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Ecocentrism and wildness

PAPERS

Gray J, Brockington J, Hayward MW, Walmsley JD (2016) How the proposed reintroduction of Eurasian lynx to Britain illustrates competing values and contrasting views associated with humans and the natural world. Country-Side 34(5): 19–25. Link to article

Gray J, Curry P (2016) Ecodemocracy: helping wildlife's right to survive. ECOS 37(1): 18–27. Link to article

Gray J, Curry P (2015) Does conservation need an "exit strategy"? The case for considering minimal management as a long-term goal. ECOS 36(2): 28–32. Link to abstract

SHORT PIECES

Gray J (2017) Reasons for a reduction of humans' impact on the ecosphere. The Ecological Citizen 1(1): epub-002. Link to article

Gray J (2016) As if the rest of life mattered. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 48(1): 84. Link to article

Gray J (2016) The persistence of wildness in Britain. Country-Side 34(4): 25–7. Link to article

Gray J (2015) Fighting the fall of the wild (on a small island). Country-Side 34(2): 22–4. Link to article

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Gray J (2016) Ecocentric democracy: Enabling the rights of nature. Oral presentation at: Rights of Nature for Peace and Sustainable Development – Annual International Conference, 12–16 December, Geneva, Switzerland. Link to slides

Gray J (2016) An ecocentric framework for decision-making in rewilding. Poster submitted to: The Future of Wild Europe, 12–14 September, Leeds. Link to poster

Gray J (2015) Enabling a more critical attitude to assessing the benefits and costs for non-human nature of active woodland management: A systematic literature review to identify knowledge gaps. Poster presented at: Wild Thing? Managing Landscape Change and Future Ecologies, 9–11 September, Sheffield. Link to abstract

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

Gray J (2016) "The Real World": How Ecocentrism Diverges from Anthropocentrism. Talk at: Ecological Ethics (a meeting of the South West Futurists), 22 March, Bristol.

Gray J (2015) Self-willed land. Talk at an edge event to: International Permaculture Conference, 8–9 September, London.

Forests and insects

PAPERS

Gray J, Healey JR (2016) Overwintering sites of ladybirds, shieldbugs and allied species in Hertfordshire woodland: how important is aspect? Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 48(1): 86–8. Link to article

SHORT PIECES

Gray J (2016) Bugs in Hertfordshire: the 2015 terrestrial Heteroptera report. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 48(1): 89–98. Link to article

Gray J (2016) Three further additions for VC20 to the Atlas of the Hemiptera-Heteroptera of the British Isles. The Hemipterist 3(2):  130. Link to article

Gray J (2016) Some records of Hemiptera-Heteroptera from Hertfordshire (VC20). The Hemipterist 3(1): 56. Link to article

Gray J (2015) A new species of Lygaeidae for Herts and other updates to the Atlas of the Hemiptera-Heteroptera of the British Isles. The Hemipterist 2(2): 46–7. Link to article

Gray J (2015) Searching for six-legged jewels in an old quarry. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 47(2): 122–3. Link to article

Gray J (2015) The changing shape of urban woodland fragments in St Albans: A GIS analysis. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 47(2): 136–9. Link to article

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Gray J (2016) Do insects that overwinter as adults in British woodland exhibit a preference for south-facing hibernacula? Oral presentation at: Forest Insects and their Allies Second Annual Meeting, 5 April, Peterborough. Link to abstract

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

Gray J (2016) The little things that matter: The world of invertebrates. Talk at the Herts and Middlesex Festival of Wildlife, 31 July, Hertford.

Gray J (2016) Invertebrates on an old French lavender farm. Talk for the British Naturalist's Association Herts branch, 5 March, Welwyn.