From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Doug Weir
July 2020

environmental SCIENTIST | Talking tactics: Environmental protection and armed conflicts | June 2020

Doug Weir examines how citizen science could help to protect both people and ecosystems in conflict zones.

Armed conflicts...

Leanne Cullen-Unsworth
June 2020

UK seagrasses are under increasing strain and in an unfavourable state, yet these meadows provide critical ecosystem services. Seagrasses are threatened with annual global losses estimated at 7%. The reasons for this decline are complex, but commonly associated with poor water quality and...

Joseph Lewis
June 2020

Following the launch of the IES’ five principles for a science-led Green Recovery at the start of June, we have been continuing to look at the big challenges and opportunities to build back better, and what we can learn from a broad and interdisciplinary approach as we scrutinise emerging plans...

Ethny Childs & Rhiannon Humphreys
June 2020
Why work in the environmental sector?  

The environmental sector is at the forefront of addressing global challenges, with environmental professionals and scientists playing an integral role in the transition to a sustainable society. This sense of purpose gives those working in the...

Joseph Lewis & Danielle Kopecky
From the archive
June 2020

Last week, the IES set out five principles for the UK’s recovery from COVID, one of which was our long-standing commitment to policies founded on scientific evidence. In line with that commitment, we’re taking the opportunity to look back at a 2011 discussion with our now-President, Sir...

Joseph Lewis
June 2020

As the world begins to move on from the immediate response to COVID, the question of what the recovery will look like has become increasingly important. By now, the calls for a green recovery have grown into a burgeoning consensus, and we are left with a question of not if, but how, the UK...


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