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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

RSPB launches UK raptor persecution map hub

RSPB launches UK raptor persecution map hub

The RSPB has launched an interactive, UK raptor persecution mapping system that will allow the public to examine the extent of reported raptor persecution crimes throughout the UK. …More Information

CIEEM Welsh & Autumn Conference Bookings Now Open

CIEEM Welsh & Autumn Conference Bookings Now Open

Our Welsh (16 October, Cardiff) and Autumn (20-21 November, Glasgow) Conferences are now open for bookings! …More Information

Mairi Gougeon appointed Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment

Mairi Gougeon appointed Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment

Mairi Gougeon has been appointed as Minister for Rural Affairs and Natural Environment in the Scottish Government, as of June 2018. …More Information

Revised 'Low Impact' Bat Mitigation License (Natural England)

Revised 'Low Impact' Bat Mitigation License (Natural England)

Natural England has announced changes to a class of bat mitigation license available to registered consultants. …More Information

10 FREE Student Member Places at our Autumn Conference!

10 FREE Student Member Places at our Autumn Conference!

CIEEM is offering 10 free places at this two-day conference to be held in Glasgow on 20 & 21 November. …More Information

Government publishes National Planning Policy Framework

Government publishes National Planning Policy Framework

On 24 July 2018, the Government published the revised National Planning Policy Framework. …More Information

Working Towards a Greener Brexit

Working Towards a Greener Brexit

CIEEM welcomes the Government’s consultation on Environmental Principles and Governance after EU Exit. …More Information

New Brexit Monitoring Report: Environment published

New Brexit Monitoring Report: Environment published

The National Assembly for Wales has published its new 'Brexit Monitoring Report: Environment' for the period 19 May - 12 July 2018.
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Environmental Audit Committee publish inquiry report on the Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment

Environmental Audit Committee publish inquiry report on the Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment

The Environmental Audit Committee has today published its inquiry report, titled 'The Government’s 25 Year Plan for the Environment'. …More Information

Prime Minister announces new Environment Bill

Prime Minister announces new Environment Bill

Theresa May has announced that the government will put forward a new Environment Bill. …More Information

Government to Publish Independent Fisheries Policy Plan

Government to Publish Independent Fisheries Policy Plan

Today the UK Government has announced it will be releasing a Fisheries White Paper which outlines how the UK will manage its waters as an independent state. …More Information

CIEEM Patron Charles Gimingham

CIEEM Patron Charles Gimingham

Long-standing CIEEM Patron Professor Charles Gimingham has passed away. …More Information

CIEEM celebrates achievements in the sector

CIEEM celebrates achievements in the sector

CIEEM has celebrated the best of the sector at its annual Awards Lunch. …More Information

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