WILDERCULTURE CARNA PROJECT Overview The main purpose is to implement easy and affordable management strategies on the island of Carna and asses their impact to regenerate the whole island ecosystem […]Continue reading "Wilderculture Carna – An innovative ecological restoration project."
I have often been told, especially recently, that you can’t be an environmentalist if you eat meat. On the face of it seems a simple conclusion; livestock emit methane and […]Continue reading "Flatulence, wildfires and bogs. The madness of measuring methane."
In modern conservation and catchment management there has been a great deal of emphasis on rewetting landscapes in order to restore the impressive ecosystem services the mires, bogs and fens […]Continue reading "Rewetting our uplands; is it always a good idea?"
Is a vegan diet better for the environment? We can’t and shouldn’t try to calculate the value of living systems by only using reductionist science that is centuries behind explaining […]Continue reading "Is a vegan diet better for the environment?"
What’s an acceptable level of animal welfare in rewilding projects? Lessons from Oostvaardersplassen. I was sickened to see the images on Twitter of the starving animals in the Oostvaardersplassen […]Continue reading "Acceptable welfare in rewilding projects."
A vision for Lake District fell farming Some of the most inspiring conversations I have had were around our farmhouse kitchen table with my ex-farming neighbour Jonny Birkett. Jonny is […]Continue reading "A vision for Lake District fell farming"
It’s not just about land management, Wilderculture is a truly integral approach. Have you ever looked back on the strong opinions you had and passionately forced upon others in your […]Continue reading "It’s not just about land management, Wilderculture is a truly integral approach."
Grass fed Meat and Carbon. Life’s got a bit hot and steamy in the land management world. All the talk of methane, grass fed meat and carbon is making me […]Continue reading "Grass Fed Meat And Carbon. Everyone’s Missing The Point, Here’s Why."