United Kingdom: Like a lamb to slaughter: Environmentalist attacks ‘ecological disaster’ of sheep-rearing

Independent: Its stark beauty may have inspired romantic poets Wordsworth and Coleridge, but for environmentalist George Monbiot, the Lake District has been turned by centuries of sheep-farming into something akin to a "chemical desert". And so the controversial environmentalist could be forgiven for feeling a bit like Daniel in the lion's den as he took his message of "rewilding" the countryside to a hostile audience of about 100 stony-faced Cumbrian hill farmers. In his most recent book, Feral: Searching......

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