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Category Archives: ECOS 36 (1)

ECOS 36 (1) Whole issue

Editorial: Bob, badgers and business. Geoffrey Wain Feature Articles – Refreshing Conservation – cries from [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Book Reviews

Reviewed in this issue: – Eco-History: An introduction to biodiversity and conservation. Ian Rotherham, 2014 [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Hearts and minds – stakeholder management in the Cairngorms. Nicholas Moreau

Abstract: Conservation can emerge from collaborative management processes. This story focuses on CRAGG – an [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Consultancy collectives – a broader approach to wildlife research and survey. Mick Green

Abstract: This article reviews the trends in non-for profit consultancy and in the ecological consultancy [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Community management of public land: Keeping green assets available. Mark Walton

Abstract: At a time of austerity and a shrinking state we need to create new [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Wildlife and conservation in community woods: Business as usual? Alexander van der Jagt, Bianca Ambrose-Oji, Anna Lawrence

Abstract: Social and community enterprise projects in woodland management are on the rise in Britain. [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Community conservation at Neroche – surviving adolescence. Gavin Saunders

Abstract: The Neroche Scheme in the Blackdown Hills AONB started life as an agency-led Lottery [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. A Forest Charter: Pointers to the future from lessons of the past. Frances Winder

Abstract: This article reviews the challenge of making progress on wildlife protection amidst governments fixated [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. The expensive education of Britain’s nature conservation community. Alistair Crowle

Abstract: There seems little unified thinking amongst UK wildlife groups, resulting in a lack of [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Re-freshing conservation: Cries from the heart

Abstract: Is conservation in a new crisis? Is the influence of the wildlife sector on [...]