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Posted by: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 08/11/2012

Anyone applying for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) in England and Wales needs to provide an evidence plan. These are the main requirements of the newly amended Habitats Regultations. 

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Habitats Directive | NSIPs

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Posted by: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 08/11/2012

Cain Blythe recently chaired a session at the 8th European Conference on Ecological Restoration in the Czech Republic.

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Ecological Consultant | Ecological Restoration | Restoration Ecology

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) AIEEM on 08/11/2012

Some top tips on how to enhance schemes. Continued from Landscape and Urban Design for Wildlife (Part I)

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Categories: Habitat Creation
Tags: bat mitigation | bat surveys | habitat creation

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) AIEEM on 08/11/2012

New guidelines have been published by the Bat Conservation Trust relating to Landscape and Urban Design.

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Categories: Habitat Creation
Tags: bat mitigation | bat surveys | habitat creation

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Posted by: Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 08/11/2012

As of 16th August 2012, the regulations concerning the protection of habitats and species of wild birds have changed. The aim of the amendments to the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 is “To help preserve, maintain and re-establish habitats for wild birds.”

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: bird habitat | special conservation orders

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Posted by: Cain Blythe & Alan Feest on 25/09/2012

Users of Quora have asked the critical question - How do we calculate biodiversity? Here we tap into our significant experience of working with biodiversity to attempt to provide a platform for addressing this challenging question. http://www.quora.com/How-do-we-calculate-the-value-of-biodiversity

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Biodiversity Indicators | Biodiversity Measurement

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Posted by: Dr Alan Feest PhD FCIWEM MIEEM PGCE on 06/08/2012

Alan Feest from Ecosulis has been appointed to one of the international study group considering the externalities of the use of water in agriculture and the growth of maize crops.

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Tags: Biodiversity Measurement | biodiversity valuation | Valuing Nature

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Posted by: Rod Ellison on 11/05/2012

London Borough of Hackney has just launched their BAP. the BAP acknowledges the importance of green scapes for both biodiversity and human health.

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Categories: Habitat Creation
Tags: biodiversity | Green Infrastructure | Green Roofs

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Posted by: on 10/05/2012

Ecosulis’s has been appointed by the University of Cambridge’s Sustainability Leader programme to produce a casestudy into the externalities of corn production. The valuation of externalities is important to understand how sustainable an activity is when non monetised aspects are included.

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Categories: Biodiversity Research
Tags: Ecosystem Services | natural capital | sustainable development

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Posted by: Sara King BSc (Hons) AIEEM on 01/05/2012

Biodiversity offsetting is becoming increasingly popular as a viable mitigation technique for developments. Local Planning Authorities are also developing quantitative techniques to establish the correct level of off-setting for developments at the planning stage.

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Categories: Ecological Consulting
Tags: Biodiversity offsetting | DEFRA | NPPF | Planning

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