Re-wilding North America

@article{Donlan2005RewildingNA,
  title={Re-wilding North America},
  author={Josh Donlan},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2005},
  volume={436},
  pages={913-914}
}
North America lost most of its large vertebrate species — its megafauna — some 13,000 years ago at the end of the Pleistocene. And now Africa’s large mammals are dying, stranded on a continent where wars are waging over scarce resources. However much we would wish otherwise, humans will continue to cause extinctions, change ecosystems and alter the course of evolution. Here, we outline a bold plan for preserving some of our global megafaunal heritage — one that aims to restore some of the… CONTINUE READING
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