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Robert Ashcroft
Thursday, May 26, 2016

In September 2015 the UK Government responded to the Natural Capital Committee’s third State of Natural Capital Report. The committee recommended that the...

Recent reports

  • Air quality professionals are frequently required to assess dust impacts from mineral sites, particularly as part of the planning process, and there is currently...

  • Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2015.

    The 2015 Report features comment from our...

  • The IES is committed to promoting the crucial role of environmental science in society and an evidence-based approach to decision and policy making. One of the most...

  • The Institution of Environmental Sciences (IES) surveys its members annually to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions...

  • Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) and the Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM) have produced this guidance to ensure that air quality is adequately...

Recent journals

  • From the moment humans began launching into Space, we have been turning our tools of exploration back towards the Earth itself. Here, we bring together a collection of papers which explore how Earth...
  • The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessed the impact of research undertaken by UK universities for the first time. Universities submitted case studies to demonstrate their research...
  • More of us than ever before live and work in cities. This issue of the environmental SCIENTIST seeks to address some of the questions that arise around our common urban future. Articles draw on work...
  • Researchers are exploring and developing exciting new materials and industrial processes that manufacturers are bringing to market very rapidly. Yet some of these materials pose problems that could...
  • This issue of environmental SCIENTIST summarises the scope and outcomes of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment and the subsequent Follow-on report. The overall UK NEA programme has made a promising...

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IES policy documents

This document outlines our commitment to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

This document governs the treatment of data by staff, volunteers, Council and Members.

Lays down the rules of professional conduct that all professional members need to abide by.

Poll

Swaziland has proposed legalising the trade in rhino horn in order to pay for anti-poaching measures. Is this a good idea?