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: 2014

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 Book Reviews

Books: – Where do camels belong? The Story and Science of Invasive Species. Ken Thompson, [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 Devon waterways: beavers stake their claim. Derek Gow

Abstract: In 2014 the River Otter in Devon became better know for beavers. This article [...]

ECOS35 (2) Summer 2014 A stormy idea: responding to rapid change in coastal ecosystems. Thomas Pryke

Abstract: The management of protected areas in coastal environments requires an appreciation of ecological, climatic, [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 Green and pleasant heritage. Martin Spray

Abstract: Ian Rotherham’s article ‘The call of the wild’ in ECOS 35(1) 2014 prompted some [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 BioBlitz: a growing movement in wildlife recording. Matt Postles

Abstract: BioBlitz events are local wildlife surveys often engaging public audiences to identify and record [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 The digital (conservation) age. Gina Maffey, Koen Arts, Annie Robinson, Rene van der Wal

Abstract: More than 70 scholars, policymakers and practitioners from around the world came together this [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 Closer to the natural world? The achievements of Access to Nature grants. Helen Bovey

Abstract: The Access to Nature programme helped nearly 950,000 people experience nature, many for the [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 The benefits of engaging with nature through learning in natural environments. Justin Dillon

Abstract: Learning in the natural environment has a number of direct and indirect benefits. So [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 The rise of citizen science: How can community research help nature? Kay Haw

Abstract: Citizen science is a popular way of gathering data and involving the public in [...]

ECOS 35 (2) Summer 2014 Navigating nature: how to heal our blurred vision of wildlife

Abstract: Parents, grandparents, and even teachers, are no longer able to ‘introduce young children to [...]