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Think tank finds human impacts have reached a critical stage

Think tank finds human impacts have reached a critical stage

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has published a report urging politicians and policymakers to recognise the scale of the current environmental crisis. …More Information

Review warns of global insect decline

Review warns of global insect decline

A global review of insect population trends has shown 40% of the world's insect species are at risk of extinction over the next few decades. …More Information

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Last year we received nearly 100 membership applications a month, over 80% of which were successful. This is fantastic news for CIEEM, for the profession and for the environment, because the louder our voice, the more sway we’ll have with decision makers and the greater our chances of achieving positive change. Because whatever happens on 29 March, we still have a job to do. …More Information

CIEEM Patron proposed for Natural England chair role

CIEEM Patron proposed for Natural England chair role

CIEEM is delighted with the proposal that Tony Juniper, a CIEEM Patron, becomes the new Chair of Natural England. …More Information

Ecosulis launch Rewilding Tech Challenge

Ecosulis launch Rewilding Tech Challenge

Ecosulis have launched their first ever Rewilding Tech Contest in the UK. …More Information

CIEEM Spring Conference 2019

CIEEM Spring Conference 2019

Early bird bookings are now open for our Spring Conference! This one day event will bring together a variety of stakeholder perspectives to explore the rationale behind the biodiversity net gain (BNG) approach and critical success factors to its delivery. …More Information

Further protections for Poole Harbour SSSI

Natural England has extended the Poole Harbour Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) by 40% to protect its unique range of wildlife. …More Information

CIEEM President gives evidence in Parliament on Japanese Knotweed

CIEEM President gives evidence in Parliament on Japanese Knotweed

Today, our President, Max Wade, gave evidence to the Science and Technology Committee on Japanese Knotweed and the built environment. …More Information

National Audit Office publish report on environmental metrics

National Audit Office publish report on environmental metrics

The National Audit Office (NAO) has published a report examining the government's use of environmental metrics. …More Information

New guidance for bats and onshore wind turbines (Scotland)

New guidance for bats and onshore wind turbines (Scotland)

Scottish Natural Heritage has published new guidance for bats and onshore wind turbines, including survey, assessment and mitigation. …More Information

CIEEM Irish Conference 2019

CIEEM Irish Conference 2019

Less than 2 weeks left to book your place on our Irish Conference in Athlone on 28 February! This conference will provide forward thinking, practical advice and best practice examples. …More Information

Environmental Governance and Principles

Environmental Governance and Principles

Yesterday, Defra published the first part of the forthcoming Environment Bill. …More Information

Have your say on the Defra Biodiversity Net Gain proposals

Have your say on the Defra Biodiversity Net Gain proposals

Come along to a joint CIEEM/IEMA workshop on biodiversity net gain. …More Information

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales launched

Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales launched

Welsh Government has published Edition 10 of Planning Policy Wales, following a period of consultation earlier this year. …More Information

Gove rejects lynx reintroduction licence

Gove rejects lynx reintroduction licence

Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, has rejected proposals to reintroduce lynx into Kielder Forest, Northumberland in a letter written to the Lynx UK Trust. …More Information

Natural England seeking great crested newt experts

Natural England seeking great crested newt experts

Natural England is seeking scientific and specialist advice from a range of experts with an interest in great crested newt (GCN) conservation. …More Information

Defra launches consultation on biodiversity net gain

Defra launches consultation on biodiversity net gain

Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, has launched a consultation on proposals to implement a mandatory biodiversity net gain approach to development. …More Information

Photography Competition Winners Announced!

Photography Competition Winners Announced!

We're thrilled to announce the winners of 2018's habitats themed photography competition. …More Information

Photography Competition Winners Announced!

