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ECOS 45 (2.2): Undergraduate Award 2023

The Decline of Swifts in the UK: Causes and solutions BETH CRITCHLEY This article considers [...]

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 40 (4): Postgraduate winner 2019: Great crested newts: the modern canary in the coal mine

In recent years great crested newts have declined rapidly across the UK despite measures in [...]

ECOS 40 (4): Postgraduate runner up 2019: Wild animals fertilise wild ecosystems: but will we let them?

The collective impact of animals in fertilising ecosystems across the world can offer much to [...]

ECOS 39 (3): Editorial: Money talks

Editorial by Geoffrey Wain The UK’s National Parks are not National, or Parks. Steve Carver [...]

Urban Transformers

With the demands of a growing 21st century population and the cramped conditions of our [...]

ECOS 38 (3): All At Sea?

Marine nature conservation is not going well in Wales where designated marine protected areas have [...]

ECOS 37 (2) The red tape of rewilding. Jennifer Gooden

Abstract: As rewilding gains traction in conservation, a host of regulations and policies makes implementation [...]