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
(My own photo of the event, Kate Humble giving the introductory speech.)