Great crested newts: surveys and mitigation for development projects

Standing advice for local planning authorities who need to assess the impacts of development on great crested newts. Survey reports and mitigation plans are required for development projects that could affect protected species, as part of getting planning permission or a mitigation licence. Surveys need to show whether protected species are present in the area or

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The translocation of freshwater pearl mussels: a review of reasons, methods and success and a new protocol for England

Translocation is the intentional collection, movement and release of plants or animals from one or more places to one or different locations. It is normally undertaken in an attempt to establish, re-establish or augment a population i.e. for conservation purposes, but inappropriate translocations can have the potential to cause considerable damage. The freshwater pearl mussel

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Learn Ecological survey techniques online whilst you work with the University of Oxford

This week we’ve spoken with Dr Jocelyne Hughes, Director of the Postgraduate Certificate in Ecological Survey Techniques at the University of Oxford. She shares her insights into online learning for careers in ecology and conservation, and how they can help people to learn remotely whilst they work. What online courses do you offer at Oxford

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What jobs can ecology graduates do?

Simon Bangs is a Conservation Recruitment Consultant for Allen & York – a leading International Sustainability Recruitment Consultancy, with an increasing number of renewable energy jobs, ecology and environmental jobs throughout the globe. WHAT DO YOU DO AS A RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT? We work on behalf of a variety of clients around the world to source new

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