Reintroduced beavers, once extinct in the UK, could damage the ecosystem?

British fisherman and a number of other people have argued that reintroducing beavers or allowing the beavers that are here to thrive would severely damage the river and its ecosystem.

This is a peculiar argument and must be categorically and thoroughly rejected. Beavers are a native part of the British ecosystem.

While some people might argue a dam looks untidy, they have positive impacts on the health of the river
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Lowland gorillas have been sighted in the Equatorial Guinea for the first time in a decade

Equatorial Guinea lies on the west coast of Africa above Gabon. Sightings of the gorillas were made within the Monte Alen National Park. In the past gorillas with plentiful in this area that horrific poaching was thought to have eradicated them from this part of Africa.

first gorilla sighting in Equatorial Guinea in a decade
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A recent assessment shows that not only would Reintroducing species enriched the environments they go into but would also improve the lands ability to suck in carbon

The UK is one of the most poor countries in the world, in terms of the amount of biodiversity that we have eradicated and the ecosystems that we have lost. Reintroducing beavers Wildcats and potentially larger predators has always been talked up by those people who want to re-balance the environment. Allowing natural Processes to control the numbers of deer and animals like this would be highly advantageous to the ecosystem. But what this study found was that that if if these improvements are made then when a by-products will be the land will start being able to to become a carbon sink once again. From naturally returning forests and Woodlands to peat bogs.

The professor in question, made it clear that while he was entirely for the reintroduction of animals such as Wolves and bears ( and indeed believes within a couple of decades they will be back in vast enclosures within Scotland) the the carbon sequestration and other advantages could be obtained reintroducing animals such as Beavers and pine Martens which would allow the UK to start restoring its ecosystem so it can perform the functions that are required within the next few years, as acceptance amongst the public is high for the return of these small mammals.

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