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It’ll take away our livelihoods’: Welsh farmers on rewilding and carbon markets

Despite attempts to integrate them into moves to tackle the biodiversity crisis, some farmers still feel sidelined and criticised

Teleri Fielden is suddenly very despairing.

After skirting around the topic for the best part of an hour at her farm in Snowdonia, we’re discussing rewilding and the idea of restoring land to a more natural state and creating more nature-friendly farming practices.

Wales has become one of the focal points of the debate playing out all over the world about how farms and rewilding can work together.

Supporters of rewilding say the two can co-exist, but that farming has to change given it is the biggest contributor to nature loss in the…

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