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Posted by Daniel Allen on 9/03/2020

 

At this year's PlantLife debate, a panel comprising Professor Dieter Helm (University of Oxford), Clare Pillman (Chief Executive Natural Resources Wales), Dr. Trevor Dines (PlantLife Botanical Specialist) and Ecosulis Nature Recovery Lead Dr. Paul Jepson discussed the question of whether rewilding works for plants. The following blog is based on Dr. Paul Jepson's response.

 

 

Posted by Daniel Allen on 12/02/2020

 

Co-authored by Ecosulis Nature Recovery Lead Dr. Paul Jepson, a new paper by Oxford University scientists suggests that the landscape-scale rewilding of the Arctic tundra is economically viable and could play a significant role in slowing global warming.     

 

 

Posted by Daniel Allen on 12/12/2019

 

Rewilding offers solutions to our current climate and nature emergencies. Today 15 leading European rewilding organisations are calling for a wilder Europe and the inclusion of rewilding in the European Green Deal and EU Biodiversity Strategy post-2020.

 

 

A call to collaborate

Posted by Daniel Allen on 26/11/2019

 

A new way to generate value from land

 

Today we are at an important juncture in land and natural area management. Brexit is prompting a rethink of farm payments, political leaders are increasingly supporting a new restoration agenda, advances in ecology are inspiring “wilder” approaches to nature conservation, and new markets are emerging for authentic products and experiences.

 

Posted by Daniel Allen on 7/11/2019

 

Co-authored by Ecosulis Nature Recovery Lead Dr. Paul Jepson, the landmark study shows how culturomics-based tools could boost conservation outcomes.

 

The osprey is one of the top 20 most well-represented bird species on the Internet, based on data from the new study.  Image: Daniel Allen

 

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Posted by Daniel Allen on 8/10/2019

 

The recently released Glover Review calls for radical changes in the way England's underperforming national parks are managed. Those changes should be based on the comprehensive and cutting edge assessment of both biodiversity and people.    

 

Snowdonia National Park. Photo: Daniel Allen

 

Seizing the moment

Posted by Daniel Allen on 12/08/2019

 

The London-based team took the contest's £5000 prize with their proposal for an automated mink eradication device. Ecosulis will now collaborate with Citizen Zoo to develop their concept further.   

 

Scalable system

A proposal for an automated mink eradication device has helped Citizen Zoo win the inaugural Ecosulis Tech Contest. The first prize of £5000 was awarded to the team at the beginning of August.

 

Posted by Daniel Allen on 31/07/2019

 

A growing body of evidence suggests that interaction with nature can boost health and wellness and improve quality of life. At Ecosulis, Biodiversity and Health is one of our core services.

 

 

Well well well

Many of us already know that a stroll in the woods or along a beach can stimulate feelings of calmness and contentment. Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear and stress.

 

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Posted by Daniel Allen on 11/07/2019

 

Effective conservation demands effective communication. The Ecosulis communications team has recently been engaged by WWF-Scotland, WWF-England and WWF-Cymru, offering strategic advice and generating reports that raised campaign profiles and resonated with a wide range of stakeholders.  

 

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