Paradise lost, Paradise restored? Why the conservation movement has it all wrong


From planting trees to breeding programmes for endangered animals, humans have been interfering with nature, but are these approaches really helpful? A challenging exploration of the conservation movement, asking what it is we are trying to conserve, and what is the perfect world we envisage as the outcome – our dream of home?

Keith Skene is a writer, lecturer, scientist and a former Rhodes scholar. He is based at the College of Life Sciences in Dundee. His main academic interests in work are evolutionary ecology and sustainability. He is also heavily involved in education and artscience collaborations.

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