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Global Recycling Day – plastic pollution threatens our environment

16th March 2018 - The presence of plastic in the oceans and now also in our inland waterways is a major concern. Our marine biologists see the affect that microplastics have on our marine and inland waterways, as they sift through water samples. Read more

How I made it as a woman in the science sector

9th March 2018 - Nancy Thomson has worked in environmental sciences and ecology for over 30 years and in that time, she has seen a definite shift in attitudes towards women working in what has been a traditionally male dominated sector. Read more

Thomson Ecology grows its water and marine divisions with new appointments

28th February 2018 - We are delighted to welcome Dr Shaun Plenty, Dan Collins and Chris Fletcher to the water and marine teams, with their wealth of experience to support our growing water sector client base. Read more

Thomson Ecology working with Whitehill Town Council

20th February 2018 - Over the last year we have been providing ecological advice to Whitehill Town Council with regard to the management and monitoring of the Bordon Inclosure Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) in Hampshire. Read more

The British Water Winter Reception, House of Lords

9th February 2018 - Thomson Ecology’s Director of Water, Dr Phil Aldous attended the British Water Winter Reception at the House of Lords this week. Read more

Dr Ruth Barnich to present at the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity

6th February 2018 - Thomson Unicomarine’s Dr Ruth Barnich will present a paper at the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity in Montreal, Canada this year. Read more

Intelligent data collection

15th December 2017 - The GIS team at Thomson Ecology have developed a new system using two applications. The software runs on any device including Toughpads, and will be synchronised to TIM (Thomson Interactive Mapping), so that once the information is captured, it is transmitted digitally – and instantly - to project managers and clients.
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Thomson Water team – established and thriving

7th December 2017 - 2017 saw the growth of our dedicated water team. The team comprises the marine laboratory, marine consultancy, aquatic ecology teams, and, a new water management team. Read more

UK and Welsh governments sign a new water powers agreement

5th December 2017 - The UK and Welsh governments are set to form a water powers agreement where the authority to
make decisions over water will be shared between them. The new protocol is expected to come into
force in April 2018. Read more

New edition of the London Bird Atlas is now available

28th November 2017 - A new version of the London Bird Atlas contains records of 200 species that were observed in the region. It was co-authored by Richard Arnold, Director of Ecology at Thomson Ecology, and is available to buy now. Read more

ROLO training course – last minute spaces available

24th November - We are running a ROLO training course at our Guildford office on Thursday 30th November – and there are spaces available. Read more