ECOS Feature Articles

Welcome to the ECOS Archive - a compendium of 40 years of commentary and challenging writing on nature conservation in Britain.

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ECOS Archive
ECOS Edition: 2012

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Planning and site safeguard – time to step up for nature. Andre Farrar

Abstract: How can prime wildlife sites be safeguarded amidst current forces which threaten to undermine [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Councils in adversity – why less isn’t more for nature. Mike Oxford

Abstract: This article reviews the feedback provided by wildlife staff across local councils in England, [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Conservation in a time of austerity – why fund nature? Mike Townsend

Abstract: Why has an appealing subject like wildlife protection and the environment become an easy [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Paying our way: affording nature in hard times. Tony Whitbread

Abstract: Is looking after the environment an act of charity, to be funded by those [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. From Rio to Devizes: a leap too far? Jenny Hawley

Abstract: It is easy to take the natural environment for granted in my own county [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Stasis in the forest? Martin Spray

Abstract: The final report of the Independent Forestry Panel includes some good news that is [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Forest politics – the battle for the status quo. Roger Bodgitt

Abstract: So the Public Forest looks set to remain in public ownership. That may feel [...]

ECOS 33 (2) Summer 2012. Editorial: What White Paper? Geoffrey Wain

Download Editorial as PDF: ECOS 33-2-1 Editorial What white paper

ECOS 33 (3/4) Winter 2012. Book reviews

Book reviews in this issue: – Fighting for birds: 25 years in Nature Conservation.  Mark [...]

ECOS 33 (3/4) Winter 2012. The Wildwood – giving up its secrets? Rick Minter

Abstract: Two children, two landowners and two zoologists were amongst visitors to the big cats [...]