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Tag Archives: Gavin Saunders

Crisis talks: old wisdom meets new energy

Two eye-witness accounts of November’s ECOS/UCL mini-conference To mark our 40th anniversary, ECOS joined forces [...]

ECOS 39(6): ‘A magnet for those who need it’ Woodland social enterprises and work with in-need groups

A new piece of research has shed light on the valuable work of a growing [...]

ECOS 38 (1): The role of BANC and ECOS: A space for views, or espousing a view?

As BANC and ECOS move more fully to a web format, discussion continues on the [...]


ECOS 37 (3/4) Family ties. Human views of Nature – time to see goodness before wildness? Gavin Saunders

Abstract: To be human is to be part of Nature. And yet to be human [...]

ECOS 37 (2) The wildness delusion: in defense of shared-willed land. Gavin Saunders

Abstract: Many conservationists need shaking out of lazy assumptions. But we should beware replacing those [...]

ECOS 36 (3/4) Winter 2015. In search of Nature’s renaissance people. Gavin Saunders

Abstract: Some voices say conservation needs to pull itself together and become a rigorous scientific, [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Community conservation at Neroche – surviving adolescence. Gavin Saunders

Abstract: The Neroche Scheme in the Blackdown Hills AONB started life as an agency-led Lottery [...]

ECOS 36 (1) Spring 2015. Re-freshing conservation: Cries from the heart

Abstract: Is conservation in a new crisis? Is the influence of the wildlife sector on [...]

ECOS 32 (1) Spring 2011. All you need is love? Gavin Saunders

Abstract: Mapping out a positive way ahead for conservation beyond the current period of austerity [...]

ECOS 33 (3/4) Winter 2012. Lands-caped crusaders. Gavin Saunders

Abstract: Right across the conservation sector we are beginning to talk about conserving wildlife in [...]