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The UK’s leading experts in gaining consents and
meeting ecological planning conditions. With so much at stake, why use anyone else?

Thomson Unicomarine has over 30 years marine experience. We have provided specialist marine data management solutions for commercial developers and government bodies, such as the Environment Agency, Cefas and Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

We help clients obtain licences and consents for offshore renewable energy, decommissioning, and other marine constructions, oil and gas extraction, sewage outfalls, fish farms, navigational dredging and disposal, beach recharging, aggregate extraction and all near-shore developments.

Testimonials

Correct identification is of paramount importance to our work at the Environment Agency; we need to be absolutely certain of the species’ ID as it influences WFD estuary fish classification scores. Thomson Unicomarine gave a quick turnaround on the project and provided us with the identifications, dissected specimens and material that we can use as teaching aids... Rob Hillman, Senior Environmental Monitoring Officer, Environment Agency.

Latest news & articles

Professor Paul Leinster CBE joins Thomson Ecology Advisory Board
3rd November 2017

We are delighted that Professor Paul Leinster CBE will be joining the Thomson Ecology Advisory Board. Paul is Professor of Environmental Assessment at Cranfield University, prior to which he was Chief Executive of the Environment Agency.
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Striking image of otter wins the 2017 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition
27th October 2017

The winner of the 2017 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is Ian Strone with his image "Rolling in the Seaweed".
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New species paper published
24th October 2017

A paper has been published on new Malmgrenia species, Malmgrenia thomsonae, which was discovered by Dr Ruth Barnich, Principal Biologist at Thomson Ecology.
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Microbeads found on animals from estuarine samples
29th August 2017

The presence of plastic in the oceans is a big concern, especially as it accumulates in the food chain. When analysing sediment samples, we are often asked to record the presence and nature of plastic fragments.
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