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Lucy Erickson
Saturday, October 14, 2017

environmental SCIENTIST | Seafood certification and the SDGs | September 2017


The health of the ocean is inextricably linked to human wellbeing, and fisheries are vital for food security, livelihoods and the sustainable development of...

Recent reports

  • Each year, we survey our members to identify trends in how different services are valued and to gather members’ opinions on potential future developments. Here...

  • Find out more about the IES and our activities by reading the Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2016.

    The 2016 Report features comment from our...

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

  • This definitive guide explores salary trends in the environmental science sector, and provides a valuable guide to what salary you can expect or hope to achieve....

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

Recent journals

  • In September 2015, world leaders adopted the seventeen goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at a special United National Summit. 193 UN Member States signed up to the Goals, which are...
  • Though experts have been aware of the issue for many years, it is only in recent years that the majority of the media and public have become aware of the severity of the air quality crisis in many of...
  • It is estimated that the world's population will reach 9.7 billion by 2050. This presents a huge challenge: how to feed this many people. This problem can be addressed in a variety of ways:...
  • Increasingly vocal demands for repatriation of power from both Brussels and Westminster have re-opened the debate about where decision-making powers on environmental issues should lie. This issue of...
  • Whilst the traditional sciences have been recognised for decades, it was only with the emergence of serious environmental problems in the mid-20th century that environmental science was...

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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.