USEFUL LINKS AND RESOURCES

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• Rewilding projects of interest

• Links to native species databases
• List of Invasive species and red list databases
• Links to other sites and articles of interest

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Links to other sites and articles of interest.

The Rapid Decline of the Natural World is a Crisis Even Bigger Than Climate Change
How to fight insectageddon with native plants
Forest in a box Scheme
Knepp Castle estate rewilding project – One of our favourite inspirations.
Rewilding Britain. A great resource. Read about the amazing Summit to Sea project!
All Ireland Pollinator Plan
Self-Willed Land
Global database of over 18,000 edible plants
Plants for the Future – A great database of 1000’s of temperate zone plants and their attributes.
Fire effects on plants USA
Useful plants and fungii of the world (KEW)
Medicinal plants of the world and their services
Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970
Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals
Food forests Australia
• Food forest UK – The Agroforestry Research Trust – Martin Crawford’s inspirational place. Watch this National Geographic video about Martin’s forest garden “A forest garden with 500 edible plants could lead to a sustainable future”
The Amazon is a food forest
20 Urban food forests from around the world
Many species could be even more likely to go extinct than we realise
Governments could take decades to save species. Here’s what you can do now.
Why We Should Save The Last Tiny Scraps of Nature
Native Plants Amazingly Resilient When Invasives Removed
Half-Earth Project – share local species data
Yards with Non-Native Plants Create Food Deserts for Bugs & Birds
How spiders Increase Plant Diversity
Back To The Wild: How “ungardening” Took Root In America
The 3.5% Rule: How A Small Minority Can Change The World
Rewilding Patagonia: Chile’s Great Conservation Leap Forward
Lawns Are An Ecological Disaster
‘Alarming’ Extinction Threat to Europe’s Trees
Quantifying the Impacts of Defaunation on Natural Forest Regeneration in a Global Meta-Analysis”
Insect Diversity Decreases in Gardens with Non-Native Plants
World Facing First Mass Extinction Since Dinosaurs as Wildlife Populations Plunge by 67 Percent in 50 Years
CAP4NATURE – An Ecological Evidence Base to inform the Future of Common Agricultural Policy in Ireland
How To Identify the UK’s 10 Most Common Birds
Study Shows “Frightening” Decline of Insects & Spiders
What Is Causing The Decline in Pollinating Insects?
Host Plants for Butterflies in the UK
Want To Be A Rewilder? Here’s How
Here’s What Happens To Nature When Humans Get Out Of The Way
Weaving Insect Wildlife Back Into the Tapestry of Life
BRC – Database for insects and their plant foods

Beginner’s Guide to Butterflies