The last wild bears of Italy’s Apennine Mountains

Outlet: The BBC

The BBC: In the US, post-war urbanisation triggered worries about the disappearance of open spaces and sparked a new movement for land protection, according to Sarah Thomas and Sarah Reed, who wrote a paper on mid-20th Century attitudes to conservation and outdoor recreation in the US. “All of our understandings and beliefs about both conservation and outdoor recreation are cultural in origin,” says Reed, an environmental scientist at Colorado State University.