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Category Archives: ECOS 36 (3/4)

ECOS 36 (3/4) Whole issue

Editorial: Loving the Greenwood. Geoffrey Wain Feature articles – In search of Nature’s renaissance people. [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Book reviews

Inglorious: Conflict in the uplands. Mark Avery Counting Sheep: A celebration of the pastoral heritage [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Plotting in the Woods. Emily Adams

Abstract: Revitalising conservation was at the heart of debate at the BANC annual event in [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Nature and two legs. Martin Spray

Abstract: Exploring, understanding, and enthusing about nature require both art and science. Download article as [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Iran’s greenest government ever. Janet MacKinnon

Abstract: On 17 November 2015, the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a 15 [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Revitalising conservation: the fountain of youth. Hendrikus van Hensbergen and Kate Huggett

Abstract: This article explores how we can engage young people in conservation. Drawing on their [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Rewilding gathers pace in the conservation mind fields. Peter Taylor and Alison Parfitt

Abstract: Two wildernistas, Peter Taylor and Alison Parfitt, take stock of developments as everyone starts [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Where next for landscapescale conservation in England? Lisa Schneidau

Abstract: It’s been over three years since Nature Improvement Areas (NIAs) started, as a first [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Managing for nature A farmer’s view on wildlife schemes. Martin Hole

Abstract: This article gives a farmer’s perspective of working with agri-environment schemes. Experience to date [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Evidence-based or evidence-blind? Priorities for revitalising conservation. Clive Hambler

Abstract: As conservationists pursue their goals of defending and managing the natural world, too often [...]