Interview: Ben Goldsmith on rewilding, wild swimming and ‘hustling on behalf of nature’

Financier, DEFRA board director and rewilding advocate Ben Goldsmith talks to ENDS about why Britain needs to be bolder about bringing back lost species and how he hopes to create a “green heart of nature restoration” on his Somerset farm

by Rachel Salvidge
Ben Goldsmith: "There’s a wall of new money coming for nature restoration in a way that we’ve never seen before.” Photograph: Colin Stout
Ben Goldsmith: "There’s a wall of new money coming for nature restoration in a way that we’ve never seen before.” Photograph: Colin Stout

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