From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Gayle Burgess
Video
July 2018

In recent years there has been a surge in recognition of the positive impact behavioural science can have to help reduce the demand for a range of endangered species products; including rhino horn, tiger bone, elephant ivory, pangolin scales and more. Gayle Burgess, Programme Officer at TRAFFIC...

Paddy Fowler
Blog
June 2018

Our annual membership survey not only collects quantitative responses, but also gives members a chance to provide written feedback on our membership services.


Once we've summarised the numerical results (see our Membership Survey...

Nathalie Gilbert
Video
June 2018

Water quality is a crucial indicator to the health of river ecosystems, yet as many as 47% of European water-bodies do not meet ‘good ecological status’. With more than 189,000 km of river in the UK alone, monitoring is an extensive task. Current water quality monitoring approaches lack spatial...

Rhianna Jarvis
Blog
June 2018

In support of this year’s World Environment Day campaign, #BeatPlasticPollution, the IES ran a series of events in Bristol, London and Edinburgh showing the award-winning documentary, A Plastic Ocean. Each screening was followed by a panel debate exploring the scientific evidence behind this...

Clive Bentley
Video
June 2018

Spending time in tranquil spaces has clear benefits to people’s health and well-being. The protection and enhancement of tranquillity is therefore an important step for a civilised, healthy society. This applies both in rural environments, where current levels of tranquillity may be...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
May 2018

In the first five months of 2018, the IES has already made as many formal consultation submissions as we did in the whole of last year. But no, this isn’t because we spent the autumn in a David Attenborough-induced trance, chain-watching...

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