Back in October, I attended the Earthwatch debate on rewilding, which offered an interesting range of perspectives on the issue - and was followed by an enthusiastic audience with a majority in favour of reintroducing carnivores like lynx and wolf to the UK.
I've distilled my impressions into a feature which is out in Current Biology today:
How wild do you want to go?
Current Biology Volume 24, Issue 22, pR1067–R1070, 17 November 2014
Abstract and limited access to full text and PDF download
(will become freely accessible one year after publication)
(My own photo of the event, Kate Humble giving the introductory speech.)