Webinars content

Dr Eleanor Reed and Chris Stapleton
October 2021
Photo of land, half is muddy soil, half is fresh healthy grass.

This webinar was held in collaboration with the British Society of Soil Science, which explored how Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) can promote and support soil health.

There is increasing recognition of the vital role of healthy soils in promoting healthy ecosystems and...

Professor Julian M Allwood
October 2021

Ahead of the UN’s COP26 climate change conference, there have been calls and commitments from governments, international organisations, and think-tanks to phase out coal, starting with the power system, in order to mitigate the effects of climate change and meet net zero commitments.

K. Collins, E. Hill, Dr L. Greenhill and Dr. D. Fritsch
October 2021

The oceans and seas play an integral role in stabilising our climate and provide myriad additional ecosystem services that we depend upon. The worldwide ocean economy is valued at around US$1.5 trillion per year. 'Blue economy' is an emerging concept used to refer to ocean resources and economic...

Ethny Childs
October 2021

In the run-up to COP26 we have been working with our members, other professional bodies and environmental scientists from across the sector to shape the discussion and launched a number of activities in our STAGES on the road to COP.

For our penultimate theme, Economy...

Andrew Gordon, Luis Bassett & Jason Andrews
September 2021
Photo of a crane.

In 2014 the Mayor of London introduced bold new emission standards for Non-Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) used on construction and demolition sites. Many Local Authorities did not have the resources to enforce these standards, nor produce the guidance and training materials which the industry...

Mel Vural
September 2021

There are a large number of golf courses in the UK and Ireland that are located on the coast, where some are within dynamic habitats such as sand dunes, which have an important ecosystem function and provide many ecosystem benefits. However these golf courses face various issues that are linked...