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Thomson Ecology is talking about UAVs at CIEEM Autumn Conference

23rd September 2016 - Thomson Ecology are speaking at the 2016 CIEEM Autumn Conference which is being held at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham on the 1st and 2nd November. Read more

Groundwater; Managing our Hidden Asset

12th September 2016 - Dr Arnaud Duranel, Senior Ecologist at Thomson Ecology, is speaking at the “Groundwater; Managing our Hidden Asset” conference this week. Read more

On the lookout for Sabellaria spinulosa

5th September 2016 - Thomson Unicomarine’s specialist benthic laboratory is currently on the lookout for Sabellaria spinulosa. We have been commissioned to analyse samples for a wind farm in the North Sea to determine the presence of these reef building worms. Read more

Bat surveys and bridge lift-out

30th August 2016 - Video footage shows our client's bridge "lift-out" of a road bridge over the South Wales mainline for Network Rail as part of the Great Western Electrification. We had carried out bat surveys of the bridge and surrounding structures. Read more

Thomson’s principal taxonomist gives talk to staff about new species discovery

18th August 2016 - Dr Ruth Barnich, Thomson Unicomarine’s Principal Taxonomist, presented a talk to all staff in the Guildford office earlier this week, explaining her recent discovery of two new species of polychaete. Read more

European Commission introduces list of invasive species to be banned from entering UK

2nd August 2016 - The regulations covering a list of 37 invasive alien species will come into effect on Wednesday 3rd August. Read more

Thomson Unicomarine's Principal Taxonomist presents new species next week

27th July 2016 - Dr Ruth Barnich, Thomson Unicomarine's Principal Taxonomist, will present and discuss her recently discovered Malmgrenia species at the International Polychaete Conference next week. Read more

Thomson Ecology registered with Natural England to use new GCN Low Impact Class Licence

12th July 2016 - We now have a registered consultant on the recently introduced Great Crested Newt Low Impact Class Licence (GCN LICL) – a new initiative between Natural England and CIEEM. Read more

The 2016 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is now open

11th July 2016 - The competition is entitled "The Seasons of the British Isles", and there are prizes to be won! Find out how to enter here. Read more

Thomson Unicomarine's Principal Taxonomist to introduce new species at International Conference

5th July 2016 - Thomson Unicomarine’s Principal Taxonomist, Dr Ruth Barnich, is preparing for the 12th International Polychaete Conference where she will present her recent discovery of two new species. Read more

Brexit and wildlife legislation

24th June 2016 - Nothing has changed in the law or policy protecting wildlife following the outcome of the EU referendum. All the protection for wildlife that existed prior to the referendum is still in place and there is every indication that it will be retained for the foreseeable future. Read more