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Rewilding European Landscapes


ISBN: 978-3-319-12038-6 (Print) 978-3-319-12039-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. The Theory of Rewilding

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-23

      Rewilding Abandoned Landscapes in Europe

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-46

      European Wilderness in a Time of Farmland Abandonment

    4. Chapter

      Pages 47-64

      Ecosystem Services: The Opportunities of Rewilding in Europe

  3. Rewilding and Biodiversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

    2. Chapter

      Pages 67-84

      Bringing Large Mammals Back: Large Carnivores in Europe

    3. Chapter

      Pages 85-106

      Top Scavengers in a Wilder Europe

    4. Chapter

      Pages 107-125

      Rewilding: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Moths and Butterflies

    5. Chapter

      Pages 127-142

      Vegetation Restoration and Other Actions to Enhance Wildlife in European Agricultural Landscapes

    6. Chapter

      Pages 143-167

      Maintaining Disturbance-Dependent Habitats

  4. Rewillding in Practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 169-169

    2. Chapter

      Pages 171-190

      Rewilding Europe: A New Strategy for an Old Continent

    3. Chapter

      Pages 191-204

      Preparing a New Generation of Wilderness Entrepreneurs

    4. Chapter

      Pages 205-223

      Towards a European Policy for Rewilding

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 225-227