About Ecotone

About Ecotone

We produce media. The company is headed by Chris Lowry who works with several talented colleagues to deliver projects.

Chris is an award-winning producer of internationally distributed TV documentary, drama, and animated films. He is a writer and editor of publications including magazines, books, training manuals and educational materials, and has overseen the production of many language versions of both print and video materials. Comfortable with all types of communications projects, his strengths are in creative collaboration, social marketing and persuasive engagement of all stakeholders for mutual benefit.

What’s an ecotone?

An ecotone is a transition area between two adjacent but different plant communities, such as forest and grassland. It may be narrow or wide, and it may be local (the zone between a field and forest) or regional (the transition between forest and grassland).[1] An ecotone may appear on the ground as a gradual blending of the two communities across a broad area, or it may manifest itself as a sharp boundary line.

The word ecotone was coined from a combination of eco(logy) plus -tone, from the Greek tonos or tension – in other words, a place where ecologies are in tension.

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Ecotone logo design by Rossignol Design. It is based on the ‘flower’ mark that Chris uses to identify the handcarved paddles and furniture that he makes.