In this short video created by ReWild Africa, Stephan Harding – a renowned Ecologist and author of Animated Earth – describes how the restoration of land to its natural uncultivated state is intrinsically good for both humankind and the planet.

“We need to rewild ourselves psychologically through rewilding nature. Once we rewild nature, we realise wild parts of ourselves we didn’t know existed. When you do that, you start to feel the soul of nature, and the soul of nature is your own soul. The soul of nature is the human soul, they are indissolubly connected”