Experiments with the wild at the Oostvaardersplassen

J. Lorimer, C.P.G. Driessen

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic


This article draws on a discussion of the differences between laboratory and field experiments to examine the practices and politics of rewilding. The analysis focuses on the Oostvaardersplassen, a flagship example that figures centrally in discussions about rewilding in Europe. The article reflects on the wider significance and potential of this wild experiment for conservation practice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-52
Issue number3/4
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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