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ECOS Archive
ECOS Edition: ECOS 43 (3)

ECOS 43 (3.5)- Conflict, Post-Colonialism and Conservation: Endings and Beginnings

It is argued that the so-called Anthropocene has its beginnings in European colonisation.1 This seems [...]

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 [...]

ECOS 43 (3.3.2)- Retrofitting carnivores into British culture: Lessons from Africa and Asia

Arguments for reintroducing wild carnivores into the British Isles are often deployed on ecological or [...]

ECOS 43 (3.3.1)- Living with Tigers- Coexistence with large carnivores

Authors: Hannah L Timmins, Sue Stolton, Nigel Dudley, Smriti Dahal and Mike Belecky Suggested citation: [...]

ECOS 43 (3.3)- Conservation of Large Carnivores: Coexistence Lessons from Africa and Asia

The Year of the Rabbit, with associations of calm, peace and good luck, follows that [...]

ECOS 43 (3.2.1)- The UK Overseas Territories: moving away from colonialism in the environment?

Authors: Mike Pienkowski, Catherine Wensink (UK Overseas Territories Conservation Forum); Catherine Childs, Luke Harding (National [...]


ECOS 43 (3.2)- Post-Colonialism and Conservation in the UK Overseas Territories

A 2021 House of Commons inquiry into The UK’s footprint on global biodiversity noted: Around [...]

ECOS 43 (3.1.2)- Conservation on the frontline: Azov-Black Sea Ecological Corridor

Before the war The following account is based on information provided by Igor Studennikov, director [...]

ECOS 43 (3.1.1)- Ukraine: Transboundary conflict and conservation 

Introduction/Summary This article describes three existing and planned transboundary ecosystems restoration programmes in the Danube [...]