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  1. dwatsonbirder

    Why are some people vehemently against reintroductions?

    ...or alternatively the two occurrences of nesting were so unusual they were recorded for historical prosperity. ;) Can history repeat itself if something has only been recorded once (without human intervention)?
  2. dwatsonbirder

    Why are some people vehemently against reintroductions?

    Hi Jurek, Some interesting points (also thanks to Paul) for discussion. Briefly regarding funding - although enigmatic species may bring in additional funds (putting aside the notion that some of these projects are privately funded), conservation organisations will respond (to a degree) to...
  3. dwatsonbirder

    Why are some people vehemently against reintroductions?

    I'm pretty sure that most ecologists familiar with the history of the Scottish landscape would take great exception to that statement, probably these people most of all: https://www.rewild.scot/ The "wilderness" landscape you refer to is made exclusively for the rearing and shooting of grouse...
  4. dwatsonbirder

    Why are some people vehemently against reintroductions?

    Hi again Gleb: https://www.birdforum.net/threads/why-is-the-rspb-so-against-eagle-owls.392948/ https://www.birdforum.net/threads/reintroducing-the-lynx.392819/ I know, I know, you're not Gleb, you're Jake. Man, these endless, ranting, reactionary, ill informed threads threads on rewilding are...
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