SCF slams re-wilding proposals

The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) has strongly opposed the ‘re-wilding’ of Scotland and the UK proposed recently by species-reintroduction lobbyists.
"The arguments put forward by the predator-reintroduction lobby groups on the fashionable term ‘re-wilding’ are blinkered and simply don’t take account of the evolution that has taken place in the environment over the past centurie", said Fiona Mandeville, chair of the SCF. "You can’t just turn the clock back and parachute species in to a changed environment."
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Article by SCF

28 July 2015

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