The river I grew up splashing in has been quietly disappearing. This is a story about what it used to look like, how it changed, and what it could one day look like again.
Parts of our planet, particularly the British Isles, have had much of their fauna exterminated. Rewilding is the reversing of this extermination, and to get started, rewilding depends on humans such as yourself.
In 1880s Hawaii, a “giant insect” was eaten to extinction. No photographs and specimens remain, but the beast was probably a katydid, so it might have looked something like this...
A spectre is haunting the food industry - the spectre of entomophagy. Humans have always eaten insects. You however, have probably not.