The future of biodiversity

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Rewilding a British farm

Isabella Tree is a British author, travel journalist and co-owner of the Knepp Wildland Project in West Sussex. In this interview with Andrea Catherwood, Isabella shares her story of a wildlife revolution on an English farm and what we can regain if we change our relationship with the countryside. Reflecting on the incredible success of the project over the years, Isabella shares the riches of the rewilding experiment and what can be learnt to encourage this level of biodiversity across the UK. She talks to Andrea about the events that led to her decision to give up farming and start to consider very different ideas on biodiversity and the transformational effect it can have on the countryside.

Isabella Tree
Isabella Tree
Author and journalist

Isabella Tree writes for publications such as National Geographic, Granta, The Sunday Times and The Observer. Her latest book Wilding – the Return of Nature to a British Farm charts the story of the pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex where she lives with her husband Charlie Burrell. It is the first lowland rewilding project of significant scale in England.

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