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2012 Autumn Conference

Renewable Energy and Biodiversity Impacts

Date: 7-8 November 2012

Venue: Cardiff, Wales

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- Also available are the speakers' biogs and abstracts here >>

- Conference presentations can now be downloaded as pdfs, see list below:

Keynote speeches: Renewables and Biodiversity – What are the Big Issues?
Tony Juniper, IEEM Patron & Maf Smith, Renewable UK
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Professional Practice for Ecologists Working in the Renewables Sector
Bernice Roberts & Pete Etheridge, The Landmark Practice
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Remote Sensing Techniques for Renewable Projects
Stuart Clough, APEM
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Bat Surveys for Wind Farms – Best Practice
Matthew Hobbs, BSG
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Bats and Small Scale Wind Turbines
Kirsty Park, University of Stirling
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Good Practice with Hydropower
Mike Evans, Environment Agency
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Impact of Renewables on the Marine Environment
Martin Attrill, Marine Institute, Plymouth University
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The Consents Regime for Off-shore Renewables
Ross Hodson, Marine Management Organisation
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Decision-making to Achieve the Best Biodiversity Outcomes
Hugh Watson, AMEC
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Habitat Displacement of Birds
Mathew Denny, Denny Ecology
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Birds and Collision Risk
John Allan, Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA)
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Do Wind Turbines Disturb Waterbirds?
Richard Nairn, Natura/University College Cork
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Birds and Wind Farms – Is Construction the Big Risk?
Benedict Gove, RSPB
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Wind Farms and Peatland Conservation
Tom Dargie, Boreas Ecology
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Results of the National Bat and Wind Turbines Project
Fiona Mathews, Exeter University
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LPA Perspective – Generating a Positive Approach
Adrian Lea, Cornwall Council
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Timely Accurate Advice – A Crucial Role for the Statutory Bodies
Owen Saward, REG Windpower Ltd
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Community Stakeholders in the Decision-making Process
Steve Evison, Resources for Change
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Realising the Value of Windfarm Environmental Assessments
Mick Green, Ecology Matters
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Protecting Biodiversity During Construction of Renewable Projects
David Lewns, Badger Consultancy
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Renewable Energy – A Proven Track Record for Delivering Biodiversity Offsetting
Andy Tharme, Scottish Borders Council
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Delivering a Vision for Biodiversity with the Renewables Industry
Stewart Lowther, ATMOS Consulting
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