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Introducing rewilding to restoration to expand the conservation effort: a response to Hayward et al.

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Note: Biodiversity and Conservation does not normally publish comments on contributions that have appeared in other journals. An exception is made in this case as this was first submitted to Biological Conservation but returned without review as that journal has a policy of only printing one comment on a paper, and they had already received and accepted another criticism of the Hayward et al. work. Further, the issue raised is one pertinent to a wide range of conservationists. David L Hawksworth, Editor-in-Chief.

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Anderson, R.M., Buitenwerf, R., Driessen, C. et al. Introducing rewilding to restoration to expand the conservation effort: a response to Hayward et al.. Biodivers Conserv 28, 3691–3693 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-019-01845-1

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