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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

Autumn Budget - environmental announcements

23rd November 2017 - The Autumn budget was announced today, and amongst Philip Hammond's key announcements, there are some optimistic environmental points
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Commercial ownership data made free

14th November 2017 - HM Land Registry has announced that data on land and property in England and Wales will be made freely available. If the registered legal owner is a UK company, corporate body or overseas company, the information will be free to access. Read more

Water abstraction licensing changes from 1st January 2018

10th November 2017 - Changes in water abstraction licensing for previously exempt activities have been finally agreed following many years of debate. Read more

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. Read more

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". Read more

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. Read more

Mentoring for the RHS Green Plan It Challenge

20th October 2017 - Dave Hine, senior landscape architect at Thomson Ecology, is taking part in the RHS Green Plan It Challenge, which is a scheme designed to get young people interested in horticulture and to potentially consider a career in it or a related industry. Read more