Why the battle for Britain’s beavers will test DEFRA’s appetite for wildlife restoration

Angling groups and wildlife conservationists have locked horns over the pace and extent of beaver reintroductions in England in a battle that could be a key test of the government’s commitment to restoring Britain’s wildlife.

by James Fair
The battle over beaver reintroduction is hotting up. Photograph: Arterra/Getty Images
The battle over beaver reintroduction is hotting up. Photograph: Arterra/Getty Images

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