such assets to generate returns for both investors and society.  

Ecosulis Rewilding Tech Challenge enters feedback phase

Posted by Daniel Allen on 05/31/2019
The Ecosulis Tech Challenge, which closed on April 5, generated a number of interesting submissions encompassing a wide range of rewilding-related technologies. While the quality and potential of these submissions was high, the Ecosulis judging panel felt that five of the most promising entries would benefit from further development. The panel has now provided feedback, with the five entries to be judged again - and the winner announced - in the early summer.

Rewilding: A walk on the academic side of rewilding

Posted by Vance Russell on 05/17/2019
Edited by Nathalie Pettorelli (Institute of Zoology, London), Sarah M. Durant (Institute of Zoology, London) and Johan T. du Toit (Utah State University), "Rewilding" was published in January 2019. Vance Russell, Ecosulis Biodiversity Lead, shares his thoughts on this new book.

Natural grazing: an emergency measure

Posted by Daniel Allen on 05/08/2019
The UK parliament has declared a "climate emergency". As a nature-based climate solution grounded in rewilding principles, natural grazing could (and should) play a role in averting disaster. 

Ecosulis report on the cost of extreme weather to Scottish farmers features widely in UK media

Posted by Daniel Allen on 04/11/2019
The report, compiled by Ecosulis for WWF Scotland, featured in a wide range of UK media, including BBC.co.uk, The Herald, Good Morning Scotland and STV.

Nature Recovery Series: The Great North Migration – Is Nature Prepared for Climate Change?

Posted by Sara King BSc (Hons) MCIEEM on 04/03/2019
Climate change is already having a huge impact on our planet. Are our systems and habitats resilient enough to cope with these impacts? Do we have the networks available to allow a great north migration?

Scotland: ripe for rewilding

Posted by Daniel Allen on 03/26/2019
Progressive land managment models based on rewilding and natural asset thinking can benefit local communities, wild nature and bottom lines. Some Scottish landowners are proving early adopters.    

Conservation technology: a game changer

Posted by Vance Russell on 03/12/2019
Advancing technology can underpin better environmental management. But we need to develop and use the right tools in the right way.

Marine rewilding: time for a sea change?

Posted by Daniel Allen on 03/06/2019
With UN World Wildlife Day throwing the spotlight on subaquatic life, pioneering European restoration projects show the benefits of treating our marine assets differently.