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Can decommissioning benefit the marine environment?

10th March 2017 - Decommissioning of the North Sea oil and gas platforms will start this year as oil platforms built in the 1970s reach the end of their lives. It is estimated that 146 platforms will be removed from the North Sea between 2019 and 2026. Read more

Thomson Ecology to exhibit at Marine Energy Wales’ inaugural conference

3rd March 2017 - The conference on the 30th March at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea, marks the launch of the partnership, whose aim is to develop a sustainable marine energy industry, establishing Wales as a centre of excellence. Read more

Trump, Brexit and the environment

13th February 2017 - In essence when the UK leaves the EU, our wildlife and environment will remain protected.
However, the inauguration of the new President of the United States, Donald Trump, comes with new uncertainties about how the UK’s relationship with the US will impact on our environment. Read more

Thomson Ecology welcomes Dr Phil Aldous, new Director of Water

2nd February 2017 - Thomson Ecology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Phil Aldous as the new Director of Water. Read more

Thomson Ecology makes two new appointments to the leadership team

1st February 2017 - We have appointed Dr Phil Aldous and Joe Harries to our senior management team as we continue to strengthen growth across all areas of ecology consultancy. Read more

Working with Imperial College London to expand the use of eDNA

13th January 2017 - On some projects we use environmental DNA (eDNA) to determine the presence or likely absence of great crested newts. We are now collaboratively working with Imperial College London to expand the use of eDNA. Read more

The Illuminated River

12th December 2016 - Marine Consultant, Sarah Marjoram, has been involved in the initial stages of the very exciting, high profile project, The Illuminated River. The project aims to revitalise and enhance the bridges in central London using light. Read more

Fish rescue to keep fish safe during flood alleviation work

15th November 2016 - We have been working with Network Rail and BAM Nuttall on “fish rescue” projects undertaken as part of ongoing flood alleviation work. Read more

Beach clean for the Thomson Team

11th November 2016 - Members of the Thomson Ecology team tackle plastic waste on West Wittering beach in Sussex on behalf of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS). Read more

Thomson Unicomarine principal collaborates with international marine specialists

7th November 2016 - Thomson Unicomarine’s Principal Taxonomist was invited to the Natural History Museum in Paris to join a symposium focussing on marine animals found on a recent expedition to the Pacific Ocean. Read more

The winner of the 2016 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is announced!

6th October 2016 - The winner of the 2016 Thomson Ecology Photography Competition is Alan Warriner with his striking and atmospheric image “Fire in the ice”. Read more