Reduce, reuse, recycle, restore, replant … rewilding nature

“You can’t turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again.”*

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Oostvaardersplassen, Evamariakintzel, Wikimedia Commons

Discover magazine examines the idea of rewilding America by re-introducing keystone species (or their modern-day large herbivore equivalents) to reestablish dynamic ecosystems. At present, an Amsterdam reserve has brought together wild horses, deer, and descendants of prehistoric cattle to roam and graze. Read more here.

* I’d originally seen this quotation attributed to Benjamin Franklin, but online searches connect it with fitness expert Bonnie Prudden.

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