Scaring animals is good for nature

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Offline thedoc

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Scaring animals is good for nature
« on: 01/03/2016 15:40:08 »
Living in fear of predators could be as successful as culling when it comes to controlling wildlife populations...
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here
or [chapter podcast=1001309 track=16.03.01/Naked_Scientists_Show_16.03.01_1004823.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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Check out George Monboit's excellent TED talk on rewilding
« Reply #1 on: 15/03/2016 09:39:46 »
Highly recommend you check out George Monboit's excellent TED talk on the same subject - including how reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone National Park dramatically altered the ecosystem and even the rivers:

Short video: search TED for video-how-wolves-can-alter-the-course-of-rivers

Full Ted Talk on re-wilding: search TED Talks for george_monbiot_for_more_wonder_rewild_the_world