Is nature really gaining ground from the lockdown, or just being noticed more and getting [...]
Disclaimer: while this piece refers to various conservation organisations and structures, I apologise in advance [...]
IRREPLACEABLE: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places Julian Hoffman Hamish Hamilton & Penguin, 2019, [...]
THE IMAGINATION OF PLANTS: A Book of Botanical Mythology Mathew Hall State University of New [...]
THE MISSING LYNX: The Past and Future of Britain’s Lost Mammals Ross Barnett Bloomsbury, 2019, [...]
Equids and extensive grazing in Britain: This article discusses the various issues associated with the [...]
Two eye-witness accounts of November’s ECOS/UCL mini-conference To mark our 40th anniversary, ECOS joined forces [...]
Alison Parfitt sadly passed away on 17th December 2019. Those of us who were lucky enough [...]
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Our April edition kicks off with an article by Mick Green on why he's quitting nature conservation:
"I’ve spent 40 years banging my head against hard walls – it is going to be nice to stop, or at least introduce a bit of padding!"
As extensive #grazing programs in Britain gain momentum, Janet Mackinnon explores the various issues associated with the movement.
What are the main differences between #conservation and #naturalistic models? Is the current #policy framework sufficient?