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Reviving Europe's Biodiversity By Importing Exotic Animals

Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, protection, biodiversity, ecosystems, environment, protection, nature, conservation )

- 1955 days ago -
cientists are conducting intriguing -- and counterintuitive -- experiments at several sites in Germany: Bringing back long-lost herbivores, such as water buffalo, to encourage the spread of native plants that have fared poorly in Europe's human-dominated la

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Ellen m (215)
Monday January 14, 2013, 2:30 am
Hopefully their extinction from the area wasn't part of Mother Natures grand plan..
It's been a long time, and I would hate to see an adverse impact to the ecosystem that has survived, though I guess they couldn't possibly affect it as negatively as man has.
Thanks Cal

Christeen A (368)
Monday January 14, 2013, 3:17 am
This sounds like a good idea. I certainly hope it works. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 14, 2013, 4:07 am
Interesting article.

Carol H (229)
Monday January 14, 2013, 5:02 am
noted, thanks Cal

Sheila S (50)
Monday January 14, 2013, 1:20 pm
This looks both interesting and exciting. I have the sinking feeling that wild animals like the wolf, that are hunted now, will need to be "re-wilded" some years in the future when the become extinct. Good to know there are folks out there with the interest, desire and knowledge to achieve this.

Eternal G (745)
Monday January 14, 2013, 3:40 pm
Sounds romantic but how practical is it, since all factors of these creatures' natural occurrence have irreversibly changed?

Past Member (0)
Monday January 14, 2013, 4:29 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Monday January 14, 2013, 5:58 pm

John B (185)
Monday January 14, 2013, 8:11 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the very interesting article by Christian Schwägerl. What a great idea and I do hope it will be tried in other locales and countries. It was also good to note that there is an effort in Berlin for rooftop beekeeping. Read and noted.

irene davis (74)
Monday January 14, 2013, 8:33 pm
Sounds pretty good.

Danuta W (1249)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 3:27 am

Tanya W (65)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:17 am
Noted thanks.

Kerstin Strobl (371)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:36 am
interesting article, thank you Cal and thank you Sheila for sharing

Suzanne L (99)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 9:35 am
Noted. TY.

Colleen Prinssen (14)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 12:22 pm
i almost want to cringe. they better know what they are doing.

Natalie V (27)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 3:26 pm
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