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Today the rewilding and restoration space is characterised by an ever-growing number of inspirational stories, from Ecosulis's own projects through to the efforts of businesses, NGOs, academics, politicians and ordinary citizens across the globe. Here we present a selection of the latest and greatest.

Ecosulis Deliver in Devon and Cornwall

Posted by Hannah Maben - BSc (Hons) MIEEM on 07/08/2011
Since opening our Exeter office 12 months ago Ecosulis’s presence in the south west has continued to grow. We have secured a number of large projects for various clients across a range of sectors. Here is a selection of examples:

Key Aspects of the Localism Bill

Posted by Rod Ellison on 07/06/2011
Localism aims to devolve power from central government to communities. What power will communities gain?

Latest Research Papers

Posted by on 07/04/2011
Five papers relating to biodiversity indicators and measuring biodiversity.

DECC - Microgeneration Strategy

Posted by matt wilby on 07/01/2011
DECC has just launched their microgeneration strategy. Is it a roadmap to grid parity or an aspirational document which leaves fiscal matters to the pending FIT review?

Ecosulis Review: Local Nature Partnerships

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 06/28/2011
Is £1 million enough to secure Local Nature Partnerships and does this undermine the Governments proposals to develop a Green Economy?

Ecosulis Review: The Natural Choice - Securing the Value of Nature

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 06/28/2011
The White Paper has a number of implications for citizens, businesses, local authorities, farmers and landowners, schools and environmental organisations. In this review Ecosulis summarise how the Government want us all to contribute to Big Society.

Ecosulis Review: Nature Improvement Areas

Posted by Cain Blythe - CEnv MIEMA MIEEM MSc BSc (Hons) on 06/28/2011
What does the Governments White Paper "The Natural Choice" mean to Big Society? Will this have a positive impact upon biodiversity in the UK? These are questions explored in our review of Nature Improvement Areas.

Ecosulis Completes Abberton Reservoir Dredging Contract for Carillion

Posted by Glyn Onione on 06/28/2011
Following appointment by Carillion Plc, Ecosulis completes an 8 week dredging contract, requiring excavation of 10,000m3 of clay and silt per day, to enable temporary water abstraction at Abberton Reservoir.

Wind development and flood risk

Posted by on 06/27/2011
How do the amends to PPS 25 effect the application of the sequential test to wind development and the scope of flood risk asssessments for this development type?

Wichelstowe Wildlife News: Issue 3, June 2011 – Spring Works 2011

Posted by Sara King BSc (Hons) on 06/20/2011
You could almost be forgiven for thinking that the UK missed spring this year given the glorious sunshine that we had. However, some things can’t have been missed such as the breeding birds and the brightness of the new leaves on the trees. Wildlife sightings within the Wichelstowe site this spring include deer, herons, mallards, moorhens, grasshopper warbler (red listed bird species) and reptiles.

Ecosulis Supports Countryside Mobility - Access to Nature

Posted by Suzi Day on 06/17/2011
Ecosulis is delighted to support the south west charity Countryside Mobility. Countryside Mobility is a Natural England and Big Lottery funded project providing easy access to the countryside for people with disabilities living in and visiting South West England.

Ecosulis Awarded Fenland Cutting Contract for Natural England

Posted by Julian Burchby on 06/17/2011
With over 400 species of vascular plants recorded, Ecosulis are delighted to be appointed to help maintain Frilford Heath SSSI in favourable condition.