We're thrilled to announce the winners of 2018's habitats themed photography competition. …More Information

Review of Government's bovine TB strategy published

Review of Government's bovine TB strategy published

A review of the government’s 25 Year Bovine TB (bTB) Strategy, commissioned by Secretary of State for the Environment Michael Gove and led by Sir Charles Godfray, has been published today. …More Information

Committee Chair condemns movement of Natural England staff to EU exit

Committee Chair condemns movement of Natural England staff to EU exit

The Environmental Audit Committee has published a letter from Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove, stating 400 staff have been moved from Natural England, the Environment Agency, Rural Payments Agency, and other Defra agencies to work on Brexit. …More Information

SocEnv Opens Registration for New Cross-Disciplinary Environmental Webinar Series

SocEnv Opens Registration for New Cross-Disciplinary Environmental Webinar Series

To coincide with Green GB Week, the Society for the Environment has launched a new series of free webinars centred around the topic of ‘Waste Reduction – Six Months on From a Plastic Themed World Environment Day’. …More Information

IPCC Report Highlights Need for Coherent Strategies in Time for Green GB Week: SocEnv Response

IPCC Report Highlights Need for Coherent Strategies in Time for Green GB Week: SocEnv Response

The stark report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Incheon, South Korea last week highlights the need for a new UK Environment Act to give legislative backing to coordinate all Government strategies alongside changes in the way we all act. …More Information

Secretary of State launches Fisheries Bill

Secretary of State launches Fisheries Bill

Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove has introduced a new Fisheries Bill into Parliament. …More Information

Foreign Secretary pledges tough action on illegal wildlife trade

Foreign Secretary pledges tough action on illegal wildlife trade

Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has pledged he will do "everything possible" to tackle the illegal wildlife trade. …More Information

Employment & Salary Survey 2017-2018

Employment & Salary Survey 2017-2018

CIEEM’s 2017-18 survey of members’ employment, income trends and job satisfaction provides an important benchmark for the profession. It paints a picture of a hardworking, highly motivated and committed workforce. …More Information

Labour publish environment manifesto promising a 'green transformation'

Labour publish environment manifesto promising a 'green transformation'

Yesterday, the Labour Party launched The Green Transformation at their party conference in Liverpool. …More Information

Environment Secretary calls for major increase in protection of world's oceans

Environment Secretary calls for major increase in protection of world's oceans

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has called for a third of the world’s oceans to be protected by 2030. …More Information

CIEEM Irish Conference 2019

CIEEM Irish Conference 2019

Call for papers for our 2019 Irish Conference on 'Wading into Water: The Assessment and Management of our Aquatic Environment is now open. If you would like to show case your work, send us your abstract by 5th December. …More Information

Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the UK and Ireland (2018)

Guidelines for Ecological Impact Assessment in the UK and Ireland (2018)

We are pleased to announce that our new Ecological Impact Assessment (EcIA) guidelines for terrestrial, freshwater, coastal and marine environments in the UK and Ireland have been published and are available to view and download.  …More Information

Landmark Agriculture Bill introduced to Parliament

Landmark Agriculture Bill introduced to Parliament

Today, a landmark new Agriculture Bill has been introduced to Parliament by Secretary of State for the Environment, Michael Gove. …More Information

ILP and Bat Conservation Trust publish guidance on bats and lighting

ILP and Bat Conservation Trust publish guidance on bats and lighting

The Institute of Lighting Professionals (ILP) has launched the latest practical guidance on considering the impact upon bats when designing lighting schemes. …More Information

CIEEM Photography Competition 2018 – Habitats

CIEEM Photography Competition 2018 – Habitats

We’re thrilled to announce that our 2018 Photography Competition is now officially open!

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Commercial Impacts of Brexit on the Ecology and Environmental Management Sector

Commercial Impacts of Brexit on the Ecology and Environmental Management Sector

This report outlines the results of a survey, sent to both members and the wider environmental community, to determine how the Brexit vote has affected ecologists and environmental managers commercially. …More Information

Welsh Conference Speakers Announced!

Welsh Conference Speakers Announced!

The final line-up is here for our Welsh Conference on 16 October! …More Information

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