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Tag Archives: Wales


SHAPING THE WILD: Wisdom From A Welsh Hill Farm David Elias Calon, 2023, 232 pages [...]

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Book review: Divide

Divide: the relationship crisis between town and country Anna Jones Kyle Books, London, 2022, 288 [...]

ECOS 39(3): Caring for nature in a post-Brexit Wales

Are Welsh Ministers and departments working with or against nature in the Brexit era? Their [...]

ECOS 38 (3): Brexit landscapes of the Welsh hinterland

The character and the wildlife potential of the Mid Wales landscape remains uncertain and deeply [...]

ECOS 38 (3): All At Sea?

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

ECOS 37 (3/4) Stasis and the State of Nature in Wales. Mick Green

Abstract: The grim decline of nature in the UK continues. 56% of UK species studied [...]

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 33 (1) Spring 2012. A lifeless living Wales? Mick Green

Abstract: Consultations on green reforms in Wales, including a single environmental delivery body, have set [...]

ECOS 34 (1) Spring 2013. Fighting the green token – mid Wales revolts against turbines. Alison Davies

Abstract: 815 industrial scale wind turbines, plus 50 supposedly ‘domestic’ (100+ foot high) wind turbines [...]

ECOS 34 (1) Spring 2013. Welsh nature – riches to be protected or resources to be plundered? James Robertson

Abstract: This article considers the background to the creation of Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Do [...]