James Fenton www.fenton.scot
Towards a New Paradigm for the Ecology of Northern & Western Scotland. A synthesis of issues OLD PARADIGM The current landscape consists of degraded ecosystems, largely through past and present human action. Hence ‘habitat restoration’ is a key activity. NEW PARADIGM The landscape of northern and western Scotland contains one of the most natural vegetation patterns in Europe with, for example, the current rarity of woodland in many localities being a key biodiversity feature. Hence the concept of ‘habitat restoration’ loses its meaning.
A FUTURE FOR MOORLAND IN SCOTLAND The need for a locational strategy    December 2015Download pdf here14.5mb
Essays from ECOS 19 essays in the journal ECOS 1983- 2003, published by the British Association of Nature Conservationists