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ECOS 44 (3)- Guerrilla species restorations and reinforcements

HANNAH TIMMINS A tool for decentralising rewilding and generating public support or a disaster for [...]

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 39(6): Book Review: Endangered Species: Artists on the front line of biodiversity

ENDANGERED SPECIES  Artists on the front line of biodiversity Barbara Matilsky Whatcom Museum, Washington, USA [...]

ECOS 32 (1) Spring 2011. Big Birds in the UK: the reintroduction of iconic species. Peter Taylor

Abstract: There has been over three decades of success with reintroduction of large birds, some [...]

ECOS 33 (3/4) Winter 2012. Reintroducing charismatic species to Scotland: the rhetoric and politics of a 21st century agenda. Koen Arts, Anke Fischer, René van der Wal

Abstract: Little attention is generally paid to how experts involved in species reintroductions argue, and [...]

ECOS 44 (5.1)- Selling England by the pound

IAN D. ROTHERHAM Biodiversity offset as conservation opportunity or clever scam? This is an opinion [...]

ECOS 44 (5)- Biodiversity offset and planning gain in relation to habitat creation and translocation – the wise choices for wildlife

IAN D. ROTHERHAM Emerging in the 1980s and 1990s, ideas of habitat rescue and transplantation, [...]

ECOS Interviews: Jenny Barlow

Thoughts from influential nature conservationists… Jenny Barlow Career Highlights I’ve been lucky to do some [...]


CORNERSTONES: Wild Forces That Can Change Our World Benedict Macdonald Bloomsbury Wildlife, 2022, 256 pages [...]


SHAPING THE WILD: Wisdom From A Welsh Hill Farm David Elias Calon, 2023, 232 pages [...]

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