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Tag Archives: politics

Wildlife Charities: Political Meddling or Acting For Nature?

There was a great furore recently when the RSPB called the Prime Minister and other [...]

Betrayal of Nature

When Liz Truss became Prime Minister I had the temerity to offer her advice on [...]


Letter to our new Prime Minister

Dear Prime Minister, Nature needs leadership Congratulations on your success in rising to number 10.  [...]

ECOS 39 (1): A Green Future

Is the Government’s new 25 year plan for the environment a sign it is desperately [...]

ECOS 38 (6): Michael Gove – what next?

The prospect of leaving the European Union has created uncertainty and concern about the future [...]

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ECOS 38 (6): #Rewilding

Twitter debates reveal the prejudices and the passion surrounding moves to embrace rewilding.    Over [...]

ECOS 38 (3): Political Events

2020 vision – do we have it? Over the next two years, nature conservation on [...]

ECOS 38 (3): Brexit and the Scottish Environment

Brexit brings uncertain challenges and unintended consequences for  Scotland’s environment. Keeping wildlife concerns integrated with [...]

ECOS 38 (2): Not only but also

Environment and wildlife groups are busy trying to influence policies before and after the election [...]


ECOS 30 (3/4) Whole issue

Download issue as PDF: ECOS 30 3-4 Full issue Editorial: A house without foundations. Martin [...]