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National parks in England and Wales should not be protected as “wildernesses”

Nick Boles, the UK government planning minister has spoken in a debate in parliament on planning rules and suggested we should not be protected national parks as “wildernesses”. If only they were! National parks in England and Wales (as well as those in Scotland) are classified as Category V under IUCN’s  classification of protected areas, […]

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Yellowstone’s popular alpha female wolf shot dead by hunters outside park

Increasing numbers of wolves are being hunted and shot when they stray outside the safety of US National Parks in the north Rockies as reported in the Guardian Newspaper on 09/12/12. WRi’s Mark Fisher comments in the attached thread.

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