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ECOS 39(6): Exploring the health and wellbeing benefits of environmental volunteering

Is there a link between people’s engagement with nature-based activities and their health? While research [...]

ECOS 39(6): Editorial: Nature and wellbeing

Editorial by Gavin Saunders Nature and wellbeing – time to take the medicine? Wild nature [...]

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 [...]


GOD IS AN OCTOPUS: Love, Loss and a Calling to Nature Ben Goldsmith Bloomsbury Wildlife, [...]

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ECOS 43 (3.4.1)- Healing communities by healing Country: Indigenous Peoples-led conservation in Australia

This article was originally published on the Natural History of Ecological Restoration website as Healing [...]

ECOS 43 (3.4)- First Nations-led Ecological Restoration in Australia

The final article in ECOS’s series on Conflict, Post-Colonialism and Conservation describes the work of [...]

Natural Infrastructure and HS2’s wildlife toll

Work on HS2 continues amidst continuing controversy over whether it is really needed, if it [...]

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