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 37 (2) Editorial: Losing Control. Geoffrey Wain

Download editorial as PDF: ECOS 37-2-1 Editorial ‘Don’t be pushy’ is the message from Rob [...]

ECOS 37 (2) Nature and the call of the wild. James Robertson

Abstract: When ECOS first appeared as a radical voice for nature conservation in winter 1980, [...]

ECOS36 (3/4) Revitalising conservation – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Simon Ayres

Abstract: Nature conservation aims are not ambitious enough, nature reserves are too small, and the [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Editorial: Loving the Greenwood. Geoffrey Wain

‘It’s not about the money’ says David Blake in this issue, as he considers conservation’s [...]

ECOS 36 (2) Does conservation need an exit strategy? The case for minimal management. Joe Gray and Patrick Curry

Abstract: The spectrum of potential conservation philosophies contains the ideals of preservationists towards one end [...]

ECOS 33 (1) Spring 2012. Heartlands and wildwoods. Sophie Wynne Jones

Abstract: This article considers the potential for native woodland restoration in the Welsh Uplands. It [...]

ECOS 34 (3/4) Winter 2013. The road to Salamanca. little heart at the 2013 World Wilderness Congress. Peter Taylor

Abstract: The 10th World Wilderness Congress, WILD10, was held in October 2013 in Salamanca, Spain. [...]

ECOS 35 (3/4) Winter 2014. Experiments with the wild at the Oostvaardersplassen. Jamie Lorimer & Clemens Driessen

Abstract:This article draws on a discussion of the differences between laboratory and field experiments to [...]

ECOS 35 (3/4) Cambrian Wildwood – new ventures in a wilder landscape. Simon Ayres and Sophie Wynne-Jones

Abstract: Cambrian Wildwood is an ambitious project to rewild an area in the uplands of [...]

ECOS 35 (3/4) Winter 2014. Making real space for nature: a continuum approach to UK conservation. Steve Carver

Abstract: Traditional conservation concerns over wildlife loss, cherished habitats and landscape heritage are holding back [...]