From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Carolyn Roberts
Article
December 2018

environmental SCIENTIST | Toying with nature: Recreation and the environment | December 2018


Carolyn Roberts outlines the unequal struggle between economic demands, people’s enjoyment and the needs of the environment.


The UK’s National Parks...

Colin Green
Video
November 2018

Until recently, identifying and analysing for TPH, tars etc. has relied on laboratory GCs. However, measuring fluorescence across the UV and visible range can, in three minutes, identify and analyse petroleum or coal tar derived hydrocarbon contamination of liquids and solids immediately on site...

Graham Harker
Blog
November 2018

Air quality, or the lack of it, has become a hot topic in the UK, which hopefully means this book will be read by a wider audience outside the environmental science community. In terms of helping to facilitate change, it certainly needs to be.


The introduction starts with emotive...

Ed Turner
Video
November 2018

Agricultural areas have expanded dramatically in the tropics, providing food for the world's population, but posing a severe threat to natural habitats and tropical biodiversity. A crop which has attracted particularly negative press and been associated with high levels of deforestation is...

Gary Kass
Blog
November 2018

At its heart, this book looks to set out an approach to science and practice that can “transform society towards greater sustainability”. This is very much in keeping with the approach that we champion within the IES.


Ariane König, from the University of Luxembourg, has edited this multi-...

Ken Rubin
Article
October 2018

environmental SCIENTIST | Issues for the marine environment | October 2018


Earth is a restless planet, constantly renewing its surface by one or another geological or hydrological process, with the added impacts of human activities. Volcanism is one of the most...

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