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ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF REWILDING Sally Hawkins, Ian Convery, Steve Carver, and Rene Byers (Eds) Routledge, [...]

ECOS 43 (2): Passive Rewilding: A case for more trees on peat and fewer species reintroductions

A smorgas board of sophisticated rewilding initiatives are springing up across the UK, capturing the [...]

ECOS 42 (3): Time to put the wild back into rewilding

With rewilding in danger of becoming all things to all people we argue the need [...]


Postgraduate Highly Commended 2020: Lessons from Scotland’s rewilding vs. repeopling debate

As a number of authors in ECOS and elsewhere have made clear, rewilding is both [...]

ECOS 40(6): Editorial: Rewilding – connections and perceptions

Rewilding has been in the news a lot recently, from further releases of beaver (albeit [...]

ECOS 40(6): Movement ecology and rewilding

The level of hyperbole in the promotion of a Dutch concept of nature conservation, and [...]

ECOS 40(6): Principles of rewilding – from the heart

This article discusses the challenge of maintaining a social movement for rewilding in the face [...]

ECOS 40(6): Rewilding from an ocean away

A North American’s perspective on European rewilding I must admit, I look with envy at [...]

ECOS 40(6): The golden rules of rewilding – examining the case of Oostvaardersplassen

Helen Kopina, Simon Leadbeater, Paul Cryer This article adds to the “golden rules” of rewilding [...]

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ECOS 40(6): Return of the wolf in Northwestern Europe – A case of spontaneous rewilding

There are few cases of the striking return of a species once eradicated, particularly a [...]