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WE ARE FORESTS: Inhabiting Territories In Struggle Jean-Baptiste Vidalou translated by Stephen Muecke Polity, 2023, [...]

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Undergraduate Highly Commended 2020: Plant blindness – the botanical bias that no-one has heard of

Plants are all around us from urban parks to the rolling countryside to the insides [...]

ECOS 40(5): Book Review: The Secret Network of Nature

THE SECRET NETWORK OF NATURE Peter Wohlleben Bodley Head, 2018, 264 pages Hardback, £14.99 ISBN [...]

ECOS 38 (5): Book Review: Re-enchanting the Forest

RE-ENCHANTING THE FOREST Meaningful ritual in a secular world William Ayot Vale Publishing Cooperative 2017 [...]

ECOS 38 (5): Book Review: Woodland Development

WOODLAND DEVELOPMENT A Long Term Study of Lady Park Wood George Peterken and Edward Mountford [...]


ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. A Forest Charter: Pointers to the future from lessons of the past. Frances Winder

Abstract: This article reviews the challenge of making progress on wildlife protection amidst governments fixated [...]

ECOS 32 (1) Spring 2011. Public forests – the wildlife NGOs: broken-backed but dangerous. Dave Bangs

Abstract: The strife over Forestry Commission privatisation has shone a spotlight on the wider political [...]

ECOS 32 (1) Spring 2011. After the revolt – a sideways look at the Forest. Martin Spray

Abstract: Voices raised during the public alarm over the proposed forest sell offs raise deeper [...]

ECOS 32 (1) Spring 201. Forest Sales – after the storm. Ian Hodge and William Adams

Abstract: On 27 January 2011, the British Coalition Government launched a consultation on the future [...]

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 [...]