Royal family urged to lead rewilding efforts and transform estates

Royal family urged to lead rewilding efforts and transform estates

‘Massive biodiversity gains’ to be made, says letter signed by academics and public figures

More than 100 academics, experts and public figures have signed a letter calling on the royal family to rewild their lands as a public commitment to help tackle Britain’s biodiversity crisis and to show climate leadership.

Organised by the rewilding campaign group Wild Card, the letter’s 120 signatories include the broadcasters Chris Packham, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani as well as the leading environmental scientist Prof Sir Robert Watson.

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